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mark·down

 (märk′doun′)
n.
1. A reduction in price.
2. The amount by which a price is reduced.

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(ˈmɑːkˌdaʊn)
n
(Commerce) a price reduction
vb
(Commerce) (tr, adverb) to reduce in price

mark•down

(ˈmɑrkˌdaʊn)

n.
1. a reduction in the price of an item.
2. the amount by which a price is reduced.
[1880–90]
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noun
A lowering in price or value:
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[ˈmɑːkdaʊn] N (Comm) → rebaja f, reducción f

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n (Comm) → Preissenkung f(of um); markdown priceherabgesetzter Preis
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Figure 2 illustrates how markdown money might be mutually preferable to the wholesale-price-only scenario.
Because most customers purchased regular priced merchandise in addition to reduced-price clothing, the average markdown was 15% -- half of what it would have been had we waited until the January clearance sales to address the problem.
* The end-of-season markdown strategy: Rather than dump the 3.0 version of CorelDraw when version 4.0 shipped, Corel kept the older version on the shelf--but repriced it for entry-level buyers.
The staff projection prepared for this meeting pointed to a continuing recovery in economic activity, but recent reports on business and consumer confidence combined with other information had led to an appreciable markdown in the projected rate of expansion for the current quarter and to a lesser markdown for the first quarter of 1992.
Markdown administration can be another major cause of shrink.
According to numerical weather prediction, it is expected to markdown to a tropical storm and will track north/northeast-ward during the next 12 hours." The wind speed around the centre will be around 64 - 70 knots, and the distance between the eye of the storm and Omani coasts will be 750 km.
Create One Complete Version of the Truth: Through a common business process, calculations and smart starting points in a cloud native platform planners can easily review and update sales, promotions, and markdown plans.
The researchers identify regret and misperception about a product's availability during the markdown period as key behavioral issues that influence purchase decisions.
Markdown, on Prince Edward Road, South Shields, sells a range of hardware goods, toys, gifts and general household produce.
A discount may be based on a retailer's sales volume (sales-based allowance) or on the quantity of merchandise a retailer purchases (volume-based allowance), or it may relate to a retailer's reduction in retail selling price (markdown allowance or margin protection payment) (preamble to REG425949-10).
The mark-ups and markdowns charged by Citi International were outside of appropriate standards for fair pricing in debt transactions, and FINRA will continue to identify and address transactions that violate fair pricing standards, regardless of whether a mark-up or markdown is above or below 5 percent.'
DemandTec said that it will leverage AIS's MarkdownXpert workflow and science in Markdown Optimization, a DemandTec software service currently used by multiple retailers which allows the design of optimal plans that set markdown timing and depth to maximize profitability and inventory objectives for clearance items.