prepurchase

prepurchase

(priːˈpɜːtʃɪs)
adj
of the period before making a purchase
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19 Tax and accounting considerations may very well alter the optimal prepurchase strategy.
The inventory may be held and acquired through short-term borrowings which generally carry higher interest charges than long-term funds, or may be acquired with long-term borrowings as a prepurchase of construction materials.
They focused on the prepurchase influence of reference groups, which they defined simply as one or more people who significantly influence an individual's behavior.
Accordingly, the prepurchase investigation should include a thorough environmental investigation or audit.
The strategy should identify key milestones, arrange for prepurchase of equipment with long delivery times, and define elements of the project that must be done on a "fast-track" basis.
"Beyond the Walls" is certain to be available for prepurchase viewing at many education and library conferences in the next several months including Electronic Networking & Publishing '92, to be held January 14-16 in New York (contact Meckler Conference Management, Westport, CT, 800/635-5537 for details).
In the case of a good whose quality cannot be determined prepurchase, the promise of higher quality is often accompanied by some form of "bonding" on the part of the firm.
Prepurchase and design decisions were made using a variety of processes.
Also coming to the fore are booklets or cards for frequent renters-one or more free rentals with the prepurchase of a book for 10 or more rentals.
That's an accurate figure, but deserves further explanation because it was more than an annual inspection, and further detail might help potential Baron owners realize that the bar for a prepurchase inspection will likely be significantly different than for an in-service annual maintenance event.
Demand for natural products is demonstrated not only by the share of shoppers purchasing these items, but by their prepurchase activity.
According to a recent Forrester Research study, "Why Amazon Matters Now More Than Ever," 30 percent of consumers say they researched their last online purchases using Amazon, as opposed to the 13 percent who tapped Google for prepurchase information.