Their role is to be opinion leaders and have influence over the early majority.
The third identifiable subgroup within a population that adopts an innovation.
A term reflecting the maximum amount that can be spent by a retail store for yearly rent expenses.
It is calculated by subtracting from planned sales all projected nonrent costs including a projected or planned profit figure.
A situation in which a percentage increase in price attracts a greater percentage of' products offered to the market. A situation in which the percentage of goods offered "stretches" more than the percentage increase in price.1.
A measure of the responsiveness of the quantity of a product taken in the market to price changes. (technical definition) E is the limit as the change in price tends to zero of a ratio composed of two ratios: the change in quantity/quantity, divided by change in price/price.
The economic environment encompasses such factors as productivity, income, wealth, inflation, balance of payments, pricing, poverty, interest rates, credit, transportation, and employment; it is the totality of the economic surroundings that affect a company's markets and its opportunities.
A model of human behavior assumed by economists in analyzing market behavior.
A situation in which a cut in price increases the quantity taken in the market enough that total revenue is increased. A situation in which a given change in the price of an economic good is associated with a more than proportionate change in the quantity that buyers would purchase. A situation in which the percentage of quantity taken "stretches" more than the percentage drop in price.1.
The economic person is a rational person who attempts to maximize the utility received from his/her monetary outflows and sacrifices.
The complex of interactions of all the organisms with their environments and with each other.
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