Business Dictionary :
Discount



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Discount : noun : percentage by which a full price is reduced to a buyer by the seller

  • To give a discount on bulk purchases

  • To sell goods at a discount

  • At a discount price = to sell goods below the normal price


  • Basic Discount = normal discount without extra percentages
  • We give 25% as a basic discount, but can add 5% for cash payment.


  • Quantity Discount = discount given to people who buy large quantities
  • 10% discount for quantity purchases = you pay 10% less if you buy a large quantity.

  • 10% discount for cash or 10% cash discount = you pay 10% less if you pay in cash.


  • Trade Discount = discount given to a customer in the same trade


    Discount House = financial company which specializes in discounting bills


    Discount House = shop which specializes in selling cheap goods bought at a high discount


    Discount Rate = percentage taken when a bank buys bills


    Discount Store = shop which specializes in cheap goods bought at a high discount


    Discount : noun : shares which stand at a discount = shares which are lower in price than their face value


    Discount : verb : to reduce prices to increase sales
  • To discount bills of exchange = to buy bills of exchange for less than the value written on them in order to cash them later

  • Shares are discounting a rise in the dollar = shares have risen in advance of a rise in the dollar price


  • Discounted Cash Flow = calculating the forecast return on capital investment in current terms with reductions for current interest rates


    Discounted Value = difference between the filled value of a share and its lower market price

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