buyer's market


Definition of buyer's market

: a market in which goods are plentiful, buyers have a wide range of choice, and prices tend to be low — compare seller's market

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Recent Examples on the Web That is partly due to some travelers' concerns about traveling to the region due to Russia's war in Ukraine, which means Western Europe is a buyer's market for the moment, according to CBS News' Peter Greenberg. CBS News, 31 May 2022 On a recent trip to Costa Rica, Janice Lintz decided to take advantage of the buyer's market. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 11 Mar. 2022 With the uptick in the smartphone narrative, these industries are poised to deliver real growth and create new value for buyers, thereby placing sellers in an esteemed position to sell their business to a captive buyer's market. Yec, Forbes, 28 Oct. 2021 After the crash, most of the United States witnessed a buyer's market that lasted almost 12 years, which was out of the norm from previous cycles that were more stable in their predictability. Collin Mcdowell, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 It's been a buyer's market for travel since the start of the pandemic. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 12 Mar. 2021 The labor market will become a buyer's market, where there are many more job seekers than job openings. Gad Levanon For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 1 July 2020 There will be more new and used cars than initial consumer demand, making it a buyer's market. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 23 Apr. 2020 The record prices are only the latest reminder that even in a buyer's market, the cost of homes has for decades outpaced wage growth in the U.S., putting homeownership out of reach for many Americans. Sarah Min, CBS News, 22 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of buyer's market

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Buyer's market.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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