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

Examples of buyer's market in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Free agency will be a buyer's market. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, 10 Mar. 2021 In order to be as bad as possible, teams will need to sell off quality pieces, especially their veterans, which means competitive teams could find themselves in a buyer's market. Morten Jensen, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of buyer's market was in 1888

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“Buyer's market.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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