consumer durables

plural noun

British
: products (such as cars and stoves) that usually last a very long time : durable goods

Examples of consumer durables in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The top-performing subsectors were food, healthcare equipment, and consumer durables. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Most sectors trade lower with the largest losses among process industries, energy minerals and consumer durables. WSJ, 7 Nov. 2023 Tens of millions of entrepreneurs from humble backgrounds built factories that flooded China with consumer durables, construction materials, food, and labor-intensive goods. Yasheng Huang, Foreign Affairs, 25 Sep. 2023 The top-performing subsectors were food/beverages/tobacco, consumer durables and consumer services, while media, food staples and technical hardware were among the worst. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2023 Comparable sales in the U.S. are set to climb 6% in the second quarter, which is higher than expected, and the company has also made progress in clearing out inventories of consumer durables. Allison Nicole Smith, Fortune, 26 July 2022 This has led analysts to make statements to the effect that core inflation would have been 2 points lower if consumer durables hadn’t gone up in price. Jason Furman, WSJ, 6 Mar. 2022 For consumer durables, demand is likely to be driven by both urban and rural segments, LocalCircles said. Mimansa Verma, Quartz, 26 Sep. 2022 That forced the group to sell off stakes in some core assets such as consumer durables business Eureka Forbes and renewable energy outfit Sterling Wilson Renewable Energy. Anu Raghunathan, Forbes, 29 June 2022

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“Consumer durables.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consumer%20durables. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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