price point


Definition of price point 

: the standard price set by the manufacturer for a product

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At this affordable price point, this is soon to replace your favorite drugstore foundation. Allure Editors, Allure, "The Best New Beauty Products This Month," 9 July 2018 For me personally, the SheaMoisture mask felt the most realistic in terms of price point, amount of product, and impact on my texture. Rachel Charlene Lewis, SELF, "3 Scalp Masks for Dandruff That Didn’t Dry Out My Curly Hair," 28 May 2018 But these are uncharted waters at this price point, and Goot knows it. Jake Woolf, GQ, "The Start-Up Menswear Brand That Wants You to Buy an Entire Wardrobe All at Once," 9 Jan. 2018 No one knows which marketing genius first started shaving off a penny or a dollar from an even price point. Adam Snitzer, miamiherald, "Why 9 is my favorite number," 12 July 2018 Some experts warn that Truvada’s high price point could financially undermine such broad prevention efforts. Washington Post, "Out-Of-Pocket Costs Put HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many At Risk," 11 July 2018 The line is currently serviced by Amtrak with an infrequent schedule and higher price point. Nina Cochran,, "Will Commuters Actually Ride The Hartford Line? We Asked Train Riders," 10 June 2018 The first is to buy a new Mountainsmith Scream 55, a lightweight, no-nonsense bag at an excellent price point with front storage pockets, EVA back panel, and a just-right packing size at 55 liters. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, "Put Together Your Next Backpacking Setup for $300," 1 June 2018 One online bridal brand has just created its own version of her look — at a very affordable price point. Kaitlyn Frey,, "You Can Now Buy a Replica of Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Gown for Under $1,500," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of price point

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of price point was in 1894

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business : a product's regular price as set by the manufacturer

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