- Abandonment, Product
- Deletion, Product
- Discontinuation, Product
- Elimination, Product
- Product abandonment
- Product deletion
- Product discontinuation
- Product pruning
- Product withdrawal
- Pruning, Product
- Withdrawal, Product
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: Work cat.: Ensuring best practice in the notification of product discontinuations, 2001: p. 1 (discontinuing a medicine) p. 2 (Every product has a limited medical or economic life cycle and the decision to delete a product can be made for a variety of reasons, including: change in medical practice and availability of newer and better drugs; change in marketing strategy; commercial decisions; parent company decisions; manufacturing capacity restraints, revisions of quality, regulatory or compliance requirements; problems in procurement of active ingredient) p. 3 (product deletions; when a product is being withdrawn)
- found: Koschnick, W. Dict. of marketing, c1995 (Product deletion SEE Product elimination: The decision of a business firm to phase out or drop a weak product; product abandonment use product elimination)
- found: Ivanovic, A. Dict. of marketing, 1996 (Product: Product deletion or product elimination: Discontinuing of products as new ones are added to a company's product range)
- found: BPI (hdg: Product elimination)
- found: Ostow, R. Dict. of marketing, 1988 (product deletion, also called product pruning)
- found: Clemente, M.N. Marketing glossary, 1992 (abandonment: decision to discontinue marketing a product. Also known as product deletion and withdrawal.)
- 2002-08-21: new
- 2002-10-03: revised
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