[kuh n-soo-muh-rahyz] /kənˈsu məˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), consumerized, consumerizing.
to make (goods or a product) suitable or available for mass consumption:
to consumerize computers by making them cheaper.
to encourage or foster the widespread consumption of (goods or a product).
noun 1. an index of the changes in the cost of goods and services to a typical consumer, based on the costs of the same goods and services at a base period. Abbreviation: CPI. An index published by the government each month of prices for a representative sample of goods and services. The consumer price […]
noun, U.S. Government. 1. an independent regulatory agency, created in 1972, that protects the public against risk of injury from consumer products. Abbreviation: CPSC.
- Consumer research
noun the investigation and analysis of consumer needs and opinions about goods and services; also called market research
[kuh n-soo-mer] /kənˈsu mər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Economics. a person or organization that uses a commodity or service. 3. Ecology. an organism, usually an animal, that feeds on plants or other animals. /kənˈsjuːmə/ noun 1. a person who acquires goods and services for his or her own personal needs […]