Definitions (2)

1.A purchaser of a good or service in retail.
2.An end user, and not necessarily a purchaser, in the distribution chain of a good or service. See also customer.

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  • A primary concern for cell phone retailers is the ability of the consumer to understand and carry out simple directions using the product.

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  • The consumer was very pleased when store prices dropped on his favorite items, such as on the orange juice, milk, and cheese.

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  • Many government services are becoming more and more consumer oriented as they begin to really focus on delivery and on ensuring that they are providing the top level of service to the people it serves.

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