big-ticket items

 High-priced goods.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Big ticket item — refers to retail goods that have a high selling price in comparison to other items sold in the same store, and that have high profit potential associated with them.It can also refer to niche stores that sell products at a higher price than… …   Wikipedia

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  • big-ticket — /big tik it/, adj. costing a great deal; expensive: fur coats and other big ticket items. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

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  • big-ticket — mod. having to do with something expensive. □ Will the government cut back on the big ticket programs? □ In a survey taken last month, heads of families said they were unwilling to put big ticket items at the bottom of their shopping lists …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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