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- another term for commodify
- ‘Both products had suddenly become commoditised, barriers to entry were very low, and prices were dropping dramatically.’
- ‘How do we best streamline the process of retraining for the new tasks as the old ones become commoditized?’
- ‘Certainly, there are some industries that are maturing and commoditizing products (which is a good thing), which should lead to opportunities for certain industries to restructure.’
- ‘Each, therefore, has a strong incentive to neutralize its competitors' strengths by commoditizing the parts of the stack that are most important to them.’
- ‘He argues that information technology will follow the paths of earlier technological inventions such as railways and electricity and become commoditised, and thus lose its value.’
- ‘This is a generation that will know of nothing that isn't commoditised and cannot be packaged up and sold back to us.’
- ‘‘Water has been commoditized, and the standards dumbed down to benefit large bottlers,’ says Johnson.’
- ‘‘Things that we look forward to using from them are commoditized services such as desktop support,’ he explains.’
- ‘His goods have become commoditised, sales are slowing, while rents and labour costs are rising.’
- ‘Bidders are likely to offload parts of the group, which has struggled as its market has become increasingly commoditised.’
- ‘As much as the sensor suppliers try to create advanced and unique sensor technology, the competition quickly catches up and once again commoditizes the component.’
- ‘We will start to commoditise IT services by offering ranges of service level to suit the client.’
- ‘It pioneered and eventually withdrew from manufacturing personal computers when they became commoditised and could be made more cheaply by somebody else.’
- ‘But by creating the interest, by putting their private life up for auction in this way, doesn't the celebrity also commoditise themselves?’
- ‘Of course, the business of commoditizing the industry, which is likely to happen, can wait a while.’
- ‘Even with the emergence of off-the-shelf hardware and software, the router market won't become as commoditized as the PC market.’
- ‘I agree that auditing has been commoditized.’
- ‘At the same time, basic wireless technology is becoming commoditized, which lowers barriers to entry for newcomers, especially from Asia.’
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