One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Become unable to compete commercially.
- ‘Coastal property is flatlining after pricing itself out of the market, and rising crime and overcrowding are also conspiring to drive buyers inland.’
- ‘We simply cannot afford to price ourselves out of the market,’ he said.’
- ‘In a glut of greed, some owners were literally pricing themselves out of the market.’
- ‘The study suggested that in a number of cases, contractors who pay their workers the minimum wage actually price themselves out of the market in many sectors, particularly agricultural and construction work.’
- ‘When it comes to food and beverages we are pricing ourselves out of the market when we must be competitive.’
- ‘Soaring cinema ticket costs mean Colchester's Odeon is pricing itself out of the market, a movie buff has claimed.’
- ‘He says vacancies are up because rent decontrol allowed landlords to raise rents once tenants left, until they virtually priced themselves out of the market.’
- ‘People should also remember that even though the general public are willing to pay for peace of mind, a time will come when any organisation can price itself out of the market, no matter what service it is offering.’
- ‘Property has practically priced itself out of the market at this stage, with the spectre of oversupply looming in many towns around the country and prices still surging forward.’
- ‘Tourism is off, and tourism officials have warned restaurants and hotels they risk pricing themselves out of the market…’
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