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yield management

the process of frequently adjusting the price of a product in response to various market factors, as demand or competition.
Origin of yield management
1980-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for yield management
  • And the stage length is a bit high for fleet utilization and yield management.
  • Moderating between these two conflicting considerations is the arcane practice of yield management.
  • Airlines adopted automation for reservations and then perfected yield management.
  • It appears there are some subtleties of yield management that are not within my grasp.
  • Therefore, yield management played a crucial role in airline operation.
  • Better meteorological information and yield management tools are improving the efficiency of the entire aviation network.
  • Multiple use and sustained-yield management of all forest resources are an integral part of these principles.
Contemporary definitions for yield management

the practice of adjusting prices up or down in response to demand in order to control yield's 21st Century Lexicon
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