substitute goods

Definition

Various items or products that can serve the same purpose. At times these types of goods are so similar that increased demand for one of the goods will subsequently cause a decrease in demand for the other.

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You need to make sure that you can find some substitute goods just in case you run out of the resources you need.

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The big warehouse stores generally excel at providing substitute goods at half the cost of the equivalent brand named items.

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We were in a market that had an excessive amount of substitute goods as consumers were able to source their needs many ways.

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