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Definition of

pricing policy

Operations & Production

way in which businesses determine prices the method of decision making used for setting the prices for a company's products or services. A pricing policy is usually based on the costs of production or provision with a margin for profit, for example, cost-plus pricing.

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Definitions of ’pricing policy’ and meaning of ’pricing policy’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’pricing policy’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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