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  • noun The act of cannibalizing.


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  • I want to point out that I've heard the word cannibalization over the last several years, but I have not seen a single instance of one property cannibalizing the other.

  • There's no longer any worry in corporate boardrooms about "cannibalization" -- one division of the company stealing sales from another.

    Look Out, Jeff Bezos

  • "I don't think we can have what's called cannibalization of gaming in Illinois, where there's so many different places there's gambling that it ends up hurting the overall product," Quinn said.

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  • A new loan customer at Kansas City-based Missouri Bank typically means a lost customer somewhere else, a process Burcham called cannibalization. Front Page

  • Part of this trend comes from the substitution effect in consumer spending, the so-called "cannibalization" of other businesses by casinos. News

  • However, it also said the so-called cannibalization rate of the low-end notebook market will be in the 30% to 40% range.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • BTW - This doesn't mean I'm abandoning my recommendations for internal linking with good anchor text for either usability, keyword cannibalization or to provide an initial boost.

    SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog

  • What Paul and I ended up with at the end of our cannibalization was a pistol design that was appropriatley powered, but with a much larger "back end support" than anticpated.


  • In its most recently reported quarter ended June 27, Apple partly blamed an 11% decline in iPod revenues on "cannibalization" from the iPhone.

    Apple Is Expected to Update iPods

  • Whole Foods partially blamed heightened competition, Hurricane Katrina, and "cannibalization," which means the company is eating its own market share with new stores.

    Whole Foods Shares Go Bad On Q4 Report Ripe For A Change?


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