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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.

    unknown title 2011

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

    Look Out, Jeff Bezos 2008

  • "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.

    News - 2011

  • A new loan customer at Kansas City-based Missouri Bank typically means a lost customer somewhere else, a process Burcham called cannibalization. Front Page 2011

  • Part of this trend comes from the substitution effect in consumer spending, the so-called "cannibalization" of other businesses by casinos. News Mark Bergen 2011

  • 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 2010

  • 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 2009

  • 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.

    PaulDotCom 2009

  • 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 2009

  • 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? 2006


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