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English definition of “decoy marketing”

decoy marketing

noun [U]
 
 
MARKETING
a way of marketing a product or service in which a company offers customers a similar product or service of lower quality at about the same price, in order to improve sales of what they are really trying to sell: Need to sell more products or services? The decoy marketing offer introduces false choices to make another choice look more appealing.
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