Meaning of “profit squeeze” in the English Dictionary


"profit squeeze" in Business English

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profit squeezenoun [ C ]

uk us also profits squeeze

COMMERCE, FINANCE a period of time when profits go down, for example because of falling prices, increased competition, or rising costs:

Whenever a product is profitable, everyone jumps in and starts production, quickly leading to over-supply and a profit squeeze.

(Definition of “profit squeeze” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)