consumer packaged goods

[ kuhn-soo-mer pak-ijd goodz ]
/ kənˈsu mər ˈpæk ɪdʒd ˌgʊdz /

plural noun Economics

goods that are bought for short-term usage and replaced frequently, as food, cosmetics, and clothing, in contrast to goods bought for long-term usage, as appliances and furniture. Abbreviation: CPG

Nearby words

  1. consumer,
  2. consumer advocate,
  3. consumer credit,
  4. consumer durable,
  5. consumer goods,
  6. consumer price index,
  7. consumer product safety commission,
  8. consumer strike,
  9. consumer terrorism,
  10. consumerism

See also consumer goods.

Origin of consumer packaged goods

First recorded in 1955–60

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