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

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Origin of consumer packaged goods

First recorded in 1955–60
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