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commerce the segment of a market representing the large number of products that sell in small quantities, considered by some to be of greater financial value than the few products that sell in very large quantities
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Word Origin for long tail
C21: from the appearance of typical sales patterns on a graph
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How to use long tail in a sentence
Does OWS stand any chance to be looked on favorably in the long tail of history?Occupy Wall Street Spawns Its First Books|Jimmy So|November 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The hairy animal, with the long tail, came straight for the bush behind which Squinty was hiding, and crawled through.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
He preceded it by some yards, riding Djerid, who whisked his long tail till it whistled in the dust of the dirty pavement.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
Ordered that no long tail wigs, large sleeves or ruffles be worn by any member at the club.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
This animal, which is originally a native of Spain, has acquired a long tail in Tartary, and a thick bushy coat in Syria.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
She is betrayed in the usual manner, and finds, when too late, that she is embracing a hairy incubus which has a long tail.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman