a segment of a business organization that has a profitable base independent of the business as a whole.
any source of profit.
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How to use profit center in a sentence
Bikes, thanks to Craigslist and eBay, are now easy profit centers for perps.
This happened because in the late 1980s the Brits realized that an airport could be an entirely new kind of profit center.