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Synonyms for cannibalize

eat human flesh

use parts of something to repair something else

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For IRSP computations, cannibalization is allowed, since aircraft in maintenance at the MOBs are actually co-located.
These data only tell half the cannibalization story, however, because they are static in nature, reflecting only the general loyalty inherent to the given SKU.
How much cannibalization has occurred with the second channel?
The cases could have readily provided a much richer description of the important psychological and organizational forces that prevent the continued cannibalization of current winners.
The related report, "Best Practices in Expanding a Product Portfolio without Cannibalizing an Established Pharmaceutical Brand," delivers successful strategies and tactics for managing resources and avoiding or controlling product cannibalization when marketing multiple brands for the same area of use.
3% Y/Y in FQ2 to just $62M, thanks to tough competition from Amazon and ongoing tablet cannibalization of e-readers.
The cannibalization effect on compact cameras by smartphones has become quite serious", says an analyst.
Gill saw cannibalization occur first-hand as executive producer of romantic comedy, ``Next Stop Wonderland,'' which opened to strong reviews and grossed $2.
Additionally, due to the fact that the two brands differ markedly, A-B can successfully market the two brands without fear of brand cannibalization.
Further, the CEO directly looks at marketing results and calculates, among other things, the cannibalization effect that a new product will have on existing menu items, thus quantifying net new business.
However, market cannibalization by segments could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
Cannibalization, confusion in channel and sales priorities were some of the common concerns.
We've been sitting ducks for cannibalization,'' said Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who represents the Valley.
This morning, the brokerage firm lowered its PC unit and average-selling-price (ASP) predictions for 2009 and 2010, citing cannibalization from netbooks - which are inexpensive versions of notebooks - and weaker-than-expected demand.