The practice of joining related products together for the purpose of selling...
the practice of selling two or more products or services together, but at a single price: e.g., personal computers are typically sold containing several software packages, a home improvement service may combine several renovation services and offer a single price to the homeowner, or two media may join together as an advertising package, such as AOL Time Warner and CBS combining and offering advertising time as a package. See cross-media advertising and multi-media buy.
The practice of supplying two separate products together, so buyer who only want one, must buy both.... more on: Bundling
(also referred to as "The Big Deal") A business practice of many large commercial publishers that entails offering universities access to a large group of journal titles at a discounted price. Can lower the average cost of access per journal, but reduces library control over collections and increases publishers' market power over libraries.
Packaging multiple features or products together for a single price.
The act of combining a number of different components, products, and/or services in order to sell at one price.
In this practice, small donations are combined and delivered to campaigns by an individual or group. It's a way for an interest group to stay within legal limits on individual contributions, yet demonstrate its money-raising prowess. The McCain-Feingold legislation would ban most instances of bundling.
term used by software companies to refer to the trend in Microsoft and other PC software firms "to bundle together multiple products into a smaller number of unified or integrated product offerings." (Cusumano & Selby, MS Secrets, p.444)
Combining related products and selling them together. Bundling is a common practice in the software industry.
The practice of distributing multiple pieces of software together, so that when the software â€œbundleâ€ is installed, multiple components may be installed. In many cases, bundling is a convenient way to distribute related pieces of software together. However, in some cases, unwanted software components, such as nuisance or harmful adware, can be bundled with programs users want, and can thereby be downloaded onto their computers without notice or consent.
When referring to cable service, combining goods and/or services into a single package, often for a discounted price.
Offering of services, like cable modems and an online service, so that if the consumer buys one, they must get the other. Seen as an impediment to Open Access since the consumer must pay for two ISP services if they don't like the one bundled by the cable provider.
finished printed material is counted into sets (usually 50 or 100), then packaged elastic bands.
This is a marketing term which refers to combining all related telecommunications services into a joint bill, which usually comes out to less than the total of the combined bills together. For example, it would be cheaper for a consumer to purchase high-speed Internet access, cable, and long-distance service from a single provider instead of purchasing all services separately.
Most often, this refers to the inclusion of software components to complement a purchase of hardware. This term can also refer to the process by which some unwanted spyware can enter your computer, by surreptitiously downloading alongside other, more desirable downloads.
In order to receive postal discounts, your mail must be grouped according to postal zone, boxed in special containers according to postal standards. A bar-coded label attached tells the post offices equipment where the mail piece goes.
Bundling is a marketing term that combines related Telecommunication services into a joint bill. Some providers give special discounts to consumers when bundling their service into one bill.
The practice of grouping several individual procedures or services together for the purpose of paying for them as one package.
The process whereby folded print sections from the Solna web press are bundled together and strapped inside end-boards for transport to the finishing operation. Approximately 250 sections per bundle.
The practice of pooling individual contributions from various people -- often those employed by the same business or in the same profession -- in order to maximize the political influence of the bundler. Typically, all of the checks collected in this way are sent or delivered to candidates on the same day. PACs and political party committees that have already given the maximum allowed by law often bundle individual contributions as a way of delivering even more money to candidates.
Combining two forms of insurance into one policy, for example vision and dental, or medical and dental. Commonly occures with non core benefits. Life/AD&D, LTD, STD and FSA Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts are excluded under COBRA, unless they are bundled with the group health plan.
Grouping various telecommunications services -- wireline and/or wireless -- as a package to increase the appeal to potential customers and reduce advertising, marketing and other expenses associated with delivering multiple services. For example, a bundled package could include long distance, cellular, Internet and paging services. Next Free Cell Phones Free Camera Phones Free Smartphones
Many telecommunications companyâ€(tm)s â€˜bundleâ€(tm) their services. This means they will offer you an incentive in the form of a discount to get more than one of your phone services with them CAPEX Capital expenditure
The practice of marketing two or more product or service items in a single package with one price.
the packaging of a number of services together such that the price of the bundle is less than the price of the individual services or smaller bundled packages of those services.
the tying of one service or product to the supply of others, often at a price discount for a package of services.
the practice of including multiple products in a package deal. Frequently, spyware is bundled with freeware or shareware products.
Inclusion of many smaller projects together in a larger project.
Offering groups of programs at a single price; common practice of cable and pay television. See tiering.
Also Known As: bundle Definition: The grouping of available services and promotions to be offered as a plan.
The practice of selling hardware and/or software in packages, so that users get (and pay for) all sorts of things they may not want. The attraction to the vendor is that the unit of purchase is large. IBM voluntarily abandoned such practices in the US (see Consent decree) but Microsoft now gets accused of similar activities.
A marketing strategy that combines a variety of telephone and related services on a single bill, often at a discount over individually purchased services.
Banding articles together into distinct and separate units with plastic stretch film.
The tying of one particular service or product to the supply of another. This can include some situations where supplying the services is linked through using discounts. Please also see full- line forcing.
1) For electricity, combining the costs of generation, transmission, and distribution and other services into a single rate charged to the retail customer. 2) For natural gas, providing a combination of products and services in a single package at fixed price with no customer ability to accept less than the entire package.
A method by which the insurance company decides to combine payment for two or more medical services.
Wrapping a number of finished boxes together in paper, for purposes of shipping or storing.
An approach to treatment that ties or "bundles" several treatment services together, often delivering them in a specific treatment setting. Because this approach often overlooks a patient's individual needs and can lead to inappropriate and unnecessary service provision, the current trend is toward unbundling services, a more flexible approach.
Combining or lumping the cost for more than one service (i.e. gathering, storage, transportation, etc.) into one charge.
The merging of more than one service rate into a single rate. For example, paying for a particular service and receiving another service at a reduced cost. The two services are only sold as a unit and not individually.
Marketing strategy implemented after deregulation of the telecommunications industry which involves service providers offering multiple services together in a package. These packages are sold to consumers at discounted rates and are designed to lure customers away from competitors and encourage loyalty.
A marketing term that combines related telecom services for a joint bill which is less than the total of the combined bills added together.
partners sleeping together clothed and without sex
An occurrence where two or more products are combined into one transaction for a single price.
Bundling was the traditional practice of wrapping people together in a bed, usually as a part of courting behavior. The tradition is thought to have originated either in the Netherlands or in the British Isles and later became common in Colonial America, especially in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The aim was to allow intimacy without sexual intercourse.