perishable commodities

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  • We should also find a new and less costly method for supporting perishable commodities than the law now provides. Cited from State of the Union, Harry S. Truman
  • We see it regularly applied in certain local trades, especially in the production and distribution of perishable commodities. Cited from Problems of Poverty, by John A. Hobson
  • He deals in a perishable commodity that will not keep; for if it be not fresh it lies upon his hands and will yield nothing. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • Refrigeration also allowed for production of perishable commodities, which could then be shipped throughout the United States.
  • For perishable commodities, price differences between near and far delivery are not a contango.
  • These systems utilize the information to provide reliable and protected services to shippers of perishable commodities.
  • The perishable commodities are immediately sold, and the Mandarins and army are paid by bills on these magazines. Cited from The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities, by Henry M. Brooks
  • In addition to cut flower sales in the Netherlands, Dutch auctions have also been used for perishable commodities such as fish and tobacco.
  • The consumers get the supply of perishable commodities with lower fluctuation of prices.
  • The Court recalled that news is a perishable commodity and to delay its publication, even for a short period, may well deprive it of all its value and interest.
  • Nothing, therefore, it is pretended, can be more disadvantageous to any country, than the trade which consists in the exchange of such lasting for such perishable commodities. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • What the miner had to sell -- his labor -- was a perishable commodity; the labor of today -- if not sold today was lost forever. Cited from Theodore Roosevelt and His Times by Harold Howland
  • My crew could not have eaten such a lot in a year; and potatoes (excuse these practical remarks) are a highly perishable commodity. Cited from 'Twixt Land & Sea, by Joseph Conrad
  • Advertising time and space is a perishable commodity.
  • Perishable commodities, the overplus of the markets and shops, are cheaper at night than in the morning. Cited from The Czar's Spy, by William Le Queux
  • To the companies that sell perishable commodities, an instantaneous conversation with a buyer in a distant city has often saved a carload or a cargo. Cited from The History of the Telephone, by Herbert N. Casson
  • All the stores were now brought up from the landing-place, and as I had put up several extra shelves some weeks previously, plenty of room was found for all the perishable commodities inside the Shack. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Training, morale, and readiness to fight are perishable commodities requiring both a generous expenditure of resources and careful nurturing. Cited from Shock and Awe, Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade
  • Whip-handles are a very perishable commodity; if one used nothing but the lash, they would be everlasting, but, as a rule, one is not long satisfied with that. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • Thus a vessel from the West Indies, having perishable commodities on board, might reach Boston in twelve days, the vessel and cargo in good condition, and every man stout and hearty. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
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