Category Development Index (CDI)

Technology / Television (TV) / Category Development Index (CDI): A measure of the relationship of a specific category's sales to population in a specific geographic area. The CDI is derived by dividing an area's percent of total U.S. sales by that area's percent of population. Comparing BDI and CDI can be helpful in gauging brand or category potential.

Other Words for Category

Category Noun Synonyms: class, classification, type, sort, kind, variety, group, grouping, listing, rank, ranking, list, grade, department, division, section, sector, area, sphere, head, heading
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Other Words for Development

Development Noun Synonyms: evolution, growth, evolvement, maturation, unfolding, maturing, maturity, increase, expansion, enlargement, increment, advance, advancement, progress, improvement
Development Verb Synonyms: occurrence, happening, event, incident, circumstance, situation, condition, phenomenon
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Other Words for Index

Index Adjective Synonyms: mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide
Index Noun Synonyms: guide, directory, list, listing, table of contents, catalogue, key, thesaurus
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Prices Received Index

Business / Agriculture / Prices Received Index: An index that measures changes in the prices received for crops and livestock. NASS currently publishes the index on a 1990-92=100 base. A ratio of the prices received index to the prices paid index o MORE

Prices Paid Index

Business / Agriculture / Prices Paid Index: An index that measures changes in the prices paid for goods and services used in crop and livestock production and family living. The production component of the index accounts for over 65% of the tot MORE

Producer Price Index (PPI)

Business / Finance / Producer Price Index (PPI): Index measuring changes in wholesale prices, published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics every month. MORE

Profitability Index

Business / Finance / Profitability Index: The present value of the future cash flows divided by the initial investment. Also called the benefit-cost ratio. MORE

Purchase Of Development Rights (PDR)

Business / Agriculture / Purchase Of Development Rights (PDR): The acquisition of property development rights through voluntary sale by the landowner to a government agency or land trust. The government agency or land trust acquiring development rights typically MORE

Price-Weighted Index

Business / Finance / Price-Weighted Index: An index giving a greater influence to higher-valued stocks by weighting all component stocks by their price. MORE

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