Define: Markup

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Definition: Markup


Quick Summary of Markup


When a business increases the price of an item before it is sold. For example: if a Fridge was bought for £600 and is sold for £800, the markup is £200.




What is the dictionary definition of Markup?

Dictionary Definition


  1. The notation that is used to indicate how text should be displayed.
  2. The percentage or amount by which a seller hikes up his buy-in price when determining his selling price.
  3. An increase in price.

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This glossary post was last updated: 26th December 2018.