Define: Zone Pricing

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Definition: Zone Pricing


Quick Summary of Zone Pricing


A pricing strategy in which which a company delineates two or more geographic areas (zones).



What is the dictionary definition of Zone Pricing?

Dictionary Definition


Zone pricing is a pricing strategy in which which a company delineates two or more geographical zones.

All the customers within a given zone pay the same price for a product, however the more distant the zone from a company’s headquarters or base of operations, the higher the price of the product.


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Full Definition of Zone Pricing


When utilising a zone pricing strategy, a company typically keeps its prices to distributors consistent within a particular zone but will usually raise its prices within zones that are further away from its manufacturing facilities in order to help account for higher transport costs.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Zone Pricing are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.