IBM discount

A price increase. Outside IBM, this derives from the common perception that IBM products are generally overpriced (see clone); inside, it is said to spring from a belief that large numbers of IBM employees living in an area cause prices to rise.

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Last updated: 1995-02-07

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IBM compatibleIBM Customer EngineerIBM discountIBM PCIBM PC AT

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