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Definition of

sustainable advantage

General Management

lasting competitive advantage a competitive advantage that can be maintained over the long term, as opposed to one resulting from a short-term tactical promotion

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Definitions of ’sustainable advantage’ and meaning of ’sustainable advantage’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sustainable advantage’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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