Acquisition Costs: the net price plus other costs needed to purchase an item and move it to the point of use.

Aggregate Demand: the total demand for final goods and services in an economy at a given time. It specifies the amounts of goods and services that will be purchased at all possible price levels.

Anti-counterfeit Technologies: packaging is one method to prevent counterfeiting. Some package constructions are more resistant to pilferage and some have pilfered indicating seals. Counterfeit consumer goods, unauthorized sales (diversion), material substitution, and tampering can all be reduced with these anti-counterfeiting technologies. Packages may include authentification seals and use security printing to help indicate that the ...

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