Infographic of the Day: Usable Product Life Spans

January 5th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

Food can have longer usable life span than durable goods. Is this due to programmed obsolescence or built-in obsolescence?

Follow up:

Planned obsolescence has potential benefits for a producer because to obtain continuing use of the product the consumer is under pressure to purchase again, whether from the same manufacturer (a replacement part or a newer model), or from a competitor who might also rely on planned obsolescence.

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