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French term or phrase:industriels
English translation:manufacturers
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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10:36 Aug 21, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Marketing
French term or phrase: industriels
Does "industriels" refer to "manufacturers" in the following selection? This is a document about large retail chains. Thanks, Karen

Pour qualifier les marques, comparer

1) les politiques de marques
a) positionnement
b) innovations et lancements
c) dynamique de communication

2) la politique commerciale des ***industriels***
a) les modalités de financements des achats
b) les politiques d’assortiment
c) les politiques tarifaires des fournisseurs
d) les stratégies des fournisseurs
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 16:47
manufacturers
Explanation:
Yes, you're right. This is also confirmed by my Le Robert Collins and the link below (click on UK flag for English). However, both the link below and the dictionary give 'industrialist' as well.
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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 22:47
Grading comment
Thanks for the confirmation! Karen
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naindustrial manufacturers
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naIndustrialists/ manufacturers
Poornima Iyengar
naindustrialistsamarilis
namanufacturersMarcus Malabad


  

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9 mins
manufacturers


Explanation:
Yes, you're right. This is also confirmed by my Le Robert Collins and the link below (click on UK flag for English). However, both the link below and the dictionary give 'industrialist' as well.


    Reference: http://www.fedil.lu/
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 22:47
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in pair: 390
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15 mins
industrialists


Explanation:
:D

amarilis
Thailand
Local time: 04:47
Native speaker of: Native in ThaiThai, Native in EnglishEnglish
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19 mins
Industrialists/ manufacturers


Explanation:
Infact, it could mean either of the two mentioned above! But manufacturers would definitely be a better choice since it concerns 'brands'
HTH
Poornima


    Colins Robert
    Experience
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 03:17
Native speaker of: English
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20 hrs
industrial manufacturers


Explanation:
As opposed to smaller-scale manufacturers who still manufacture their products but not on an industrial scale.

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 22:47
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