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A very interesting compilation of terms related to the just-in-time manufacturing technology used by all major auto manufacturers:
EIA’s are probably connected with the retail automotive industry, but eachCompany has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price for its products. That is the price quoted when you know how much you save with a discount. When selling cars, it is also calledthe sticker price.
Abbreviation for original equipment manufacturers, the term refers to companies producing the goods, then to other companies that re-brand it may or hold the OEM brands and sell them to be sold at retail. For example, Ford Motor Company is an OEMthat all Ford brands produced. The products are then sold to dealers, which they sold to retail customers.
POP or POS
Abbreviation for point of purchase or point of sale, both are concepts with which the actual, physical place where the goods are sold for the benefit of the public. For example, is creating a fund on the market a POP or POS. Technical writers often POP displays or advertising.