Goods vs Payola - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between goods and payola
is that goods
is (business|economics|plurale tantum) that which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed while payola
is (us) a bribe given in exchange for a favor, such as one given in exchange for the promotion of goods or services (originally one given to a disk jockey to play a record).
(business, economics, plurale tantum) That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
(informal, often preceded by the) Something authentic, important, or revealing.
(transport) freight (not passengers)
* Adjectives often applied to produced, traded, or consumed "goods": returned, used, damaged, stolen, lost, dangerous, non-traded, intermediate, promotional, industrial, agricultural, imported, cheap, expensive, luxury, inferior, counterfeit, raw, processed, scarce, durable, perishable, baked, public, collective, digital, virtual, necessary, essential.
* (that which is consumed) wares
* evidence, facts
* (that which is consumed) capital, services
* baked goods
* bill of goods
* brown goods
* capital goods
* come up with the goods
* consumer goods
* cost of goods sold
* damaged goods
* dangerous goods
* deliver the goods
* digital goods
* dry goods
* fancy goods
* finished goods
* get the goods on, have the goods on
* goods and sales tax
* goods train, goods van, goods wagon
* grave goods
* greige goods
* heavy goods vehicle
* red goods
* sell someone a bill of goods
* white goods
(US) A bribe given in exchange for a favor, such as one given in exchange for the promotion of goods or services (originally one given to a disk jockey to play a record).