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2014-12-29 23:03:57

Financial analysis software has a buyer power score of 3.5 out of 5, reflecting positive negotiating conditions for buyers due to high profitability and falling operational costs within the market.

2014-12-27 23:01:28

Buyers have benefited from the high level of competition in the sprocket market, which has been driven by low market share concentration and switching costs, but buyer power has been somewhat

2014-12-26 23:02:05

High volatility in the world price of steel and aluminum reduced negotiating power for buyers of cooking and warming equipment during the past three years, because suppliers boosted prices to

2014-12-25 23:01:13

Portable lighting equipment rental has a buyer power score of 3.9 out of 5, indicating that buyers have more negotiation power than suppliers due to intense supplier competition, which is fostered

2014-12-24 23:04:18

The growing number of new businesses and higher private investment in industrial machinery and manufacturing structures have stimulated demand for workplace safety services, which has encouraged

2014-12-24 23:02:52

Although buyers have benefited from suppliers' falling input costs, which have contributed to a decline in GPS antenna prices, the moderate level of market share concentration has somewhat

2014-12-23 23:02:06

Heavy discounting by major supermarket chains has taken its toll on wholesalers that cater to food retailers.

2014-12-22 23:05:30

Heat treatments have a buyer power score of 3.8 out of 5, which reflects favorable negotiation terms for buyers due to high market fragmentation and stark decreases in the price of natural gas.

2014-12-22 23:03:46

Paper use is rapidly declining, due to increasing use of online news, e-readers and email billing.

2014-12-22 23:01:59

Economic uncertainty over the past five years has increased price sensitivity among consumers, although service still remains the most significant industry demand determinant.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.