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2014-08-07 23:07:50

In the three years to 2014, the average price for graphic design services has grown slightly as growth in consumer spending, advertising expenditure and e-commerce sales have boosted demand for graphic design services; rising consumer spending has helped increase demand for fast-moving consumer goods and products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld...

2014-08-07 23:07:47

Prices are expected to decline in the three years to 2014 because new technology has lowered the cost of providing satellite communication services for suppliers, and higher demand has prompted new suppliers to emerge and compete on the basis of price; prices are forecast to continue to decline during the next three years as input costs fall, and suppliers will continue to compete with each other on the basis of price in response to growing demand. For these reasons and to help procurement...

2014-08-06 23:01:14

Industry players have been developing dietary supplements to offer alongside their traditional weight-loss services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Weight Loss Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70.0% of Australian males and 56.2% of females are overweight or obese (Australian Health Survey 2011-12: 4364.0). For both health and cosmetic...

2014-08-05 23:12:54

Over the past three years, the average price for glazing services has increased, primarily due to rising construction activity and buyers’ desire to lower energy costs by retrofitting existing buildings. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Glazing Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2014-08-05 23:09:43

Industrial robots have a buyer power score of 1.7 out of 5, which indicates that suppliers have a substantial advantage over buyers in negotiating the final purchase price due in part to high product specialization, a low availability of substitutes and high switching costs. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Industrial Robots to its growing collection of...

2014-08-04 23:08:00

Suppliers have invested heavily in research and development to improve the functionality of communication technology and integrate PoC services with smartphones; they are competing by trying to offer more efficient services, benefiting buyers as they compete on the basis of price and offer better PoC service features. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of...

2014-08-04 23:05:02

The industry has exhibited strong growth on the back of the popularity of smartphones. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Wireless Telecommunications Carriers industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia are companies that own the wireless infrastructure that enables voice and data services, and radio and television relays. The industry has exhibited strong growth on the...

2014-08-04 23:01:18

After a period of struggle, the Pharmaceuticals Wholesaling industry is set to return to growth as operators adapt their business models. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Pharmaceuticals Wholesaling industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Operators in the Pharmaceuticals Wholesaling industry in Australia are an important interface between local and international pharmaceutical manufacturers and the nation's 5,300...

2014-08-01 23:02:04

Profit is expected to slightly contract, due to strong price-based competition inciting many cosmetic dentistry practices to lower their procedure pricing to remain competitive. For this reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cosmetic Dentists industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Over the past five years, the Cosmetic Dentists industry have benefited from innovative technologies that have enabled cosmetic...

2014-07-30 23:04:22

Demand for industry products has been limited by low-cost imports from countries like China; during the next five years, revenue will expand modestly due to continuing favorable demographic trends and stable input prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Surgical Apparel Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Surgical Apparel Manufacturing industry is expected to grow modestly...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'