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2014-10-25 23:00:40

The industry has battled adverse market conditions caused by extreme weather patterns, volatile commodity prices and fluctuations in global sugar production.

2014-10-25 23:00:12

Over the five years to 2019, savings institutions are anticipated to continue to cede deposits to commercial banks; such competition will increase pressure on savings institutions to invest in

2014-10-24 23:05:45

Increasing demand and growing input costs hurt buyer power because they place upward pressure on prices.

2014-10-24 23:03:03

The industry's structure is not expected to fundamentally change; however, technological innovations will facilitate connectivity between drivers and customers, potentially helping profit

2014-10-23 23:03:58

The industry has also benefited from regulations that have established optometrists' role in eye care, thus insulating the industry from competition from opticians.

2014-10-23 23:02:59

Revived demand will aid growth, but foreign competition will threaten profitability.

2014-10-22 23:06:26

Over the five years to 2014, strong investment in research and development and an aging population have underpinned rapid growth, even during the recession; moreover, while growth is expected

2014-10-20 23:02:50

Rising environmental awareness over the period has encouraged the government and large companies to promote the use of bioplastics, directly benefiting the industry.

2014-10-20 23:00:18

The rising prices of raw materials and surging demand for tamper-evident labels, as a result of strengthening business activity across major downstream markets, has underpinned price growth over

2014-10-19 23:01:37

Because competition is mostly price based, suppliers are motivated to lower prices to win over customers; this factor has kept prices fairly stable in the three years to 2014 despite rising input


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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