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2014-12-13 23:00:26

The strong Australian dollar over the past five years has made it more difficult for industry operators to attract foreign projects.

2014-12-12 23:07:34

Demand for meteorological services has been increasing as businesses from multiple sectors realize the applicability of weather and environmental condition forecasts with their products, personnel

2014-12-12 23:01:50

Investment in wireless infrastructure has sharply contracted over the past five years, but is forecast to improve through 2019, helping telecommunication infrastructure companies recover lost

2014-12-11 23:07:17

Plastic bags have a buyer power score of 3.9 out of 5, indicating generally favorable negotiating conditions for buyers due to high market fragmentation and competition, low barriers to entry

2014-12-10 23:09:07

Although the moderate level of supply chain risk in the cargo insurance market has hampered buyer power by increasing the likelihood of sudden price spikes, buyers have benefited from the low

2014-12-10 23:04:52

As the factors that drive industry demand have performed poorly, design firms have become more competitive when trying to win contracts and clients.

2014-12-10 23:01:44

Industry demand will remain high, but cuts in federal funding threaten revenue.

2014-12-10 23:00:35

Despite strong growth, companies in the Fitness DVD Production industry are shifting their focus as competition from other electronic media erodes the potential growth for physical products.

2014-12-09 23:12:13

The upstream supply chain for motherboards experiences some volatility that creates greater risk for buyers; volatile copper and precious metal prices can cause purchasing costs to fluctuate unpredictably

2014-12-09 23:08:43

During the past three years, the price of 3D printing machines has decreased primarily because of heavy competition among suppliers and from rising import penetration; during the next three years,


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.