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  • The Analysis of Retail Property Performance in Dc-Va-Md-Wv

    The Analysis of Retail Property Performance in Dc-Va-Md-Wv

    The Analysis of Retail Property Performance in DC-VA-MD-WV The performance of retail property is an important economic sector in DC-VA-MD-WV-Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, particularly as a key indicator of real estate investment. The industry has weathered up and down over the past ten years. First hit by the economic downturn and then the SARS epidemic, total retail space volume held virtually declining from 97.9% in 2006 to 90.9% in 2011, with the leases of retail space shrinking the

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    Submitted: April 5, 2016 By: nzzdxr
  • The Analysis of Short Term Financial Stability for Bourke Street Industries

    The Analysis of Short Term Financial Stability for Bourke Street Industries

    The Analysis of Short Term Financial Stability for Bourke Street Industries Introduction Short term financial stability refers to the statement of financial ability in short term for business. This report will analyse the financial ability for Bourke Street Industries, comparing with the Benchmarks. Some recommendations would also be mentioned. Liquidity Liquidity is defined as the ability of a business to meet its short term commitments. One of the most important measurements is current ratio. Current

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    Submitted: November 14, 2016 By: maymay12
  • The Analysts for Teuer

    The Analysts for Teuer

    Part A The analysts for Teuer used the historical financial statements to arrive at the projected growth of various financial parameters of the company. For each parameter, the growth rates were calculated based on the age of the individual stores. For revenues, they examined historic sales growth on a cohort basis and adjusted for growth in the total furniture sales, expecting that this would decrease each year as the store became known in the community.

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    Submitted: November 16, 2017 By: Lucia Casadei
  • The Andrews Company Finance Case

    The Andrews Company Finance Case

    Chief Financial Officer The Andrews Company As the CFO of Andrews’ Company, I was responsible for measuring the Andrew’s performance while determining what the financial consequences would have been if the firm maintained its present course or changed it. I was also responsible for recommending how the firm should use its assets. Another major element of the finance area was to locate external financing sources and to recommend the most beneficial mix of financing sources,

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: regina
  • The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft Since 1990

    The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft Since 1990

    The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft Since 1990, a battle has raged in United States courts between the United States government and the Microsoft Corporation out of Redmond, Washington, headed by Bill Gates. What is at stake is money. The federal government maintains that Microsoft's monopolistic practices are harmful to United States citizens, creating higher prices and potentially downgrading software quality, and should therefore be stopped, while Microsoft and its supporters claim that they are not

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Art of Delegation

    The Art of Delegation

    The Art of Delegation A721: Leadership Lessons from Corporate America 9 June 2007 Delegating is a critical skill to have when managing others. It sounds easy, but is it? To those that are experienced, this is very true; otherwise itЎ¦s very foreign to others. People, who are not experienced at delegating, develop many excuses for not delegating. I can relate to this very well because I have found that I am not comfortable with

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Art of Delegationa

    The Art of Delegationa

    The Art Of Delegation Effective Delegation It is impractical for the managers at any level to handle all of the work of the department directly. In order to meet the organization's goals, focus on objectives, and ensure that all work is accomplished; managers at every level must delegate authority. Authority is the legitimate power of a supervisor to direct subordinates to take action within the scope of the supervisor's position. By extension, this power, or

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (apec)

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (apec)

    APEC By Matt Tudor University of Phoenix March 13, 2007 Table of Contents Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………3 Brief History …………………………………………………………………………...3 Role of regional integration …………………………………………………………..4 Advantages …………………………………………………………………………….5 Disadvantages …………………………………………………………………………6 Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………….7 References …………………………………………………………………………….8 Introduction The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was created back in 1989 with 12 original members. As of today, the membership has increased to 21 members making APEC one of the largest regional organizations. The goal of this organization is to cooperate with other

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Attractiveness of Coffee Shops in Uk

    The Attractiveness of Coffee Shops in Uk

    Coffee bars have been popular to UK consumers in the recent years. Since the Seattle coffee company opened in 1995, it has a total of over 1800 coffee shops in UK, with sales of over 5 million lattes, cappuccinos and espressos served each week. Yet, the majority of UK and especially London consumers are also benefits to the wide choice of coffee shop located within a hundred yards of each other. Since the entry of

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    Essay Length: 1,527 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Auto Industry

    The Auto Industry

    The Auto Industry In the automobile industry, a great proportion of income comes from selling automobiles. Globalization is the inclination of world investment and business to move from a country and local markets to a worldwide environment, is a major factor that affects the auto market. More than ever, it has been easy for foreign auto dealers to enter the American market creating competition. Competition is a major factor that takes a toll on the

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Auto Industry of Today

    The Auto Industry of Today

    The Auto Industry of Today There is no industry more present in the worldwide community than the automobile industry. The automobile has changed the lives, culture, and economy of the people and nations that manufacture and demand them. Ever since the late 1800s when Benz and Daimler in Germany invented the first “modern” car, the industry has grown into a billion dollar industry affecting so many aspects of our lives. There are more than

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Max
  • The Auto Industry of Today

    The Auto Industry of Today

    The Auto Industry of Today There is no industry more present in the worldwide community than the automobile industry. The automobile has changed the lives, culture, and economy of the people and nations that manufacture and demand them. Ever since the late 1800s when Benz and Daimler in Germany invented the first “modern” car, the industry has grown into a billion dollar industry affecting so many aspects of our lives. There are more than 400

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Automotive Sector of Industries in Eu

    The Automotive Sector of Industries in Eu

    THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR Introduction The automotive industry is a key industry in the European economy characterised by having few vehicle manufacturing firms and a substantial number of independent suppliers to which about 2/3 of the production is outsourced. The output includes cars, light trucks and vans, buses and coaches, medium and heavy trucks, motorcycles and agricultural and forestry tractors. The automotive industry has for a long time seen mergers and acquisitions. Currently the main EU

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Balance Sheet

    The Balance Sheet

    Before establishing the accuracy of the balance sheet as a valuation tool it is important to understand that to produce a document that shows the exact value of a company is virtually impossible. The combination of all assets, liabilities, owners equity and many other factors must be calculated in order to reach a final value. However, the methods used when valuing, and the constant changes in the economy and inflation make the value of the

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    Essay Length: 1,608 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Bank of China

    The Bank of China

    SUMMARY: Since the Bank of China issued the country's first bankcard in 1985, China, followed by the United States, now has become the second-largest bankcard holder and has issued about 850 million cards. By the end of 2004, China had already issued 760 million bankcards. The industry has witnessed a rapid growth, and has made China one of the most promising markets for the global bankcard business. Currently, foreign banks are not allowed to independently

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    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: finatiq
  • The Barriers to Effective Communication

    The Barriers to Effective Communication

    The Barriers to Effective Communication Communication as the process of meaningful interaction among human beings. More specifically, it is the process by which meanings are perceived and understandings are reached among human being. But there may be some faults /barriers in the communication system that prevents the message from reaching the receiver, these barriers are as follows:- 1. Language Barrier; - Different languages, vocabulary, accent, dialect represents a national/ regional barriers. Semantic gaps are words

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    Submitted: May 18, 2011 By: tanya2
  • The Basics of Finance, Accounting, and Beyond

    The Basics of Finance, Accounting, and Beyond

    The Basics of Finance, Accounting, and Beyond University of Phoenix Americans constantly face the world of finance and accounting. Newspaper headlines, radio reports, evening television news-magazines, the internet, and even co-workers provide regular streams of information and opinions on money and the effect on the economy. There is always confusion as to what finance and accounting means exactly. Many people believe both these words have an identical definition. Some become frightened at the thought of

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    Essay Length: 1,467 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Beau Glacage

    The Beau Glacage

    Business Introduction Background The Beau Glacage will be a highly-priced designer patisserie offering an array of exquisite and scrumptious desserts. From cupcakes and macarons to cakes and soufflés all artistically designed to produce unique sweet bakery edibles. The shop will be owned and operated by a group of 5 friends. Together they have over 8+ collective years’ of experience in the restaurant and catering industry. The aim is to attract wealthy customers aged 25 to

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    Submitted: January 28, 2018 By: Dawood Javvad
  • The Beginning of the End of Enron

    The Beginning of the End of Enron

    The mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public. Accounting standards assist analysts, potential investors, and corporate figures in determining and comparing the financial performance of a corporation. In recent years, a wave of accounting scandals broke, and a number of companies admitted to following fraudulent accounting procedures to defer attention from the company’s financial performance.

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Max
  • The Benefits and Problems Resulting from a Dress-Down Policy in a Business

    The Benefits and Problems Resulting from a Dress-Down Policy in a Business

    ABSTRACT Dress-down policies are very popular in today’s businesses. Reported benefits from having such policies, which are generally benefits for employees, include monetary savings, comfort and self-expression. Company benefits include boosted employee morale, and reduced chances of employees feeling discriminated against. Reported problems include confusion over what to wear and unprofessional behavior. The following report includes details about the benefits and problems of dress-down policies, as well as recommendations for implementing such a policy. INTRODUCTION

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Benefits of Distance Learning

    The Benefits of Distance Learning

    The Benefits of Distance Learning I. Easy access for both students and teachers II. Knowledge of instructors and classmates A. Posting of bibliographies III. One-on-one contact between instructor and student A. Phone contact B. Web-site email C. Chat areas IV. Students learn just as easily as in the classroom V. Access to other students through online communication A. Personal emails B. Classroom and group discussion boards C. Online course chat rooms VI. Learning of proper

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Benefits of Ec

    The Benefits of Ec

    THE BENEFITS OF EC Few innovations in human history encompass as many potential benefits as E-Commerce does. The global nature of the technology, low cost, opportunity to reach hundreds of million of people (projected within 10 years), interactive nature, variety of possibilities and resourcefulness and rapid growth of the supporting infrastructures (especially the Web) results in many potential benefits to organizations, individuals, and society. The benefits are just starting to materialize, but they will increase

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: regina
  • The Benefits of Globalization & Free Trade

    The Benefits of Globalization & Free Trade

    The trend of globalization and trade liberalization has been an extremely contentious issue for many. Politicians decry unemployment caused by Benedict Arnold CEOs shipping jobs overseas; labor leaders and environmentalists fear a degrading of worker rights and deterioration of the environment; workers worry that they will lose good paying jobs to cheap foreign labor. From a macroeconomic perspective it is necessary to examine these issues based upon what economic theory predicts and what the empirical

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Benefits of Real Estate Lease Option in Latin America.

    The Benefits of Real Estate Lease Option in Latin America.

    THE BENEFITS OF REAL ESTATE LEASE OPTION IN LATIN AMERICA. Financial institutions and real estate companies have been offering different ways to lend money to individuals which needs capital to buy a place to live for a period of time, these credit alternatives have not had a good reception during the last 3 years because of the downturn of Latin America economy which caused the reduction of capital from many people and companies. Additionally, financial

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    Submitted: September 19, 2015 By: rpmalpartida
  • The Benetton Group

    The Benetton Group

    Case study - The Benetton Group The Controversy Continues Problem Identification Benetton, the world famous clothing producer, once again dives into social issues that the United States may not be ready for. The Italy based group is well known for their shocking world issue advertisements that only bear the company logo. In fact, Benetton’s advertisements traditionally do not feature the clothes it sells; only the issues play the lead role. After years of controversy over

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Best Global Brands by Gerry Khermouch

    The Best Global Brands by Gerry Khermouch

    Introduction: The article “The Best Global Brands,” by Gerry Khermouch focuses mainly on the importance of brand loyalty and a company’s potential. In order for a company to succeed and have high profits, how the consumer perceives its name is key. This image is created by a number of different variables. When all of the variables are fulfilled by the product or company, the consumer is happy, thus creating a brand loyalty relationship. Many companies

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Best History on Earth

    The Best History on Earth

    THE BEST HISTORY ON EARTH It all started in the Greenwich Village area of New York in 1972. Childhood friends Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenburg saw more potential in fruit than just something to throw in the lunchroom. They began selling pure fruit drinks to health food stores, commencing the birth of Snapple beverages under the Unadulterated Food Corporation. Fast forward to the land of putting baby in the corner, hair bands and

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    Submitted: February 11, 2011 By: bob
  • The Big Cheese of Mouse Traps.

    The Big Cheese of Mouse Traps.

    COMPANY CASE: TRAP-EASE AMERICA: THE BIG CHEESE OF MOUSE TRAPS. Question No. 01: Martha and the Trap-Ease America investors believe they face once in-a-lifetime opportunity. What information do they need to evaluate this opportunity? How do you think the group would write its mission statement? How would you write it? Answer: Once in-a-lifetime opportunity, specifically in the case of selling a product can be best availed by:  Developing effective strategic plans  Setting unique

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Big Economy

    The Big Economy

    USA and Canada Sites that cover all of the United States or Canada Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quйbec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory. United States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawai'i, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico,

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Big Mac Index

    The Big Mac Index

    Economist Magazine is a famous publisher that invented the BIG Mac Index. This index is used to compare the market value of different currencies. Why the name BIG Mac? Well, many economists believe that the price of a McDonald’s burger is a good indication of how much purchasing power a certain currency possesses. For instance, a McDonald’s burger in china might be more expensive than a McDonald’s burger in Canada. The Big Mac Index does

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Janna
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