Economies of Scale

For dynamic and competitive internet businesses, look for emerging markets

December 4, 2021 A A DECADE BEFORE the relentless expansion of the American Internet giants promised world domination. With their vast domestic market offering them economies of scale, Amazon, PayPal and Uber seemed destined to monopolize the screens of everyone from California charmers to Kalahari farmers. Today America still reigns …

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Explosive M&A Growth in Canada’s Capital-intensive Financial Services Industry: Torys LLP Report

Nonetheless, more traditional financial service transactions also remain on the rise, especially in areas such as banking, wealth management, insurance, loan portfolios and loyalty agreements. With long-term, stable and “fixed” returns to capital in financial services, the report says it expects this “high activity trend to continue as market participants …

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Separate QLD Property Aggregations Raise $ 110 Million

Brahman cattle on the Kaiuroo aggregation in central Queensland SERIOUS confidence in the beef industry was once again demonstrated today, with nearly $ 110 million paid for two separate pasture clusters in central and northern Queensland. In a separate deal finalized this morning, an American family paid around $ 40 …

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3 steps to help your business survive the changing market

Like many entrepreneurial businesses, Farmer’s Fridge had to significantly adjust our operations during the pandemic. Our main distribution channel is vending machines that distribute fresh food in places such as hospitals and airports, and when COVID-19 hit we decided to cut prices for our healthcare customers, while trying new form …

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Calls for Napa to relocate landfill

A local mayor wants the Napa County landfill to close before the disaster. By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 26-Nov-2021 Looking at an aerial photo of the Clover Flat landfill, it’s easy to see why Napa County rulers thought, in the late 1950s, that this would be a great …

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Auxly acquires 100% ownership of Sunens and modifies credit

Auxly acquires the remaining stake and obtains 100% ownership of Sunens Farms Inc. Currently uses Sunens production in its 1.0 and 2.0 cannabis products, including Ontario’s top-selling dried flower SKU, Back Forty’s Wedding PieI Provides immediate improvement in gross margins and reduces reliance on large-scale wholesale cannabis purchases Amends and …

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Waste does not want: substandard wool in high value-added solutions

The trend towards more breeds of meat sheep in Australia is creating new opportunities for coarse, low-value wool that might otherwise end up in landfill. Key points: Coarse, low value wool can be recycled in thermal packaging as an alternative to polystyrene Perth-based chemist has developed a process to dissolve …

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Nigeria: less than 3,000 people use special numbers – NCC

In the 15 years of the introduction of Special Number Service Providers (SNS), fewer than 3,000 people use the service in the country, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) said. NCC is therefore taking decisive regulatory action to ensure sustainability, profitability and fair competition in the SNS segment of the country’s …

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Home Depot, Lowe’s best estimate for the third quarter

The industry’s largest home improvement retailers beat estimates in the third quarter. Home Depot and Lowe’s, which have benefited from increased demand over the past year and a half as consumers take on more home projects, this week showed they are able to keep up the momentum. “Home improvement demand …

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The proposal would see a new golf course; 2,000 housing units, shops in Larchmont

According to the proposal, the developers would transform the Larchmont golf course into a new neighborhood with a target of 2,000 new homes, new doctor’s offices and business opportunities. They would give the county 157 nearby acres for a new route. (photo of Larchmont golf course) Calling it an opportunity …

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