To use the chart, analysts plot a scatter graph to rank the business units (or products) on the basis of their relative market shares and growth rates.
Cash cows is where a company has high market share in a slow-growing industry. These units typically generate cash in excess of the amount of cash needed to maintain the business. They are regarded as staid and boring, in a "mature" market, yet corporations value owning them due to their cash generating qualities. They are to be "milked" continuously with as little investment as possible, since such investment would be wasted in an industry with low growth.
"Star" is a song by Erasure, released in 1990 as the fourth European (and third American) single from the group's fourth studio album Wild!.
A straightforward dance music track with disco elements, "Star" was written by Erasure members Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, its lyrical content clearly referencing nuclear war; Erasure's own form of protest song. When released as a single, the track was remixed slightly for radio, bringing acoustic guitar elements and various background vocal parts forward in the mix.
Maritime is an album by Minotaur Shock, released in 2005 via 4AD. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100to reviews from mainstream critics, Maritime received an average score of 76, based on 15reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
"Muesli" – 3:06
"(She's In) Dry Dock Now" – 3:56
"Vigo Bay" – 4:22
"Six Foolish Fishermen" – 3:54
"Hilly" – 6:33
"Twosley" – 4:05
"Somebody Once Told Me It Existed But They Never Found It" – 6:00
Beyond establishing whether or not viticulture can even be sustained in an area, the climatic influences of a particular area goes a long way in influencing the type of grape varieties grown in a region and the type of viticultural practices that will be used. The presence of adequate sun, heat and water are all vital to the healthy growth and development of grapevines during the growing season. Additionally, continuing research has shed more light on the influence of dormancy that occurs after harvest when the grapevine essentially shuts down and reserves its energy for the beginning of the next year's growing cycle.
The new crest consists of a gold star above a giant manta ray in front of two gold tridents with a banner that reads, “Prutehi I Futura-ta,” meaning “Protecting our Future” in the Chamorro language... The NorthStar, another element on the crest, guides the unit through the complexities of Pacific culture and maritime navigation.
The HMS Lancaster is in Karachi on a routine bilateral Royal Navy-Pakistan Navy training exercise ‘WhiteStar’, which commences here on Wednesday (today) ... So it is really important for the UK now, going forward, to continue to develop our relationship with Pakistan to enhance regional security not only within Pakistan but also maritime security.
That will be almost 45 years after the death of the Belgian songster, whose French-language ballads such as "Quand on n'a que l'amour" made him a global star in the 1950s and 60s. "We're waiting for the green light from the maritime inspection," said older brother Gustaaf, 84 ... "I didn't know who was talking to me ... mad/del/rmb/gil ....