Intel is here today because IBM decided to use 8088 processors in their IBM PC. The runaway success of that project was so massive it solidified Intel and Microsoft as the giants in their respective spaces and their products as the standard. People were scrambling to rewrite all of their software for x86 as fast as they could.
“It’s a good, solid six figure loser at Wynn, and my best guess for the state of Nevada is $5 million. They probably never thought they were gonna cash it.”Across the Strip at The Mirage, Jeff Stoneback can draw on much of the same history in reaching the same conclusion. Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks, hasn’t seen anything like this in his three decades behind the counter.”Thirty years in the business, this will be the biggest futures book loss that I’ve ever seen.
The plan is part of Wal Mart’s efforts to give customers the chance to shop “when they want and how they want” over Thanksgiving, according to Bratspies. He said Wal Mart has 10 million toys and 25 million DVDs and Blue ray videos ready for sale. Black Friday deals also will include televisions, video game consoles, kitchen appliances, laptops, tablets, drones and pajamas..
The designer is Tina Sondergaard, a Danish woman who opened her first store in Rome in 1988. Since then, she says, she has outfitted everyone from hotshot executives to Italian rock stars to a German princess who “drove by on her Vespa, left it in the middle of the street, walked into my shop and said, ‘I need that dress.'” By comparison, an American journalist is probably not that exciting. But if Sondergaard is thinking that, it never shows..
Whether you are a start up or an established business, getting started with defining your USP begins with your customers. Understanding the people who buy your products, utilize your services or invest in your brand and their needs is essential if you are looking to build a memorable brand that is valuable to your audience. By highlighting why your target audience may choose your business in particular, you can decipher what makes your company better than your competitors and use it to your advantage in upcoming marketing and advertising campaigns.
Ziopharm Oncology (ZIOP $3.17) is a Boston based biotechnology company with zero debt. It develops, acquires and commercializes cancer therapies. ZIOP focuses on treating hematological and solid tumor malignancies using cellular therapeutics, and it generated $6.4 million in revenues last year.