Whether serving public sector organisations, owner managed businesses, private individuals or listed companies with overseas operations, our goal is to help our clients achieve their ambitions. Anisa Telwar Kaicker is CEO and founder of Anisa International, a maker of private label cosmetic brushes and applicators in Atlanta that serves clients such as Estee Lauder and Laura Mercier. She will often ask such customers what they think of a new brush before rolling it out. Even if I went into a client and said this is not fully vetted yet, but I’d like your insight, they were always honored to have a first look,” she says. They would be the ones buying the product.” To protect her ideas, she routinely files for provisional patents and will mention in conversations, This is patent pending.” Her firm, founded more than 20 years ago, now generates $40 million in annual revenue, she says.
When Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014, the companies said they wouldn’t put ads in WhatsApp because it would degrade the experience. But it also ditched its $1 annual subscription fee, leaving few monetization options beyond charging businesses for tools. The introduction of display ads and sponsored messages to Facebook Messenger may indicate a relaxation of WhatsApp’s stance against ads.
Telkom Solution has designed Digital Resources and Utility Solution, an ICT-based answer that facilitates the operations management in mining and constructions. This solution proves our commitment in supporting the Government’s program to increase the value of the country’s oil and gas industries.
Repeating last year’s very successful event, CIPS-Switzerland is teaming up with the Technologie Forum Zug and the Economic Promotion team of the Kanton Zug for this special Procurement & Supply Chain (P&SC) event. Speakers include leaders from companies with regional or global headquarters in the Canton around the theme of Going Digital, flowdays took place with a booth to represent the disruptive approach lean-agile procurement.
Most modern business theorists see a continuum with pure service on one terminal point and pure commodity good on the other terminal point. 2 Most products fall between these two extremes. For example, a restaurant provides a physical good (the food ), but also provides services in the form of ambience, the setting and clearing of the table, etc. And although some utilities actually deliver physical goods — like water utilities which actually deliver water — utilities are usually treated as services.