Tag: Strategy

Why Would Studios Suggest Abandoning Theaters? Some Logic Behind the Strategy

On October 12, Disney announced that the theatrical experience — something that film fans have compared to church and other holy rites — was actually an agnostic one. A new Media and Entertainment Division now oversees distribution of all Disney content, and makes cold-blooded determinations as to where audiences will find it. If it finds more people (and money) on streaming platforms, then that’s where it goes. Case in point: The universally adored “Soul,” a Pixar film that could also be a Best Picture contender, will debut on Disney+ December 25.

For a century, theaters were the most efficient way for studios to initially exhibit and market films: It brought the titles maximum attention, and set them up for future revenue streams. Theatrical exhibition also demands enormous marketing expense, and locks studios into 75-90 days of exclusivity when customers would prefer home access sooner. Other issues: Studios must share half

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What the state’s new COVID-19 strategy means for Utahns

Utah’s leaders on Tuesday rolled out a new strategy for curbing the spread of COVID-19 across the state, announcing that county-level restrictions going forward will be tied to local data on how the virus is being transmitted.

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) Daniel Salas working at a COVID-19 testing station at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.

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(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) Daniel Salas working at a COVID-19 testing station at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.

The system is replacing the color-coded guidelines that state officials have previously used as they’ve imposed economic restrictions across Utah. Under this new framework, most of the state will fall under a mask mandate as a “jump start” for at least the next two weeks, while a swath of detailed industry guidelines will disappear.

And state officials made clear that their plan won’t work unless individuals and business owners take personal responsibility for stopping the spread of the disease.

“Our announcement of this

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Global 3D Printing Market 2020 Industry Analysis, Key Drivers, Business Strategy, Opportunities and Forecast to 2025

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Oct 11, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global 3D Printing Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 focuses on encompassing major statistical aspects of the market as it offers our readers a value addition on guiding them in encountering the barriers surrounding the market. The report thoroughly scrutinizes the effects of different factors impacting market drivers and development. The report contains a comprehensive addition of several factors such as global distribution, manufacturers, market size, and market factors that affect global contributions. The research also inspects the global 3D Printing market deals channels, difficulties, openings, drivers, future patterns, development rate, market share, rivalry scene, and status.

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This report offers market forecasts (2020 to 2025) on the industry, including total sales, a number of companies, attractive investment opportunities, and others. It

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Jennie Orr Appointed Chief Strategy and Business Officer at Camargo Pharmaceutical Services, LLC

CINCINNATI, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Camargo Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, a global drug development and commercial partner, announced today the appointment of Jennie Orr as Chief Strategy and Business Officer. In this newly created senior leadership role, Orr will lead the development, communication and execution of corporate strategic growth initiatives including both organic growth and its mergers and acquisitions activities.

“Jennie has consistently demonstrated her strong leadership abilities and her dedication to Camargo’s values since she joined us in 2018,” Camargo CEO Dan Duffy said. “Having her in this position will enable us to advance our operational vision and achieve our growth expectations for the future.”

Camargo is a leading global strategy, regulatory and commercial partner for emerging and mid-size biopharma companies and has been instrumental in helping numerous pharmaceutical companies identify opportunities, develop products and obtain FDA approvals. Its work in orphan drugs, improved drugs, oncology and many

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Domo Experts From Citrus Ad and DHL to Present at the Forrester Data Strategy & Insights Virtual Trade Show

Data and Technology Leaders will Share How They Are Leveraging Data and Domo to Solve Today’s Complex Business Challenges

Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO), provider of the Domo Business Cloud, today announced that two customers – Citrus Ad and DHL – will be hosting separate sessions at the Forrester Data Strategy & Insights Virtual Trade Show to share how they are leveraging data and Domo to solve today’s complex business challenges. The event is being held from October 13 – 15 and Domo is a premium sponsor.

“Domo empowers organizations of all sizes to unlock the value of their business data. Join our customer sessions led by data and technology leaders at Citrus Ad and DHL, as they share how Domo has empowered them to help their organizations be more agile, and create a data-driven culture through well-governed, self-service BI and analytics,” said John Mellor, chief strategy officer, Domo.

Details on the

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Retirement Strategy: AT&T Is More Than Just About The Dividend (NYSE:T)

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While I will be offering my personal opinion, I hope that some of the current facts will support my thesis. Of course we all know about how AT&T (T) has made so many mistakes in the last few years, and the debt level is greater than we want, but let me ask this question: Is AT&T going out of business anytime soon?

Needless to say I believe that T will be around for a long time. While I have no idea what years from now will look like, and I am not 100% certain about the lofty dividend going forward, I do believe that given the business that T is in, and the cash flow generated by ongoing operations, my gut says that T will keep paying and growing its dividend and eventually become a dividend king.

While that is my opinion, I realize that anything can happen

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MicroStrategy: Finally With A Strategy For Cloud (NASDAQ:MSTR)

More than a provider of business intelligence (“BI”) and cloud-based analytics services, MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) has now become more famous for purchasing bitcoins or BTC with its CEO referring to the digital currency as “digital gold.”

Despite some regulators having apprehensions about bitcoin, the market has been responding positively with the stock outperforming peers as the amount of BTC purchased increased from 21,454 in August to 38,250 by September.

Figure 1: Comparison with peers

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The CEO, Michael Sailor is a firm believer in the ability of the world’s largest cryptocurrency to be a better asset than gold as a safe haven.

He is also a firm believer in being an independent BI provider compared to other players which provide analytics services on top of CRM (customer relationship management) applications or public cloud offerings.

This strategy together with the advent of COVID-19 has resulted in some loss in

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Mohr Partners Promotes Misti Meggs to Managing Partner – Strategy & Growth

DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mohr Partners, Inc. the world’s largest wholly-owned commercial real estate advisory firm exclusively focused on representing occupiers, has promoted industry veteran Misti Meggs to Managing Partner – Strategy & Growth. Ms. Meggs has been with Mohr Partners for 14 years starting in business development and later served as a Transaction Manager, Head of Research and most recently leader of the firm’s strategic consulting practice which includes research/site-selection, economic incentives, data analytics and labor analysis. While at Mohr Partners, she has led teams who have advised leading Fortune 500 firms on their headquarters relocations, supply chain optimizations and overall change management / cost reduction initiatives.

In her newly expanded role, Ms. Meggs will continue to provide strategic direction over her current business unit responsibilities while working closely with Mohr Partners CEO, Bob Shibuya, on developing new service offerings, expanding new markets and supporting

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Gryphon Strategies Advances Growth Strategy with Key Acquisition | News

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gryphon Strategies, LLC (gryphon-strategies.com) announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Los Angeles-based Cowley Advisory Group (cowleyadvisory.com). Cowley’s experience in conducting complex investigations will supplement Gryphon’s long-standing strength in business intelligence and litigation support.

“Acquiring Cowley supports our growth objectives by adding depth of expertise to our team” says Jay Dawdy, Gryphon’s CEO

Cowley Advisory Group, experts in high-stakes investigations, bring an extensive track record in corporate fraud and internal investigations, due diligence, theft of intellectual property, and fact gathering in support of commercial litigation. The Cowley team has earned a leading reputation as “go-to investigators” who blend investigative skill with responsive, hands-on service and consistently deliver superior results.

“This strategic acquisition expands our presence on the West Coast, allows us to broaden the services that we can offer our clients and extends our on-the-ground resources domestically and internationally,” said Jay

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China warns Asian countries to be vigilant on U.S strategy in region

By Mei Mei Chu and Liz Lee

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 (Reuters)The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi urged on Tuesday Asian countries to remain “vigilant” over the risk of U.S. strategy stoking geopolitical competition in the South China Sea and other parts of the region.

Beijing and members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) should work together to remove “external disruption” in the South China Sea, Wang said during a joint news conference with Malaysia’s foreign minister.

“We (China and Malaysia) are both of the view that the South China Sea should not be a ground for major power wrestling teeming with warships,” said Wang, who is on a short Southeast Asian tour.

“China and ASEAN have full capacity and wisdom, as well as responsibility to maintain peace and tranquility in (the) South China Sea.”

Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Hishammuddin

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