Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A company that is growing rapidly in comparison to other companies in its field or the economy as a whole.
- ‘A growth company in Topeka prepares to make its cosmic debut.’
- ‘It was an admission that the company wasn't a growth company.’
- ‘The one-time growth company earned $2.9 billion last year - almost exactly its level of earnings six years ago.’
- ‘To be sure, it can be an awful lot to pull together - particularly for the CEO of a high-tech growth company.’
- ‘Whatever its appeal, it proves that even in the face of big-box competition, a tiny player can become both a beloved local business and a profitable growth company.’
- ‘Price-to-sales is used for spotting recovery situations or for double checking that a growth company has not become overvalued.’
- ‘‘Our overriding financial goal here is to be a top-tier growth company among our peers,’ he says.’
- ‘The argument is that a growth company can be treated as a portfolio of real options, the value of which represents what is possible beyond today's business operations.’
- ‘And if we believe, as I do, that we can be a growth company again, then I think that's the right place to place your capital.’
- ‘Ultimately I was successful in landing a very promising position with a growth company, but accepting far less compensation than earned previously.’
- ‘We pride ourselves on being a growth company in an industry that isn't growing.’
- ‘How do you guide a legendary growth company through the worst slump in its history?’
- ‘She believes that options should account for no more than 30 percent of the pay package for a CEO of a mature company, and no more than 45 percent for the CEO of a growth company.’
- ‘But can the onetime Swedish star become a growth company again?’
- ‘It has also encouraged debate about what companies do with shareholders' money and made clearer the difference between a mature, dividend-paying company and a growth company.’
- ‘They'll gladly drop $5 million to $10 million into a starving growth company with positive cash flow because those revenues will prop up the venture fund's returns.’
- ‘A successful growth company is heavily reliant on the capabilities of its managers, and managers are not infallible.’
- ‘But can he turn the Bonn-based giant into a growth company again?’
- ‘Every item sold and every service offered is designed to maintain the community he has created - one that has helped him fulfill his dream of turning his dad's business into a true growth company and of staying close to home.’
- ‘What has changed is the definition of a good growth company.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.