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Dog

In the BCG growth share matrix, the quadrant representing companies, especially subsidies, that require minimal cash injections but have low market shares, and therefore usually operate with little or no profit. These companies usually exist in mature industries with well established but not very profitable markets, products, or brands. Some analysts recommend selling dogs, as they have little potential for growth; however, because they require little capital to operate, they may be useful and may perhaps produce an earnings surprise. See also: Marketing, Portfolio analysis.

dog

Slang for an undesirable property.

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The song is available to download online in partnership with the Dogs Trust Charity, and 100% of the money raised from the sale of the single is going to the Dogs Trust charity.
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GOING TO THE DOGS (10pm Channel 4) IN THIS Cutting Edge documentary, multi-award-winning filmmaker Penny Woolcock turns her attentions to the criminal subculture of dog fighting.
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