strategic withdrawal

strategic withdrawal

a repositioning of a firm's marketing effort involving its withdrawal from particular MARKET SEGMENTS in order to concentrate its efforts in market segments where its competitive position is stronger.
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The YPG has controlled Afrin since Damascus pulled its forces from Kurdish majority areas in the north of the country in 2012 - a strategic withdrawal that appeared designed to sow confusion among the country's disparate insurgent groups and keep neighboring Turkey on guard.
16 (SUNA) The Acting Governor of South Darfur state, engineer, Sabeel Ahmed Sabeel, met with the delegation of the Assessment and Strategic Withdrawal of UN and AU Mission in Darfur UNAMID , led by the delegation's representative, head of the mechanism Rochelle Jaco.
They used tanks to eliminate the staple of the German strategic withdrawal, the well-concealed machine-gun nest.
Margin of Victory examines in great yet readable detail the strategic 1914 battle of Mons and the strategic withdrawal that followed it; the 1937 Japanese battle for Shanghai; the 1944 Soviet destruction of the Wehrmacht's Army Group Center in and around the Belorussian swamps; the Israeli counterattack across the Suez in the 1973 Yom Kippur War; and the crushing American defeat of Saddam Hussein's forces in the 1991 battle of 73 Easting.
The directors said: "Turnover decreased during the period as a result of closing the Haverhill and Corby sites following a review of the manufacturing capability of the combined UK businesses and from the strategic withdrawal of loss-making products.
It was appreciated both as a vindication of Francois Hollande's strategy of reaching out to allies after the Paris attacks, and as a welcome break from what had been perceived in recent years as a worrying British strategic withdrawal from European security issues.
Some commentators in the region felt the cancellations amounted to a strategic withdrawal from the pivot.
Finally, the strategic withdrawal of the other moderate candidate, Mohammad Reza Aref in favor of Mr.
But the French advance northwards from Bamako was clearly less a military rout of the jihadists than an orderly strategic withdrawal by them into inhospitable terrain that lends itself to a sustained insurgency campaign, financed by the profits from their traditional Sahel smuggling operations.
The gradual strategic withdrawal of the United States from the region (Iraq and Afghanistan in 2014), combined with what is happening in the Arab world, after the changes brought about by the Arab Spring, is offering the two main players of the region, Turkey and Israel, more independence in their actions.
The strategic withdrawal of Air Berlin from Bangkok happens at a time of capacity reduction between Europe and Thailand, due to some airlines internal strategies but also due to the lasting recession in European markets.
The MPs urge a more strategic withdrawal leading to an end of combat operations by 2014, warning "just weakening the head count would be dangerous".
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