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Big Three

The three largest automobile firms in the United States: General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford. Historically, their performance was considered an indicator of the performance of the wider American economy.

Big Three

A widely used reference to the three major automobile manufacturers in the United States: Chrysler Division of DaimlerChrysler, Ford, and General Motors.
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6 ) Etihad has been successful in markets in which the Big Three carriers affirmatively choose not to compete, and is in fact providing the Big Three carriers with an avenue (through codeshare and interline agreements) to offer their passengers routes that they choose not to fly themselves; and
On the other hand, the category insights [that] the big three can bring to the table are good for retail.
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Have the Big Three prepared for this, and how far would this bailout package go towards the huge reinvestment and retooling required?
By the mid-1960s and early 1970s, management of the Big Three had shifted from the car people to "numbers guys," who were more interested in squeezing every possible penny of profit from the vehicles.
House of Representatives and Senate would approve the emergency bailout plan for the Big Three, but with the plan ultimately collapsing, stocks were sold, while the dollar fell to the 88 yen level and bonds were bought,'' said Fumiyuki Nakanishi, chief equity strategist at SMBC Friend Securities Co.
On Tuesday, the Big Three delivered their plans to Capitol Hill and laid out their future prospects.
Proponents of a bailout for the Big Three have emphasized the enormous job losses associated with a bankruptcy scenario, including not only jobs directly provided by the automakers, but also jobs with parts suppliers, auto dealers, and in the transport and advertising industries.
Now you have to bet on the Tote against a huge retention; with Betfair who, in my view, have made it clear they are no longer the punters' friend; or with the big three, who have never made any bones about being mercenaries.
The owners of Big Three Promotions--Tony Anthony, Ed Linck and Wally Waller--propose a solution to this problem.