In an era where technologies can be bought in from elsewhere and branded, a further Alkhorayef difference is that it designs and builds its own ESP
The first stage, which consists of a small area at the ESP
inlet, operates at a higher field strength in order to charge the particles.
was developed by Chris Scholin, a former MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student with Anderson and now president and chief executive officer of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
comprise the inaugural class of NEA ESP
Leaders for Tomorrow.
The due diligence team should also perform some benchmarking to determine what other comparable businesses are doing with regard to assessments of ESPs
. This study may turn up some best practices, or it may show that the company is ahead of the curve with its comprehensive due diligence process--perhaps a good selling point that the company can use with its own client base.
With strong ISP relationships, an ESP
may be put on a white list with a particular ISP.
"Should penetration hit 1% of electronics sales, operating margins could benefit by 5 basis points given the combination of high ESP
profitability and WMT's large revenue base," the report continues.
The information used to update the database must be precise and correct in order to produce an accurate ESP
are structured properly, managers have an incentive to maximize their purchases.
Regional and independent consumer electronics/appliance retailers do a good job only half the time when it comes to selling ESPs
, Chaves said, noting "most of the work needed is with small independent retailers."