maturity phase

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Maturity phase

A stage of company development in which earnings to grow at the rate of the general economy. Related: Three-phase DDM.

Maturity Phase

In an industry life cycle, the period of time after an industry has grown rapidly but before it begins to decline. Different analyses posit different stages of an industry life cycle (usually four to five), but all emphasize that an industry's maturity phase reduces redundant products and processes, and is usually marked by companies in the industry acquiring one another. For example, in the video cassette recording (VCR) industry, after a period of rapid growth and technological innovation, a maturity phase occurred. The VHS technology overran the Betamax technology, and different companies selling VCRs attempted to corner a greater market share for their own (identical) versions of the product. It is also called the consolidation phase.

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With the number of Islamic religious visitors set to continue its upward movement, and mega projects like the Jabal Omar Development Project, King Abdullah Economic City, Al Uqair Beach project and a lot more advancing into more mature phases, hospitality is one of the major drivers in the Kingdom's focus on diversifying its economy.
The overall responses to this influential factor support that the main objective of agroforestry systems is to accommodate and ensure continuous monthly income of the smallholder farmers both during immature and mature phases of oil palm cultivation.
More importantly, it can be integrated both during immature and mature phase of oil palm cultivation, but depending on the selection of crop patterns.
In contrast, most of the smallholdings focused on the oil palm crops production and less interested to integrate alternative components as the oil palm crops reach mature phase.
This result may be explained by the fact that alternative crops most integrated during the immature phase of oil palm cultivation rather than mature phase.
Executives say the company sees opportunity in reinvigorating and bringing new life to products in mature phases.
We specifically were not looking for longer-lasting, more mature phases of the relationship.
Researchers also will be able to take advantage of their proximity to the Caribbean and the western Gulf of Mexico, studying tropical systems off Costa Rica's eastern shores during more mature phases of development.
Within automotive applications for plastic, interior and exterior applications are the biggest in terms of volume of plastic consumed and these segments are in mature phases.