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Unprofitable

Describing a company or investment that consistently loses money. Very often, one cuts one's losses with respect to an unprofitable instrument; failure to do so may lead to bankruptcy.
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Trends, such as non-profitable products, inefficient machine use and workers who need to improve productivity can he identified.
In addition, Kingfisher will also buy the surplus flight kilometres that IA operates on non-profitable routes.
It says it doesn't like to pour taxpayers' money on non-profitable firms.
The loan arrangement relates to a deal between Kjell Inge Roekke and Jens P Heyerdahl, the former CEO of Okra, who had provided the loan for investments that later turned out to be non-profitable, according to online edition of the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.
It worked hard during the first-half to restructure non-profitable parts of its business but that was not enough to stop profits of pounds 670,000 turning to a loss of pounds 115,000 in the half-year ending January.
Noting that Club Med is still at a non-profitable position, she said: "we need an occupancy rate of at least 67% to break even.
Cardiff Bus is allowed money to operate on non-profitable routes - use it properly.
As City dealers scarpered from high-tech and non-profitable telecom and internet companies, they ran back for cover to older traditional groups which actually make things and report earnings.
The classification of young drivers as a non-profitable risk "is now open to question", said a report of the Motor Advisory Board which looked at the books of the larger insurance firms.
In a bid to streamline its activities, it will close down production in non-profitable areas such as memory chips, chips for LANs and set-top boxes.
Thus, the dilemma of a Receiver operating a non-profitable garage business was put squarely back in the hands of the parties involved to solve the problem themselves.

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