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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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Mohamed Osman Haroun, chairperson of the Eastern Company, said that the three pricing segments of cigarette products allow different companies to compete in the presence of different prices.
Lastly, when a change in the CODM is deemed appropriate, the company should reconsider its segment reporting analysis.
Segment revenue for the full year is expected to be between $740 and $760 million and 2016 segment earnings are expected to be between $190 and $194 million.
Segment 10.2, the last segment, will take off from Segment 10.
Due to the characteristics of the flooding-based routing protocols, the sink node may receive multiple copies of a DATA segment along different paths.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 11, 2013-Bemis Company Inc announces three new reportable business segments following realignment(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
High transparency is a very useful property and may enhance the product value of thermoplastic segmented polyurethanes, and some attempts have been made to obtain transparent thermoplastic polyurethanes [39-43, 18].
It won't be an easy year for those who rely on the pickup truck segment. Demand is contracting due to the economic environment and slow housing market.
This growth helped towel and tissue achieve record sales, shipments and profitability in 2005, with full-year operating profits of US $38.0 million, up 30% compared with a year earlier." The tissue and towel segment produced net sales to external customers of US$ 260 million in 2005, compared with US$ 226 million in 2004.
This grouping is based on sequences of segments 7 and 9: amino acid sequences of segment 7 show an identity of 72% between the 2 genotypes, while those of segments 9 show an identity of 41%.
The Sanger method routinely sequences DNA segments containing 800 base pairs, while the 454 Life Sciences report describes sequencing only 100-base-pair segments.
Among the other Toyota models that performed best in the remaining nine segments are the Toyota Prius hybrid car in the compact car segment, the Scion tC in the sporty car segment and the 4Runner in the midsize sport utility vehicle segment.