In a 1996 telephone interview, Turunen recalled that, “Harley Earl got interested in getting some cars for the Motorama shows. We’d been working on gas turbine engines to see what their feasibility might be for truck and automotive use. Earl got together with our head of research, Charley McCuen, and the three of us met in Harley’s office.
The lack of information continued to nag Beaver, who went on to discover that there was no single official record of the fastest game bird or much of anything else, for that matter. With the help of Norris and Ross McWhirter, journalists who also were brothers, Beaver amassed records into a book published in the summer of 1955. The 50,000 copies of the book, complete with water repellent covers, were meant primarily as promotional items for the Guinness brewery, but Beaver soon realized he’d tapped into a public curiosity much like his own.
There’s a lot of money to be made in golf, and that combined with the tightness of the market makes competition between golf brands unusually fierce. Before 2000, Nike didn’t even have a golf business. “Golfers want to get better. Now to the growing questions about the secret service and the president’s safety. A new fence at the white house built after last week’s breach. And a second incident where a seemingly disturbed man was admitted to a restricted parking lot.
One form of competition based pricing is going rate pricing, in which a firm bases its price largely on competitor’s prices, with less attention paid to its own costs or demand. The firm might charge the same as, more than, or less than its major competitors. For example, in oligopolistic industries that sell a commodity such as steel, paper, or fertilizer, firms normally charge the same price.
Super huge pet peeve of mine, especially when the men are referred to as “men” while the equally adult women are infantilized as “girls”. Happens all the time in mixed gender groups like choirs, fitness classes, co ed adult sports, etc. If someone calls me “girl” I usually respond “who are you calling a girl?!”, especially when I old enough to be their mom..
“Now you’re getting it,” says the MLA, “chant the J word excessively, and my dear protege, you’ll work your way up to Premier in no time. The Tories did it for decades. The NDP is just now catching on. Maybe its better for him to even try it now. Like wtf is going on, his second serve is shit and he hasn done anything to medicate it. Whenever he gets pulled out wide on his forehand all he does if fucking spin a short ball back in for the opponent to kill even though he could do so much more.