lossmaking

lossmaking

(ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ)
adj
(Commerce) Brit unprofitable; losing money
Translations

lossmaking

[ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ] ADJ [enterprise] → deficitario
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Bank Fashion Limited, whose headquarters is in Lancashire, has been lossmaking for some time, having posted an PS8.
Summary: Lossmaking German carrier Air Berlin says it has sold a majority stake in its frequent flyer program to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad.
Lossmaking Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG), part of the Dubai ruler's personal business empire, said in a brief statement Thursday that the extension was on commercial terms
A review has identified 20 lossmaking stores which will be closed, reducing the dry cleaning division's portfolio to 470 by the end of this year.
So why should the taxpayer have to fund a lossmaking post office that most of the local residents have stopped using?
Slug & Lettuce parent group Laurel Pub Company is poised to go into administration after billionaire owner Robert Tchenguiz failed to find buyers for up to 100 lossmaking sites, it was claimed yesterday.
Stamped mail makes a loss of around 6p per letter or packet - a total of pounds 178 million last year - and it will continue to be lossmaking, said the Royal Mail.
In the past six years, China bankrupted thousands of lossmaking SOEs and the state sector reduced its workforce by more than 30 million people.
Alldays needs the cash to buy back its lossmaking regional development companies and their franchised stores.
In the key market of the United States the business was lossmaking, but Mr Hommen said it would be profitable in the full year.
Chris Delaney, managing director of Bolton-based Bethell, said: "It is a lossmaking businesses but we are confident of turning things around and bringing more work in.
Lossmaking industrial materials and ceramics group Morgan Crucible announced the sale yesterday of its Compressor Technology Group businesses in the UK and US in a pounds 6.