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profit centre

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) a unit or department of a company that is responsible for its costs and its profits
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profit centre

, (US) profit center
nProfitcenter nt

profit centre

ncentro di profitto
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An EZ business to operate & additional profit centers can be added for more cash flow.
However, children in non profit centers received services that were, on average, of the same quality, irrespective of their socio-economic status.
In addition, the firm has established separate profit centers for Synteko and its Sikkens brand of wood care products, effective Jan.
This is what the oil company wants you to have, these profit centers,'' he said.
They can slice and dice information across time (year, quarter, month), by scenarios (this year versus last year, actual versus budget, forecast), within and across legal entities and profit centers.
It is for a broad range of financial executives, line management, product management and operations personnel, including: executives who want to "browse" through current reports on the performance of multiple profit centers or product lines; financial analysts responsible for developing multiple views of profit performance to answer ad-hoc queries by senior management or other line managers; operations personnel who need to track performance against management's goals; and business unit managers who need to perform accurate "what-if" analysis of P&L scenarios accommodating more data than typical spreadsheets or business accounting software can handle.
Owners maintain they are only trying to keep ahead of their costs even though critics say certain escalations could be profit centers.
BTC Introduces Builders to What the Auto Industry Learned 30 Years Ago -- Combining Financing with the Purchase Results in More Sales, New Profit Centers and More Satisfied Customers
Brown & Brown is divided into 50 profit centers nationwide, throughout 11 states.
One of the most notable has been the separation of "traditional" hospital profit centers - such as surgical suites, imaging departments, and obstetrical departments - into the ambulatory sector, causing hospitals to lose at least partial administrative and financial control of these enterprises.
The current unit in Denver will be closed, while Midland, Texas, now home to a business unit, will become the base for two smaller profit centers.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas -- ERF Wireless (OTCBB:ERFW), a provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that all of the network monitoring and control operations for each of its three major wireless broadband profit centers have been flawlessly switched to its newly completed Network Operations Center (NOC) in League City, Texas.

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