lossmaker

lossmaker

(ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə)
n
(Commerce) Brit an organization, industry, or enterprise that consistently fails to make a profit
Translations

lossmaker

[ˈlɒsˈmeɪkəʳ] N (= business) → negocio m nada rentable, negocio m deficitario; (= product) → producto m nada rentable
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The question of the viability of two tracks in Dublin has been a bone of contention for many years, but Harold's Cross is not a lossmaker.
The company is persevering with two fast craft this season, even though the introduction of a second vessel last year proved a lossmaker.
The investment is the premium paid on the insurance contract that pays off, either in terms of value enhancement for the lossmaker or postponed expropriation for the profit maker.
Its perennial ratings champ, a talk/gameshow hosted by Susana Gimenez, turned into a lossmaker after Gimenez became embroiled in a scandal involving a phone-in competition.
The company is buying lossmaker Star Markets, which operates 53 stores mainly in the Boston area.
They blamed the soaring cost of aviation fuel for turning a profitable business into a lossmaker within a year.
under 100 per cent is theoretically a lossmaker to a bookmaker, for whom even a 95 per cent book would be highly unusual.
STRANGLER Brian Kearney is serving life at Wheatfield jail VICTIM Siobhan Kearney was murdered in 2006 LOSSMAKER Kearney's Majorcan hotel remains in the red
In yesterday's statement, Debenhams said: "We have no tail of lossmakers in our 176-store estate, and many are highly profitable, but we want to ensure they are fit for the future.
m In the email, Mr Abr "care rf ch p Abrahams spoke of the "careful balancing act" the channel undertakes to pay for profitable shows as well as the "high risk", lossmakers, such as the Paralympics.