profit center


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profit center

n.
A segment of a business for which costs, revenues, and profits are separately calculated.
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2bn in profit center real estate during 2015, including over USD 270m in 4Q15.
As I often explain to these law firm lawyers, one of the fundamental differences between being a law firm lawyer and an in-house counsel is going from being a profit center to being a cost center.
Alcosuisse, the profit center of the Federal Alcohol Board (SAB) is a unit of organization with a high degree of autonomy since 1998.
Each profit center - the quick lube, detail center, car wash and convenience store - also has its own manager, all reporting to Elder.
Consider the meaning of "profit center": In the United States, a profit center is generally considered to be a subunit whose manager is responsible for profit.
An additional profit center includes rental mail boxes.
Turkish Technic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Airlines founded last May as a profit center, is moving ahead with a new heavy maintenance facility, dubbed HABOM, at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul.
In an effort to view maintenance as a positive activity, try to see it as a profit center instead of a cost center.
For example, if an asset could be purchased that reduces the time your profit center possesses a given fiber, it should be rigorously examined from both technical and financial perspectives.
The Playboy cable channel is another piece of the empire and the biggest profit center.
We see entrance into this fragmented market as an excellent potential profit center for Oretech.
Dase agrees: "Developing IT into a profit center means taking IT services outside the institution.

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