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MCLAREN Automotive is preparing to take on the powerhouse of Porsche with an entry level sports car which it hopes will woo away drivers who would traditionally have aspired to own a coveted 911.
While Charm looks to woo away customers from BlackBerry, Droid X has been pitted against Apple's iPhone 4, which has sold over 1.
Taiwan typically uses big aid packages to entice countries to set up bilateral diplomatic relations over rival China, which seeks to diplomatically isolate the island and woo away its allies with even bigger aid offers.
We ply them with liquor and let them woo away,'' said Peter Morris, the chairman of BAFTA/LA.
AOL topper Jonathan Miller and reality guru Burnett gave keynotes that were bluntly pessimistic about the future of commercial broadcasting, as other options woo away viewers.
Still, the Midlands obviously saw the new station as a threat because Birmingham-made radio soap The Archers pulled out a shocking storyline - the death of Grace - to woo away viewers.
They not only boost morale, loyalty and productivity but also disarm issues a competitor might use to woo away top talent.