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Strategic Movements March 2023

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 16, 2023

Applied Materials Pricing Spine-o-meter: 4 of 5 Vertebrae Applied Materials Inc., a global provider of equipment, services, and software for the manufacture of semiconductor chips, flat panel displays, and solar panels, had a somewhat positive Q1 ‘23. Revenue increased 7.5% to $6.7 billion while earnings before interest and taxes remained unchanged near $2.0 billion compared to the same quarter last year. To characterize the immediate past and future market performance of Applied…

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Streaming Services Continue to Battle

By Nathan L. Phipps March 16, 2023

As I reported back in November, strong competition between streaming services has forced innovation. The proliferation of streaming platforms in recent years…

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By Yuhung S. Shen March 16, 2023


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Strategic Movements February 2023

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 13, 2023

Oracle Corp. Pricing Spine-o-meter: 3 of 5 Vertebrae Oracle Corporation, a global database, enterprise software, and IT infrastructure provider, had a strong…

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Our February Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network Lunch Event Was a Great Time for All!

By Nathan L. Phipps February 13, 2023

Over 40 attendees joined us on February 8th for our Chicagoland Pricing Professionals Network (CPPN) lunch event at the historic Union League…

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