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Consolidation in the telephone industry, good or bad for the consumer

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of ... second session ... May 19, 1998 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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ISBN 100160578469
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Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Retail Consolidation Is Coming; Bad for Consumers, Good for Shareholders but many companies in the consumer space could be about to move forward with big deals to maximize shareholder value Author: Brian Sozzi. Mergers and acquisitions are big news, but their impact on consumers' wallets can be positive or negative, depending on the type of merger, the Author: Susannah Snider.

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As Steve Hannaford documents with numerous examples, virtually every industry today―from medical equipment to airlines, toy retailing to oil―is trending in this direction, in the greatest movement toward industry consolidation since the turn of the 20th century/5(3).

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The good thing is that the cash from the loan can be channeled directly to expenses to keep the house in good order. In business, consolidation or amalgamation is the merger and acquisition of many smaller companies into a few much larger ones.

In the context of financial accounting, consolidation refers to the aggregation of financial statements of a group company as consolidated financial taxation term of consolidation refers to the treatment of a group of companies.

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Pay your bill online, set up automatic bill pay, check your email, get phone support and much more. Today the consumer Internet takes up over 50 percent of traffic in North America, coming from just 35hyper-giant websites. Take a look at the graphic below and you’ll see how quickly the Internet has consolidated.

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Deregulation was very good for a small elite group of investors and owners, but not good for the large group of workers in every industry. Deregulation did lead to lower consumer prices in many instances, but at the cost of thousands of jobs, thousands of companies going out of business, and declining wages.