cutthroat competition


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cutthroat competition

Opposition that is especially fierce, relentless, or merciless. These school election breed some cutthroat competition. The students here will do just about anything to win, even if it means ruining each other's reputations. I never could handle the cutthroat competition of investment banking, so I decided to pursue something a bit more easygoing.
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grew its first quarter net profit by 3 percent year-on-year to P1.1 billion on the back of higher sales volume and efficient production amid cutthroat competition.
But a grittier reality lies beneath the glitz and glamour of the K-pop scene -- cutthroat competition, a lack of privacy, online bullying and relentless public pressure to maintain a wholesome image at all times and at any cost.
However, as with other foreign firms, cutthroat competition is forcing the firm to quit the market.
MSOFT, which makes state-of-the-art medical software, also faced cutthroat competition for talented developers from other digital companies.
Djilobodji lost out in the cutthroat competition for places in West London but he is not bitter about his Chelsea experience.
Dave Lewis admitted its fightback "won't be smooth" in the face of cutthroat competition.
Chan Kim and Renee Maugorgne argues that cutthroat competition results in nothing but a bloody red ocean of rivals fighting over a shrinking profit pool.
Tesco have also been struggling against cutthroat competition from discount stores such as Aldi and Lidl.
Updating of knowledge is imperative to meet the new challenges in the education sector, he said adding "there is a cutthroat competition at the worldover and the survival is only for the fittest".
"There is a cutthroat competition at the worldover and the survival is only for the fittest," he added He said the current system would become obsolete and irrelevant if the people at the helm of affairs did not embrace themselves with the latest knowledge.
Living in the age of cutthroat competition, it's important to follow what you preach.
ROYAL OYALO Mail have warned daily deliveries are under threat because of cutthroat competition. The postal giants, who have seen their profits slump by PS74million, say allowing rivals to cherry-pick lucrative business contracts could mean their six-day-a-week service is no longer viable.
While the operators of some of these companies have started trying their hand at related businesses, others want to wind up their activities in the face of cutthroat competition in a market where several players are vying for space.
And so as a result our sales force needs to change, and the days of cutthroat competition need to be replaced, and is being replaced, by dedicated sales resources that are solely and maniacally focused on their particular clients and helping their particular clients succeed."