industry industry  /ˈɪn də stri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
  2. (n) the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
  3. (n) persevering determination to perform a task

Usage(s):

  1. Economists take infinite pains in diagnosing the auto, oil or steel industry, but almost no one tackles the industry that makes 'the most important product of all.
  2. It did not destroy German industry nor the potentials for a third world war.
  3. Fast-casual eateries will be the soup kitchens of this economic downturn, as the table-service restaurant industry takes a hit.

News

  1. Marine Industry Cares Foundation Presents $125,000 to Kids In Distress and the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center

    The Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF) presented checks totaling $125,000 to their benefiting charities, Kids in Distress and The Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center, at their 5th Annual Spin-A-Thon Thank You Party held recently. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10823865.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: General Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motors, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: General Motors, Ford Motor, Toyota Motors, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Industry-Leading Internet Retailer CableOrganizer.com Acquired, New CEO Appointed

    Industry leading eTailer CableOrganizer.com, an industry-leading online retailer of electrical, telecom/datacom/networking, home theater, cable and wire management products, recently announced the majority stake investment/acquisition by KT Capital Partners, LP and CapitalSouth Partners Funds.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RetailSolutionsOnline

Quotes

  1. "There are some in the financial industry who are misreading this moment," said President Obama in a speech to mark one year since the collapse of Lehman Brothers bank. "Instead of learning the lessons of Lehman and the crisis from which we...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "This all shows the oil industry holds shocking sway over the administration and even key federal employees," said Nelson, who is an opponent of expanded offshore leasing that President George W. Bush has been demanding from Congress.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Bill Nelson Source: AFP

  3. "This is another bad decision in a disaster riddled with bad decisions by the oil industry," Markey said. "The only thing worse than one oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico would be two oil spill disasters. This judge's decision flies in...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Edward Markey Source: Boston Globe

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