For years, we have supported both Windows and Macintosh technology for CPUs, although we've switched vendors many times for the Windows (and previously DOS) lines.
We are also supporting Novell, Banyon, and Microsoft networking, Xbase database software, and Claris application products.
Neither owns more than 15%, but both are active participants in management decisions.
AMT has been caught in the vise grip of margin squeezes that have affected computer resellers worldwide.
We must remain on top of emerging technologies because this is our bread and butter.
For networking, we need to provide better knowledge of cross-platform technologies.
This example is provided as part of the instructions and detailed descriptions included in the Components of a Business Plan.
By focusing on its strengths, its key customers, and the company's underlying core values, Acme Management Technology will increase sales to more than million in three years, while also improving the gross margin on sales and cash management and working capital.
Although the chart titled "Past Financial Performance" shows that we've had healthy growth in sales, it also indicates declining gross margin and declining profits.
The more detailed numbers in Table 2.2 include other indicators of some concern: As can be seen in the chart, the gross margin percentage has been declining steadily, and nventory turnover is getting steadily worse as well.