E-Book Sales Expected to Increase in 2006; Sony Reader Debuts
- IDPF: E-Books Set for Big Rise in '06; More if eReader Catches On. // Book Publishing Report;4/10/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p4
The article reports on the increase in electronic books' sale in 2005 in the U.S. According to Nick Bogaty, the director of the International Digital Publishing Forum, the growth will probably amount to fifteen million dollars in 2006 if Sony's e-book reader would attract the public. The new...
- Sony Projects Turnaround Amid Loss, Lower Soles. Smith, Steve // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;6/6/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p69
The article reports that consumer electronics manufacturer Sony has projected a 4.4 percent increase in sales and operating revenue for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 despite a net loss of 3.12 billion U.S. dollars during the first quarter ending March 31, 2011.
- Customer demand forecasting. Chase Jr., Charles W. // Journal of Business Forecasting Methods & Systems;Fall94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p2
Editorial. Presents a discussion in customer demand forecasting as a function of sales forecasting. Sales forecasting function; Approach for customer demand forecasts; Process; Baseline demand; Promotional lift; Business factors.
- The need for a forecasting champion. Mentzer, John T.; Moon, Mark A.; Kent, John L.; Smith, Carlo D. // Journal of Business Forecasting Methods & Systems;Fall97, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p3
Presents a research on the factors that contribute to a company's ability to be successful in sales forecasting. Description of the data collection effort; Outline of the characteristics of a sales forecasting champion; Roles that sales forecasting champions can play in companies that take...
- ANSWERS TO YOUR FORECASTING QUESTIONS. Jain, Chaman L. // Journal of Business Forecasting;Winter2007/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p3
The article presents questions and answers related to business forecasting including the making/creation of a great forecasting team, the lead time for various products, and the feel for typical lost sales due to under-forecasting for a Health and Beauty Care company.
- 5 Steps to Predict Sales From Referrals. Misner, Ivan R.; Davis, Robert // Sell!ng;Dec98, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p10
Part II. Describes five steps to predict sales from referrals. Selection of reference period; Completion of reference period questionnaire; Selection of forecast period; Completion of forecast period questionnaire; Writing a forecast statement.
- Business outlook for large employers strengthens. // Corridor Business Journal;3/8/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 33, p3
The article reports on the forecast of the Iowa Business Council (IBC) Overall Economic Outlook Survey Index which highlights the increase sales, employment, and capital spending in 2010.
- The changing role of sales forecasting within the organization. Chase Jr., Charles W. // Journal of Business Forecasting Methods & Systems;Spring96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p2
Editorial. Focuses on the changing role of sales forecasting within a business organization. Need for accurate information in business; Primary purpose of sales demand forecasting; Proactive statistical methodologies needed; Enabling systems; Significance of forecast accuracy for companies.
- FORM: Sales Revenue Forecast. // How to Write a Business Plan;2014, p1
A chart is presented of a sample form of the sales revenue forecast of a company.