CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 2000 |
To survive in the highly competitive sporting goods and recreational products industry, Variflex Inc. has had to be as nimble as a rider of one of its skateboards. Lately, it has succeeded in increasing revenues--although it still posted a loss--and developing new product lines to reduce its dependence on old markets, particularly the one for in-line skates.
March 23, 2010
A TV-Net time share The amount of time viewers spent watching TV while at the same time cruising the Internet grew 34.5% last year to an average of 3.5 hours a month, up from 2.5 hours in 2008, according to a Nielsen Co. report released Monday. What are they doing? A look at the top five sites visited by these media multi-taskers gives some clues: Google, Yahoo, Facebook, MSN or Microsoft Bing, YouTube. "You have people looking up stuff while they watch TV," said Gary Holmes, a Nielsen spokesman.