the main area upon which a business is built or operates; the main activity a business takes part in
Certain industries are in a unique position to embed these principles into their core business activities.
And at Microsoft, it would be difficult—if not impossible—for any new product or set of services to rival the core business.
But Jackson says Bartz has been so focused on the core business that she has failed to stay on top of the Alibaba investment.
Time Warner Cable is finding that its core business is under assault.
Banks must get back to their core business—making loans for individuals (e.g., mortgages) and small businesses.
Also, Facebook has neutralized the only company that could have even remotely represented a threat to its core business.
While auction remains our core business, facilitating private sales has become an increasingly important service.
But like many other manufacturers, HP has seen its core business suffer as competition rises and margins grow thinner.
They strip out growth companies get from opening new locations and describe how the core business is doing.
But Microsoft also spends a lot of time and money playing defense in its core business of selling software that runs computers.