Essays Tagged: "dollar industry"

Video Game Console violence

legislation to restrict violence in videogames. In order to save lives and preserve a multi-billion dollar industry, such legislation must be prevented from becoming law.In response to this proposed l ... ldren instead of videogames or traditional play.In order to save lives and preserve a multi-billion dollar industry, anti-videogame legislation must be prevented from becoming law. There is much evide ...

(6 pages) 168 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Pixar's use of Information Technology

"Felix the Cat" in the early 1920's, the animation film industry has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry that continues to flourish as directors are able to push the boundaries of reality l ... r of Linux-powered, Intel-based rackmount systems for more processing power in less space for fewer dollars than Sun could deliver. This is further evidence of Pixar's continued focus to capitalize on ...

(14 pages) 310 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

HUGS not DRUGS an essay about types of drug use and abuse

s take them 24/7. They consume are lives, make, or break our lives. It's over a one hundred billion dollar industry. Naturally these are the good kind of drugs I'm talking about. The focus of this ess ...

(2 pages) 109 7 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

State of mind and positive attitutes correlate with better physical health

ive OutlookState of mind issues has a deep impact on your overall, physical well-being. Millions of dollars are spent with the hope of a full recovery, when we can use the power within, which is price ... your emotions, you can also get in touch with your health.The world of recovery is a multi-million dollar industry. Every year people spent lots of money, searching for a remedy for many ailments, wh ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Legalization of Marijuana in Canada

illegal if it has so many positive factors? Marijuana should be legal because it is a multi-billion dollar industry, it is beneficial to medical patients and research, and it has less harmful effects ... mary conviction (Greenspan, s.3). For a first term offence, the punishment is either a one thousand dollar fine or a sentence of six months in jail, and for a subsequent offence the punishment is eith ...

(9 pages) 80 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Urine-Luck! America answer to its growing drug problem

to drug testing in order to participate in sports. (Lemar)Drug testing is exploding into a billion dollar industry and what makes it crazy is that its' results are not even guaranteed. Studies show t ... mployer afraid they may use too much salt? Companies are literally wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars just to catch maybe 1/10th of the employees that actually test positive for drugs. (Gombos)I ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Information Portfolio- Secondary information collected and gathered for analysis (good or bad) to identify the concepts of sports marketing.

Sports marketing is a multi billion-dollar industry in international terms and is an extremely profitable exercise for organisations and ...

(9 pages) 111 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Evolution of Black Theater.

with the rise of urban theater and these new era Gospel plays, that are put on are a multi million dollar industry. It makes it hard for real Black theater to survive in this world, especially becaus ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Video Game Violence

nt. As technology advanced so did the possibilities of an infant video game industry. Now a billion dollar industry thanks to the 79% of American children playing video games on an average of 8 hours ... ry for the first time in its history.The makers of Grand Theft Auto were also sued for $246 million dollars by the parents of a victim whose son was killed by two teenage stepbrothers claiming that th ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Colombia: A brief report on the economy, culture, and industry of the country

it to be the countries number one export. Coffee growing and selling in Colombia is a multi million dollar industry. And with Colombia's climate, altitude, and other factors, it is a perfect coffee pl ... er a few years the Colombian economy has recovered mildly well, as shown in the current exchange of dollars to pesos, about 2,300 pesos per dollar.Colombia also seems to attract more average tourists ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hooty Hoo

V. Conclusion Steroid Abuse Professional sports and competitions have grown into a billion-dollar industry. Athletes earn millions of dollars a year in salaries and endorsements. Competition ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Reproductive Technology, A Advancement For Humanity:

r old woman after menopause. Today reproductive technology is becoming more common and is a billion dollar industry and main contributor to the revolution in the control of fertility (Robertson 8). Re ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Interclean Benchmarking

InterClean is one of the leading sanitation cleaning and solution's companies in an 8 billion dollar industry. The situation that is evolving now is the change in customer preference. Customers ...

(9 pages) 428 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Pop Culture - The Effects of Popular Culture on Modern American Society

re purchased for recreational purposes. The fact that the entertainment industry is a multi-billion dollar industry provides evidence as to where Americans spend enormous amounts of money. Leisure act ...

(4 pages) 157 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Advertisement in Clothing and Messages in Hip Hop Clothing

t of as a foundation of the mass media. It is the blood that keeps the world going. The 130 billion dollar industry is a powerful force in the United States. Some of the statistical facts stated that ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Distribution Causing Changes in the Film Industry."

rican Theaters"Comcast found itself in the corner fighting for an idea that could further a billion dollar industry. This idea of allowing cable providers to charge $29.95 to $49.95 to watch an openin ... ster, Netflix and cable provider's On Demand programming. The initial effect forced the cost of the dollar theater to be raised to $1.99, although this was nothing drastic, many families began to feel ...

(4 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


eam A Final PaperEBUS/400 E-Business�Gun IndustryThe gun manufacturing industry is a billion-dollar industry. Team A is going to focus on three major gun manufactures. Remington, Beretta, and C ...

(15 pages) 139 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Disposable diapers

avoid the continued build-up of non-degradable diapers. Americans spend approximately $2.7 billion dollars per year for disposable diapers, but that number has been shrinking due to the encroachment ... ed $400 million in sales each year.Needless to say, the disposable diaper market is a huge, billion-dollar industry. These products are especially attractive to dual-income families and single parents ...

(39 pages) 77 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Golf ball industry

Golf ball industry Golf is a multi-billion dollar industry that is showing a growth in popularity due to media attention on rising young stars ... 's, golf product sales grossed approximately $3.9 billion in 1996 (5). Of these sales, $789 million dollars were spent on golf balls. Standard and Poor's also claim that this industry is expected to g ... a to gain exposure on their products. Between January and June of 1997, Titleist spent $8.6 million dollars on golf ball advertising(Golf Perspectives). About 42% of the amount was in magazine spendin ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Pornography and the Media

that is intended to cause sexual excitement. (Brittanica, 2006) Pornography is also a multi billion dollar industry that exploits men, women and children, from infants to teens, and preys on people's ... e of the effects that it has on our society.In my opinion, pornography would not be a multi billion dollar industry if we did not have mass media. The media is everywhere we go or look. We have public ...

(7 pages) 45 1 4.2 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community