How Europe's Grocers Keep Food Sales Fresh
By Marc-Andre Kamel, Nick Greenspan and Rudolf Pritzl
Standardization is efficient but localization helps shops to stand out.
Overly broad legal boilerplate is an issue that affects so many places in our world where we deal with big companies that write contracts that govern our interaction. You’d think Google, which aspires to high standards especially on an issue as important as freedom of expression, could write a clearer contract.
- A steel plate used in making the shells of steam boilers.
- Journalistic material, such as syndicated features, available in plate or mat form.
- Inconsequential, formulaic, or stereotypical language: The new provisions of the lease renewal were merely boilerplate.
The standardization of a legal document's structure and language. This leads to quicker and more efficient practices in terms of the filling out and processing of documents.
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Definitionstandard (USUAL) Hide phonetics
1 usual rather than special, especially when thought of as being correct or acceptable:
White is the standard colour for this model of refrigerator.
These are standard procedures for handling radioactive waste.
The metre is the standard unit for measuring length in the SI system.
MAINLY UK Your new TV comes with a two year guarantee as standard.
See also substandard.
2 Language described as standard is the form of that language which is considered acceptable and correct by most educated users of it:
Most announcers on the BBC speak standard English.
In Standard American, 'gotten' is used as a past participle of 'get'.
3 [before noun] A standard book or writer is the one that is most commonly read for information on a particular subject:
Her book is still a standard text in archaeology, even though it was written more than twenty years ago.
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1 [C] a song or other piece of music which has been popular and often played over a long period of time
2 [C usually singular] a pattern or model that is generally accepted:
This program is an industry standard for computers.
3 [C] US a car with gears that are changed by hand
standardize, UK USUALLY standardise Hide phonetics
to make things of the same type all have the same basic features:
We standardize parts such as rear-view mirrors, so that one type will fit any model of car we make.
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