While it is certainly necessary for marketers to continue doing periodic strategic satisfaction surveys containing 20 or more questions on a range of competitive variables like products, pricing and promotion, the new little listening posts
can help us in our day-to-day fine-tuning of our operations.
Alan Hunt, senior buying manager for music at Tesco, said that where the listening posts
had been tested, they had demonstrated significant added value to the entertainment offer.
The British bases were a recent Iraqi target and the listening posts
failed on the matter of WMDs.
This complex, which I am calling empire," he writes, "consists of permanent naval bases, military airfields, army garrisons, espionage listening posts
, and strategic enclaves on every continent of the globe.
His challenge was to devise computer models of ocean acoustics that would make it possible to take signals received at underwater listening posts
and trace them back to their sources--for instance, enemy submarines.
The British Library in London has introduced record-shop style listening posts
to enable visitors to listen to their choice of number one hits from the last 50 years.
The new library would boast listening posts
, 23 computers and a ``children's book den''.
The broadcast of rapidfire Russian overheard by listening posts
also lent credence to the rumors that the MiG drivers from over the Yalu were Soviet.
intelligence agencies, with a staff of some 38,000 people, an additional 25,000 non-staff personnel in listening posts
, and an annual budget estimated at $7.
s RLS division has been actively installing its Web Bar Listening Posts
and Galaxy Systems in a number of retail stores across Canada and the United States.
The top-secret Echelon project uses satellites and listening posts
, including GCHQ at Cheltenham, and was set up to monitor the Soviet military.
Information from the database contained confidential installation and network details of the Bank of England, security services, Buckingham Palace and Government listening posts
and safe houses.