Are you best of breed? No, not you, sir, despite your clear eye and glossy coat. I mean your company and its products. To be best of breed is to be the best of its kind, just like in a dog show; but in business it is a prize you award yourself. Best of breed was a business practice first used in the computer industry - clients who chose to source their software from several suppliers were described as using such a strategy. A good idea, so long as you don't end up with a dog's breakfast.
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