Rain Check


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Rain Check

A receipt or verbal promise by a seller that if a product is out of stock potential buyers will be able to buy the same product at the current price when the seller receives the next shipment. This is important if the seller wishes to attract or retain the buyer's business; that is, the seller issues rain checks to discourage buyers from going to a competitor.
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One solution is a display that notes any ad-item out of stocks--the display may inform shoppers if and when the item is expected to reappear and whether or not rain checks are available.
But before we get carried away, it is time to do a rain check on what actually happened on Wednesday night.
Every year, Westminster would take a rain check for a month, to enable regional governmental colleges to sit.
But when the Record asked Mr Brown if we could speak to union shop stewards at the Montrose factory, he replied: "I'll need to take a rain check on that.
He said: "Thanks to my doctors, I'm feeling a lot better now, so I hope I can get a rain check.
He can get senior citizens to do something that most doctors, therapists and even relatives can't: take a rain check on old age.
While it's hard not to be caught up in the frenzy of Cup excitement,perhaps we'dall be as well taking a rain check till after we have disposed of Millwall.
But instead of taking a rain check and lifting the ball out, the man who operated as a steward at the course gave the ball laldy with his sand iron.
Because many families are taking a rain check on this all-important family ritual.
Goram looks certain to return to the Motherwell side this afternoon after taking a rain check on last weekend's explosive clash with Celtic.
Rain Check, introduced in the Taiwan School System, is a software program to integrate a PC-based GSM modem to BioTouch's network for sending out SMS messages based on a time-table.