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FISH

An abbreviation for "first in, still here." The term is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the first in, first out accounting method. It refers to a company that keeps its inventory for a long time, often because of poor sales. Ultimately, this may render inventory obsolete. A company dealing with FISH may be in or near financial trouble.
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By day he was a fish merchant, starting work at the Birmingham fish market at 5am, but in the evening he traded his grubby, striped apron for his theatrical emperor's gown, and starred alongside professional actors such as Alfred Marks.
ROMFORD bookie Roger Barton starred on BBC1 on Thursday in `Toughest Job in Britain' in his guise as a fish merchant.
PETERGEAD fish merchant John Milne has set up shop in Aberdeen's Rose Street.
One person who works at these speeds is Wayne Jones, of Mermaid Seafoods, who learned his craft at sea after starting with the family-owned fish merchant at the age of 12.
SLUMP Fish merchant William March in Newcastle's Grainger Market with his daughter Julie March STRANGE A child appears to hold the supermoon in her hands
He gave it to fish merchant Arthur Miller who later displayed it for many years in his Waterford office.
TN Trawlers, Liverpool Bay Fishing Company and a fish merchant based in Brixham, south Devon, are to be sentenced in October.
Miss Johnson, the daughter of a Hull fish merchant, became the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia in 1930.
nDavid Sykes, a wholesale fish merchant in Manchester, has much to thank his daughter Jenny Louise for.
Originally established in 1969 by local fish merchant Arthur Enoch Hughes, Enochs has revamped and expanded its premises on Llandudno Junction High Street and employs around 20 staff.
This time it's Sophie Kennedy Clark, daughter of Fiona Kennedy and fish merchant Francis"Fishy"Clark.
She was the daughter of a piano teacher and banjo-playing fish merchant, and says her early career choice was fish or the fiddle.