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Job Lot

In commodities, a small number of units. For example, one may refer to 10 or 20 barrels of oil as a job lot. These are used primarily in futures contracts in which both parties are interested in trading in small numbers.

job lot

In commodities trading, the quantity of a commodity that is smaller than what is specified in a standard contract.
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Job Lot then leverages its wholesale buying power and retailing expertise to purchase food at significant value.
The Job Lot, set in a Job Centre, can't help but pale in comparison to the savage brilliance of Ian McKellan and co.
A RARE original copy of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species bought as part of a pounds 20 job lot could fetch pounds 50,000 at auction.
Just as well it wasn't a job lot of ice cream--perhaps it wouldn't have been quite as well received.
1 position at Cheltenham, said: "I'd prefer to see the pitches sold as one job lot, but they may have to go into one of the NJPC auctions.
To serve as a reminder that retailers go out of business, Friedman read off a list that included Job Lot, Kiddie City, Trader Horn, Martin Paint and Preferred Seating.
Ocean State Job Lot, a privately-held company headquartered in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, opened its 100th retail location, a 46,000 sq.
LEOMINSTER -- When shoppers go to the local Ocean State Job Lot store to pick up garden tools and other discounted items in the near future, they might be able to also purchase wine and beer.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families from Brookfield, Massachusetts attacked the shelves of the Ocean State Job Lot to benefit Toys for Tots.