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Shop

Wall Street slang for a firm.

Shop

1. Among workers on Wall Street, informal for a company, especially a publicly-traded company.

2. To seek out the best bid price or ask price possible for a security by contacting a large number of broker-dealers.

shop

A dealership in securities.

shop

To contact a number of dealers in a security in an effort to obtain the most advantageous bid or ask price.

shop

a business premise which is engaged in the retailing of products to customers who visit the shop or store to make purchases. The range of merchandise they stock and sell varies considerably from, at one extreme, total specialization on the one product (as in a shoe shop, for example) to retail operations involving thousands of different lines (as in a large DEPARTMENT STORE). Shop sizes too vary considerably, ranging upwards from small ‘corner shop’ premises to massive ‘hypermarket'complexes (see SUPERMARKET). See RETAIL OUTLET, RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.

shop

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store

a business premise that is engaged in the retailing of products to customers who visit the shop to make purchases. The range of merchandise that is stocked and sold varies considerably from, at one extreme, total specialization in one product (a ‘shoe shop’, for example) to retail operations involving thousands of different lines (as in a large DEPARTMENT STORE). Shop sizes too vary considerably, ranging upwards from small ‘corner shop’ premises to massive hypermarket complexes (see SUPERMARKET). See RETAIL OUTLET, RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.
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The shop assistant and her male colleague were not injured during the incident but were left shaken.
DESPERATE The thief goes behind the counter, middle row far right, and slashes the shop assistant on the hand as he tries to escape by leaping over the counter.
They handed over PS1,000 in cash and as the suspect was leaving he collided with a wine display and another shop assistant and fled.
The shop assistant then handed over what police described as a "quantity of cash" and the men left in a car driven by a third man.
The shop assistant was understandably upset and suffered a fair amount of discomfort as a result of the assault and we want to trace the man responsible.
This is why we had to slash all the shoes before dumping them," said the shop assistant.
London, May 8 ( ANI ): Shop assistants who seem too eager to flatter would-be customers into buying that expensive dress, are more likely to insult them, a survey has revealed.
The shop assistant will contact you within 10 days to get your prize.
Mr Gascoigne did not grope the shop assistant as alleged in the article, or at all, and the defendant now accepts this.
An example of this unique shop assistant has been implemented at the online retail outlet of the Spanish illustration, clothing and accessories company, Kukuxumusu (www.
He pointed the gun at the 21-year-old shop assistant and demanded money.
A SHOP assistant was threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery.