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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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Chief Insp Dave Harris, of Northumbria Police's Northumberland Area Command, said he hoped the jail sentence would act as a warning to other shoplifters.
Andy Talbot, shopping centre manager, said that since January they had been operating a zero tolerance policy against shoplifters.
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So uncritical was the programme that shoplifters like Chris and Abbie were happy to go on and brag about their crimes, and be filmed taking orders from potential customers.
APPEAL: Police hunting a shoplifter have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to
After the hearing city centre beat officer PC Guy James said: "Price is the most prolific shoplifter in Devon and Cornwall.
Peer pressure is a major factor, and the program points out that just being with a shoplifter makes a person an accomplice.
This program provides an alternative to the court system through the services of Shoplifters Alternative (SA), which will be administering the program.