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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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An urgent alert has been sounded by the Citizens Advice Bureau in Blackpool after more than 500 extra shoplifting incidents in Lancashire over the past year.
The campaign will also publish CCTV footage of shoplifting suspects on its social media and photosharing sites.
Even shoplifting of items worth less than $ 45 ( ` 2,142) can amount to a jail term of three months.
Nationwide, a combined 815 children aged 17 or under were charged with shoplifting.
He said: "As well as the conventional professional shoplifting of expensive fashion, alcohol, perfume and electricals, retailers in Scotland have seen an increase in the losses of staple lines like meat, frozen products, nappies and cheese - reflecting the pressure on household budgets.
A man is also wanted in connection with shoplifting at the Outfit clolthes store in Parc Llandudno on June 26.
The court heard that the shoplifting was from supermarkets in Thornaby and involved thefts of wine and meat in May and June.
Her lawyer has been fighting to get the three pending cases against Malova, two for allegedly forging prescription drugs and a newer shoplifting case, shifted to a Manhattan court-supervised drug-rehab program, where the charges could be dismissed if she gets clean.
The Sunday Mail have decided not to reveal details of the many shoplifting tips, techniques and props contained in the guide.
They were dispatched to Shaw's Supermarket on Route 9, where there was a shoplifting in progress.
It is a dreadful thing to steal," but he added that the bigger companies suffered "less harm" from shoplifting than smaller businesses.
TOKYO - Elderly people charged with shoplifting are increasingly citing their feelings of loneliness and isolation as the major reason for their crimes, according to a Tokyo police survey, which also found that many juveniles viewed shoplifting as like a game.