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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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Almost half of British bill payers said they do not feel they could save much money and one in four said they thought shopping around for energy would be too much "hassle".
com say you could save pounds 20 on buildings and contents insurance by shopping around and pounds 20 more by paying annually.
SHOPPING around for essential holiday items could save sun seekers enough to afford a flight on a budget airline, the Consumers' Association revealed today.
The largest increase in shopping around has been in food & grocery.
SHOPPING around for the best insurance quote would seem like a logical move for cash-strapped homeowners.
SHOPPING around for the best home insurance deals could save people in the UK more than pounds 100 a year, a survey revealed yesterday.
21% of people renewed their home insurance without shopping around and a worrying 4% do not have any home insurance at all.
GAP-year student Catherine Hebden, 19, saved pounds 300 on her car insurance by shopping around.
Says Ian Parker, managing director of Privilege Insurance: "Drivers with even one year's no claims discount can save money by shopping around, but for those with four or more years no claims the savings can be impressive.
This compares to 59 per cent of Londoners shopping around for the best quote.
Motorists can often save several pence per litre just by shopping around within a smaller area.