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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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told the Daily Mail that shopping around with smaller gas companies and taking the time to find the best deal will help millions of households save a significant amount of money.
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".
Almost half of bill payers said they do not feel they could save much money and one in four said they thought shopping around would be too much "hassle".
uk - to help cut through the confusion previously associated with comparing energy tariffs and in turn help people to start shopping around for their energy.
However, by shopping around for a better rate and switching provider, that annual income would increase by 6.
The regulator will look for any signs that sales techniques designed to hang onto customers involve putting them off shopping around.
Whilst awareness of the OMO appears to be growing and sales figures indicate more people are buying from other providers, the extent to which people are actually shopping around is still unclear.
I would urge people to ensure their savings accounts are working hard for them by shopping around for the best rates.
It estimates that these people could boost their annual income by 19 per cent a year by shopping around for the best rate, or pounds 3,292 during the whole of their retirement.
BRITONS could typically save themselves more than pounds 100 a year by shopping around for a better deal on their home insurance, a survey indicated.
A NORTH Wales-website business says drivers can save millions of pounds by shopping around for car insurance.
The average motorist with a four-year no claims discount could save more than pounds 125 by shopping around for their car insurance.