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Jobber

A term for a market maker used on the London Stock Exchange.

Jobber

In the United Kingdom, informal for a market maker.

jobber

a dealer who acts as a principal in buying and selling FINANCIAL SECURITIES such as STOCKS, SHARES and BONDS, thereby ‘making a market’ in these securities. See MARKET MAKER, STOCK EXCHANGE.
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Refiners also sell gasoline, branded and unbranded, at truck racks to jobbers (distributors) who own their own tanker trucks.
NEW YORK-The jobber season is upon us as fabric wholesalers converge on the New York converters to ferret out the season's hottest new fabrics.
Perhaps the best way to position ourselves for the future is to cast aside the traditional jobber mindset ("perform as called upon") and search to provide customers whatever can't be found elsewhere.
With little money for direct mail, they promoted Oil Express at a major trade show that fall in Houston by spending the entire night slipping copies of the newsletter under 1,000 hotel-room doors of oil jobbers.
Products need to be real multipurpose fabrications, according to Marcus, because jobbers are looking for fabrics that can go on the window or bed or can be used as upholstery.
These allow direct access to its furniture manufacturers -- including Century, Sherril and Norwalk -- and jobber clients such as Robert Allen, Kravet and Stroheim & Romann.
Jobbers continue to look for a variety of style and large quantities of fabric to satisfy the many tastes of their customers.
"It's where it's at today with jobbers because it makes it easy for the customer."
Wellington Sears' assortment, which includes a comprehensive selection of fabrics suitable for contract and residential jobbers, also includes bright colors.
And at a more mid-range price point, jobbers are asking for items like overprinted cotton jacquards, which sell around $7 per yard," he said.
Jobbers say that this approach to product can simplify the selection process by not locking them into any specific trend direction.
"Jobbers want more creative [options] than ever before," says Beth Greene, director of marketing for Kravet.