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Vendor

Seller or supplier.

vendor

the seller of a good or service. The vendor can be a person (see PERSONAL SELLING) or a machine (see AUTOMATIC VENDING).

vendor

Seller. Contrast with donor, who transfers property by gift, and testator, who transfers property under a will.

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By confirming that new vendors are indeed taxpaying entities, you reduce risk of vendor fraud by phantom vendors.
Officials estimate there are thousands of flower peddlers, fruit hawkers and push-cart vendors working the streets, although no one really knows for sure.
An evaluation requires vendors to supply a lab with a set of security claims in the form of a security target, the product to be evaluated, and documentation appropriate for the selected evaluation assurance level.
This points to the fact that established storage vendors don't want to talk about the huge dissatisfaction with monolithic, expensive, difficult-to-manage Fibre Channel SAN systems.
Instead, Williams pushes for an environment where the district collaborates with partners, getting vendors to work together to create a product precisely suited to his district's needs.
Carlos Ghosn proved as much when one of the most decisive methods he used to fix Nissan was to slash the number of locked-in vendors and open up procurement to newcomers.
The second deficiency was that Bruce was allowed to approve new vendors.
The street vendors who hawk vegetables, fruit, fresh coconut, fish still flapping their gills, and Chinese kitsch such as silk dresses and fake jade, see few if any customers.
However, maintenance programs provided by vendors, both large and small in scope, can provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective service--if managed properly by all concerned.
Vendors often agree to compensate resellers if the reseller advertises the vendors' products.
Getting an accurate picture from your staff is invaluable when you start listening to sales pitches and exploring features touted by system vendors.
The report evaluates the main vendors in the space, reflecting interviews with more than 40 of their end user customers.