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Company

A proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or other form of enterprise that engages in business.

Company

Any organization that engages in business. There are many different structures a company can have, depending primarily on tax considerations and the type of business it does. Among some of the more prominent examples are a sole proprietorship, where an individual works on his/her own and all income is reported as personal income; a partnership, where two or more people create an organization partially distinct from each and where each partner has his/her own role; and a corporation, which is separate and distinct from its owners and is often a legally recognized person. See also: Limited liability company, Publicly-traded company.

company

see JOINT-STOCK COMPANY.

company

see FIRM.
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Stephanie, 23, said: "Not only does the bear raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, it is made and designed by Clemens, an international, collectable bear company.
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The Rugged Bear Company ("Rugged Bear"), noted New England children's active wear retailer, announced today that it had filed a petition for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code due to its increasing liquidity constraints and a deteriorating relationship with some of its key landlords and vendors.
AN award-winning teddy bear company has got its paws on a new market leading to an expansion in business, a move to larger premises and the opening of a new shop.
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Then there is the Teddy Bear Company which is the only United States based manufacturer still making teddy bears for children.