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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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THE VERMONT TEDDY Bear Company (VTBC) is the largest handcrafter of teddy bear toys in North America.
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. Most importantly, it is designed in memory of Aimee.
That is just what has happened to the Vermont Teddy Bear Company. This small business has approximately 290 employees in a factory in Shelburne, Vermont, and does most of its business over the Internet or by mail (Gram, David, 2005.)
Yesterday, Southern Bear company secretary John Green said Pither, 74, was still ambitious for more success - and has already registered the names Western Bear, Eastern Bear and Golden Bear, to allow him scope to expand his interests still further.
The scripture-spouting figures of Jesus, Moses and other Bible characters are from California-based One2believe, a subsidiary of Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company, a manufacturer of plush toys.
For this issue, I will use a research project funded by the Allied Bear Company on their Bear 1000 ventilator.
The Golden Bear company is already a major manufacturer of Noddy products.
(TAK606) ELISABETH ROBERT - THE VERMONT TEDDY BEAR COMPANY (BEAR).
Greyfriars Bobby has been produced by the Edinburgh Bear Company, which has trademarked him both as a soft toy and a collectable.
Former Atomic Kitten Kerry Katona has been named Celebrity Mum of the Year by a teddy bear company.
Her Spice Girl rival, who is looking forward to the birth of a second baby to join three-year-old Brooklyn, managed only 12 per cent in the online poll by toy firm The Blue Foot Bear Company.
The Blue Foot Bear Company makes bears in more than 40 different designs, but we love the deliciously saucy Horny Devil bear.