branch office

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1. An office or subsidiary of a company that exists and conducts operations in a country other than the one in which the company is headquartered. See also: MNC.

2. A semi-independent office of a bank. For example, a bank may have five branches in a city where account holders can make deposits and withdrawals and conduct other business at the place most convenient for them.

branch office

Any secondary or ancillary place of business. Most states require branch offices of real estate companies to have their own broker-in-charge or qualifying broker,legally responsible for activities at that branch.

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Scottrade is dedicated to personalized customer service and value, providing customers the convenience of buying many stocks online at just $7 per trade and the support of the largest branch network among online investment firms, with more than 450 nationwide branch offices.
Scottrade is unique in the industry because it boasts very low commission rates while offering easily accessible, local branch office support of online trading in 306 branch office locations nationwide.
Scottrade's new branch office will be more convenient for many of our customers," Dikeman said.
The online investment firm known for its $7 online trades and local branch offices is also opening a new branch office in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Scottrade's West Chester branch office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.
The new branch office in Midlothian will more convenient for many of our customers who live south of Richmond," said Kombiz Momtaz, Scottrade branch manager.
The Manchester branch will be a lot more convenient for many of our customers who can benefit from having a branch office nearby," Branin said.
Scottrade's closest offices were 20 miles south or east, so the new Katy branch office is much closer for many of our customers.
The new branch office is located in a convenient location right off the freeway, in the financial center of Oxnard," said Luis Galdamez, Scottrade branch manager.
Scottrade currently operates 41 other branch offices in California, its largest statewide branch network.
Service 1st Bank opened a third full-service branch office to meet the needs of many shareholders and customers who reside in Lodi.