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Shop

Wall Street slang for a firm.

Shop

1. Among workers on Wall Street, informal for a company, especially a publicly-traded company.

2. To seek out the best bid price or ask price possible for a security by contacting a large number of broker-dealers.

shop

A dealership in securities.

shop

To contact a number of dealers in a security in an effort to obtain the most advantageous bid or ask price.

shop

a business premise which is engaged in the retailing of products to customers who visit the shop or store to make purchases. The range of merchandise they stock and sell varies considerably from, at one extreme, total specialization on the one product (as in a shoe shop, for example) to retail operations involving thousands of different lines (as in a large DEPARTMENT STORE). Shop sizes too vary considerably, ranging upwards from small ‘corner shop’ premises to massive ‘hypermarket'complexes (see SUPERMARKET). See RETAIL OUTLET, RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.

shop

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store

a business premise that is engaged in the retailing of products to customers who visit the shop to make purchases. The range of merchandise that is stocked and sold varies considerably from, at one extreme, total specialization in one product (a ‘shoe shop’, for example) to retail operations involving thousands of different lines (as in a large DEPARTMENT STORE). Shop sizes too vary considerably, ranging upwards from small ‘corner shop’ premises to massive hypermarket complexes (see SUPERMARKET). See RETAIL OUTLET, RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.
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Supt Rich Baker said: "Most people wrongly believe that shoplifting is a victimless crime, whereas our experience tells us that almost three quarters of all people brought into custody and test positive for drugs have been arrested on suspicion of thefts from shops or market stalls.
Singapore has very strict laws against shoplifting.
Over a three-year period between January 2011 and December last year Welsh police forces recorded a total of 49,366 allegations of shoplifting.
The goal of the website is to increase the number of shoplifting arrests and to ultimately reduce the number of shoplifting offenses in the city, said Police Officer Tracy Hayes.
Two Leicester women, aged in their 20s, were charged with allegedly stealing items from TK Maxx, while, in a separate incident, two women from Nottingham were cautioned for shoplifting from the same store.
HARD-UP Scots are turning to shoplifting to make sure their families don't go without household items and food this Christmas.