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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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Affluent Food Shoppers offers an in-depth look into the values driving affluent food shoppers and highlights the differences between the in-store choices of affluent and other food shoppers.
Shoppers with children are more likely to place greater importance on ingredient information, nutrition, and health benefits.
Shopper Trade-In: Designed to assist consumers eager to recycle their electronic items before purchasing or upgrading, GITEX Shopper will offer special vouchers that can be redeemed at the show in exchange for old technology items deposited at the designated Trade-In area.
And although 44% of in-store and 53% of online shoppers remain not satisfied with the returns/exchange process, 62% of those surveyed appreciated associates' use of handheld mobile devices in-store.
"Imagine reaching every one of your shoppers with a message personalized to their individual buying preferences and needs, and engaging your consumers personally and digitally before they even enter your store," says Morris.
This is the paradox of retail choice: Given more options, shoppers are actually streamlining their shopping behaviors, opting out of retailers and brands that do not align with their values and preferences, and opting in to retailers, brands, and services that simplify the shopping process.
"Knowing a typical shopper's path informs the store of what shoppers want and need," says Interactions' Rupani.
Wealthy consumers who make $100,000 or more per year are significantly less likely to be both frequent shoppers and in-store purchasers with gas, which is something to consider when stocking higher-priced products such as craft beer or wine.
"Aligning a service and market offering with the needs of Hispanic shoppers is rapidly becoming a critical success factor for sustained CPG and retail growth, "said Staci Covkin, principal, IRI.
Question: What is the most often overlooked aspect of shopper marketing?
Dubai World Trade Centre, organiser of GITEX Shopper, today announced that the show's opening hours would be extended until midnight over its final two days, which coincide with the beginning of the Eid holiday.
IGD's Shopper Vista research shows that nearly half of shoppers (47 percent) say they now use several grocery stores on the same trip, up from four out of ten (42 percent) who said the same last year.