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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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One way to further this goal is to develop a growing number of best shoppers and serve these shoppers well by capturing long-term, ideally lifetime, purchases and loyalty.
2 Focusing on early stages of the shopper purchase pathway can help meet shopper needs, and further leverage the strong growth potential of deli/prepared foods.
Bargain shoppers are very proud of being bargain shoppers.
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Clearly shoppers are past the skittishness they displayed a few years ago, as the poor economy caused them to tighten their purse strings and cut back on their foodservice spending.
The groceries are pulled from the shelves at Vons' new Pavilions store on McBean Parkway by personal shoppers equipped with handheld scanners and computer printouts.
Shoppers have responded favorably to changes-whether value-oriented or upscale-in the bakery and deli.
Shopper Marketing Trends 2010 offers a concise introduction to shopper marketing in UK food and grocery, charting key shopper trends for 2010 and shopper marketing implications for FMCGs and retailers.
every year,'' said Carole Ellis, a day-after-Thanksgiving shopper recently checking out a new Nordstrom Rack in downtown Long Beach.