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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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Almost half of British bill payers said they do not feel they could save much money and one in four said they thought shopping around for energy would be too much "hassle".
Almost half of bill payers said they do not feel they could save much money and one in four said they thought shopping around would be too much "hassle".
After all, politicians ask for loyalty from the electorate, so why preach the gospel of shopping around.
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Around 20% of motorists accept their insurance renewal quote without shopping around, said Egg.
Andy Deller, director of banking and insurance at Egg, said: ``Every year, millions of motorists end up paying over the odds for their car insurance because they do not get around to shopping around for competitive cover.
SHOPPING around for essential holiday items could save sun seekers enough to afford a flight on a budget airline, the Consumers' Association revealed today.
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