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Warehouse

A building in which goods are stored, especially in large quantities and for commercial purposes. Warehouses may be used to store imports before they are distributed, commodities whose contracts are being traded, goods intended for retail sale, and many other purposes. Goods stored in warehouses may be owned by a company and sold to another for resale. Warehousing is an important part of many supply chains. See also: Wholesale.

warehouse

business premises used by a manufacturer to STORE both raw materials, components etc. (materials store) and final products (finished goods store), and by WHOLESALERS and RETAILERS to store finished products in the course of distribution to buyers. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT, AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, ORDER PROCESSING, PICK LIST.

warehouse

A commercial storage building. Zoning regulations and building codes may place restrictions on the placement and construction styles of warehouses. See bailment for the rights and responsibilities of parties.

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The store's Filipino assistant manager testified to prosecutors that the suspect was responsible for tagging, pricing and stacking the newly arrived devices at the storehouse.
The King's Storehouse is an arm of the Wellspring Christian Centre, with a large portion of the donations coming from parishioners, local businesses and charities and a trolley at Sainsbury's.
A spokeswoman said: "The Storehouse retains its position as Ireland's No1 international visitor attraction by surpassing all previous records, with 1,711,281 guests in 2017.
The store's Filipino manager testified that the accused was responsible for tagging, pricing and stacking newly arrived devices at the storehouse.
Shaped into the world's biggest pint glass over seven floors, the Guinness Storehouse is a theme park to beer.
However, the storehouse was sealed down and the owner was also taken to lockup for violation, official stated.
The church application asks Springfield staff to determine if the LDS land needs to be rezoned for the storehouse project, and if the church can seek a building permit while going through the zone change process.
Although the financial institution was losing money, Cusumano produced fraudulent financial statements to convince investors that Storehouse CU was reaching or exceeding the high rates of return that were promised to them.
According to court records, the Abu Dhabi Finance Prosecution received a report from the management of the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company that power cables worth Dh300,000 had gone missing from its storehouses.
In Arabic, makhzan denotes a storehouse. From the plural form makhazin, medieval French borrowed magasin in the 14th century.
The Storehouse Services, an insurance agency based in Altus, OK, has received approval to operate in Texas.
The Ministry of Antiquities said 96 artifacts, mostly small figurines and beads, disappeared from the Aswan Museum's storehouse.