trading stamp


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trading stamp

n.
A stamp given by a retailer to a buyer for a purchase of a specified amount and intended to be redeemed in quantity for merchandise.

trading stamp

n
(Historical Terms) (esp formerly) a stamp of stated value given by some retail organizations to customers, according to the value of their purchases and redeemable for articles offered on a premium list

trad′ing stamp`


n.
a stamp given as a premium to a customer, specified quantities of these stamps being exchangeable for various articles.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trading stamp - a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyertrading stamp - a token resembling a stamp given by a retailer to a buyer; the token is redeemable for articles on a special list
token, item - an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
Translations

trading stamp

nbollino premio
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The Journal announced on September 24, that 30 super-salesmen were operating on Tyneside in an attempt to "sell" the trading stamp system to shopkeepers.
Shanghai stocks were dumped, with the Shanghai market's key index finishing the day at a loss of more than 8 percent, amid worries over possible measures to calm the country's frenzied equity markets in addition to last week's hike in stock trading stamp duty.
Forty-four years ago this week, trading stamp companies, then one of the most important movers of electric housewares, were getting pressure from state legislatures.
Just after the Depression he quit P&G and took a $55 loan from his landlord to start his trading stamp business.
Jim, who was sales manager for a US trading stamp firm, said:
which marked the beginning of the trading stamp industry in Japan.
By far the smallest component of the miscellaneous business services industry --accounting for less than 1 percent of employment--the trading stamp services industry includes establishments that sell trading stamps to merchants and redeem trading stamps with merchandise.
The provision for future redemptions as of the end of a tax year is computed by multiplying "estimated future redemptions" by the estimated average cost of redeeming each trading stamp or coupon.
The sell-off in Shanghai took place following news that the Chinese government has tripled stock trading stamp duty to calm the country's frenzied equity market.
His grandfather, Richard Tompkins, made millions from bringing the trading stamp idea to Britain from America in the 1960s, and went on to found the Argos catalogue business.
Targeted regulations include licensing of yacht brokers, rating of thermal windows and rules affecting trading stamp companies.
In fact, in 1953, SUPERVALU[R] was the first large supermarket chain in the nation to introduce the use of trading stamps from the Gold Bond Trading Stamp Company.