Warehousing

The interim holding period from the time of the closing of a loan to its subsequent marketing to capital market investors. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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warehouse ware‧house [ˈweəhaʊs ǁ ˈwer-] noun [countable] COMMERCE
a large building used for storing goods in large quantities:

• The unit will add 14 warehouses to its current distribution centers.

— warehouse verb [transitive] :

• We are studying the systems we use to warehouse and deliver our products.

— warehousing noun [uncountable] :

• They take on such tasks as warehousing, inventory management, labeling, and packaging.

ˌbonded ˈwarehouse also ˈCustoms ˌwarehouse COMMERCE TAX
a warehouse in which imported goods are stored until taxes on them have been paid:

• The measures include creating a bonded warehouse to make the port a point of entry for imported goods.

ˈdata ˌwarehouse COMPUTING
a place where business information is stored electronically:

• The mainframe's role is as a data warehouse for core business applications such as billing, distribution, and accounting.

distriˈbution ˌwarehouse COMMERCE TRANSPORT
a warehouse in which goods that are ready to be sent to shops or direct to customers are stored:

• A £24m dry goods distribution warehouse is being built on the outskirts of the city.

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   Process whereby a group of investors independently buys shares in a company but each investor keeps his holding below the official notification of a stake holding. This can be a surreptitious method of mounting a takeover bid. ► See also Acting in Concert.

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warehouse UK US /ˈweəhaʊs/ noun [C] COMMERCE
a large building for storing things before they are sold, used, or sent out to stores: »

The goods have been sitting in a warehouse for months because a strike has prevented distribution.

See also BONDED WAREHOUSE(Cf. ↑bonded warehouse), CUSTOMS WAREHOUSE(Cf. ↑customs warehouse), DATA WAREHOUSE(Cf. ↑data warehouse), DISTRIBUTION WAREHOUSE(Cf. ↑distribution warehouse)
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warehouse UK US /ˈweəhaʊs/ verb [T]
to store something in a warehouse: »

The division was only able to sell 40 systems, leaving 800 units warehoused and unsold.

warehousing noun [U]
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the logistics of warehousing


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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