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business

n. any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it is a company, a corporation, partnership, or have any such formal organization, but it can range from a street peddler to General Motors. It is sometimes significant to determine if an accident, visit, travel, meal or other activity was part of "business" or for pleasure or no particular purpose.

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This project is a product of collaboration and dedication of the Department of Economic Development and Continentad, the authorised publisher of the business directory. - TradeArabia News service
The new Gaming Business Directory contains around 600 pages of current information on more than 4,500 gaming properties across the world, and 700 corporate and Native American property owners.
The business directory will gather the contact details of businesses in both communities interested to cooperate with their counterparts in the other community.
"The business directory will not only give them a much-needed voice by championing those small-scale producers, sellers or restaurateurs who show remarkable commitment to quality, flavour and manufacturing, but allow consumers who are equally passionate about where their food comes from to make a more informed choice."
The organisation will release its business directory later this year after signing a deal with Trinity Mirror.
The train sculpture is being submitted into a national recycling competition run by the business directory company Yell.
Finnish IT consultancy company Satama Interactive Oyj said on Thursday (6 November) that it had delivered an online direct marketing service for the Finnish business directory specialist Findexa.
The company also announced that it is adding new features and content to its InfoTrac, Biography Resource Center, CPI.Q, Ward's Business Directory, and database products.
The warning comes from the boss of a Coventry business who spotted a bill for a listing in a business directory he says the company never asked for, wanted - or had even heard of before.
Cannock Chase District Council has launched a CD-Rom version of its 80-page Business Directory in an effort to help firms and organisations looking to relocate to the area.
Besides offering members the RBD Black Business Directory and a magazine called The Black Dollar, consumers and businesses alike can connect with each other through a referral service (800-UNITE-US).
Boston.com now boasts a Zip2-powered business directory, a new advertising sales strategy and expanded cultural coverage sections.

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