do a land-office business

do a land-office business

Fig. to do a large amount of buying or selling in a short period of time. The icecream shop always does a land-office business on a hot day. The tax collector's office did a land-office business on the day that taxes were due.
See also: business

do a land-office business

  (American old-fashioned)
if a company does a land-office business, they are very successful in selling their product They only set up the company eight months ago and they're doing a land-office business.
See also: business