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spiff something up

to polish and groom something very well; to make something clean and tidy. See if you can spiff this place up a little. I will spiff up the room a little.
See also: spiff, up

spiffed out

Sl. to be dressed in one's finest clothes and well-groomed. He got himself all spiffed out for the wedding reception. Man, are you ever spiffed out!
See also: out, spiff

spiffed up

dressed up, groomed, and polished up nicely; clean and tidy. See if you can get yourself a little spiffed up before we go out to dinner. We wouldn't want the Wilmington-Thorpes to think you only have one suit. The house doesn't have to be too spiffed up for the Franklins. They are used to clutter.
See also: spiff, up

spiff up

v. Slang
To make attractive, stylish, or up-to-date: The owners spiffed up the old storefront. I found my old bike and spiffed it up.
See also: spiff, up

spiff

n. extra money paid to a salesperson to sell certain merchandise aggressively. (see also push money.) The manufacturer supplied a little spiff that even the store manager didn’t know about.

spiffed out

mod. nicely dressed up; decked out. I like to get all spiffed out every now and then.
See also: out, spiff

spiffed up

mod. dressed up, brushed up, and polished up nicely. See if you can get yourself a little spiffed up before we get to the front door. We wouldn’t want the Wilmington-Thorpes to think you only have one suit.
See also: spiff, up
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Mike LeFarge, the current batter, got to first on an error, bringing Spiff to the plate with the bases loaded.
The actual value of a spiff payment tends to track closely the price of the software title that is being sold; we found reports of spiffs as little as 50^ and as high as $50.
To that end, Mazda noted, "We don't allow manufacturers to play against each other, and we try to equalize spiffs on our floor as much as possible.
Compel enables companies to centralize and automate all sales incentives, from commissions to bonuses to spiffs, in one affordable, easy to use system.
In addition, the manufacturers are constantly updating their Web sites, and resellers also lose out on sales by not taking advantage of sales promotions and SPIFFs offered by the manufacturers.
They provide examples of successful and unsuccessful plans, and discuss motivation through contests, SPIFFS (Special Performance Incentives for Field Force), and recognition programs, and issues such as transitioning to a new program and administration.
CompTIA members will have access to discounted membership in Spiffs.
The situation allowing work to continue can be summed up in an email sent to Ontario's 360incentives out of Oklahoma, just after midnight on May 24, 2013, from Metro Appliances Sales Manager Tim Knoll: "I simply just want to say thank you for being so fast at approving spiffs each and every time.
We deal with all sorts of customers, with different and changing business needs from employee wellness to customer appeasement or sales spiffs," explains Steve Dimmitt, Chief Revenue Officer at OmniCard.
Just like fresh milk, it spiffs up your cereal, tea, coffee and is simply gorgeous straight from the fridge.
We have worked with over 5,000 companies since 2004 for employee and customer focused programs including safety awards, health and wellness incentives, sales spiffs, rebates, and many other programs.
The program, which will soon be rolled out on a worldwide basis, provides certified partners with sales and marketing programs, including Co-Operative marketing, volume incentive rebates, spiffs, pre and post sales support, and training.
The calculation incorporates fees, splits, tiered spiffs, loan type and other factors that affect commissions, resulting in 100 percent accuracy.
Sales Incentive Programs: Spiffs, rebates and prizes throughout the year.
All reports/views can be filtered based on the MHL, time frames, stores and attributes (color, vendor, size, fabric, collar styles, spiffs, % off and body styles).