open for business


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open for business

1. Currently operational and accepting business from clients. We had a few setbacks with city regulators, but our new store is finally open for business!
2. To create and launch a business to do business with others. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "open" and "for." My great-grandfather opened our first store for business 100 years ago today.
See also: business, open

open for business

[of a shop, store, restaurant, etc.] operating and ready to do business. The store is now open for business and invites you to come in. The construction will be finished in March, and we will be open for business in April.
See also: business, open
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In addition Open for Business will support all businesses considering a move into a long term vacant retail property, for example businesses in the first year of trading or those considering a move closer to a town centre.
In my opinion the government has acted wisely by directing banks to open for business at 10am and close at 4pm.
"With Brexit continuing to pose the biggest threat to our economy, it is vital we do all we can to promote Scotland as a great place to establish yourself and invest in, and show we remain very much open for business."
The council would like to reassure businesses, residents and visitors that pedestrian access will be maintained to all commercial and residential properties for the duration of the works, with Ystrad Mynach remaining open for business as usual.
He added: "America is open for business and we are competitive once again".
Despite an administrator being appointed at Kayboo, the Corran said it remains open for business.
The SNP leader will tell delegates in Glasgow's SECC: "More than ever, we need to tell our European friends that Scotland is open for business.
Deggendorf, Germany, January 13, 2016 --(PR.com)-- pascom Netzwerktechnik GmbH, developer of the innovative mobydick VoIP phone system software, announces a new distribution partnership with Dutch and Belgian distributor - Open for Business.
Much Wenlock in Shropshire is very much open for business
Tourist bosses in storm-lashed Cornwall, Devon and Somerset have issued a rallying cry as half term week starts today - ''we're very much open for business!'' A Twitter campaign has been highlighting that, despite the recent awful weather, many attractions, places to stay and eat will be open to visitors in the school break.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- With the space station no longer "under construction," the world's most advanced orbital laboratory is open for business. The station has just received a 10-year extension from NASA, giving researchers the time they need to take full advantage of its unique capabilities.
A WORKING men's club near Wrexham is still open for business despite facing financial problems.
The Open for Business event, in South Shields Town Hall, will also include free training workshops on selling techniques, pitching for business and the public sector tender process.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- Abu Dhabi Ports Company, or ADPC, has signed a letter of Intent (LoI) with Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), a public sector port management firm, to handle the operations of the under construction Khalifa Port, when its first phase will open for business in the last quarter of the next year.
However, the Seef Mall was open for business as normal, according to security officials.