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When the agents of the spinners, that is, the buying brokers, by becoming principals in some transactions, had acquired interests diametrically opposed to those of their customers, the consequent feeling of distrust among spinners gave birth to the Cotton Buying Company, which, constituted originally of twenty to thrity limited cotton-spinning companies, represents to-day nearly 6,000,000 spindles distributed among nearly one hundred firms. Its object was to squeeze out some middlemen and economize for its members on brokerage.
They are occupied by a small tribe of about 80 Eskimo, who have from early times plied the trade of middlemen between Asia and America.
As middlemen they already possessed a large interest in the spice trade, for the Portuguese, having no direct access to the principal European markets, had made a practice of sending cargo to the Netherlands for distribution by way of the Scheldt and Rhine.
Pursuing the same wise policy he established a trading post at Oswego in 1722 and fortified it in 1727, and thereby placed the Iroquois in the desirable position of middlemen in a profitable fur trade with the " Far Indians."
Illorin middlemen transacted all business between the traders from the north, who were not allowed to pass to the south, and those from the south.
The rice-mills, almost all situated at the various seaports, secure the harvest from the cultivator through middlemen.
middlemantem aims to eliminate unscrupulous middlemen who were the main conduits for rural exploitation by big landlords.
middlemanks producers to other middlemen or the ultimate users of the products.
middlemanare generally unaware that most of what they spend on food goes to corporate middlemen, not farmers.
middlemanowers rely on local middlemen as one-stop shops for inputs, loans and access to markets.
middlemanl have fresher supplies, and when unnecessary middlemen are cut out the grower will get better and more stable prices.
middlemanhey are denied a better living by trade barriers and exploitative middlemen in the long supply chain from producer to consumer.
middlemanration targets drug middlemen A new squad has been set up by the Metropolitan Police to target the middlemen of the drugs trade.
unscrupulous middlemen who were the main conduits for rural exploitation by big landlords.
Thanks to the advent of the Internet and some savvy middlemen, Amish furniture is now available for delivery across the country and in some cases, worldwide.
Sales representatives, called advisors, go directly to the end users, bypassing the middlemen to bring beautiful lia sophia jewelry to those who will wear it.
Fair Trade business practices focus, as much as possible, on eliminating middlemen to broker transactions, resulting in higher margins for farmers.
Many of the ads you see posted throughout town and on the Internet inviting you to donate used cars are typically organizations that act as middlemen.
Naturally, the biggest benefit of buying wholesale diamonds is the opportunity to cut out at least one of the middlemen in the industry and negotiate a lower price than a jeweler would offer.
Car insurance brokers are the middlemen when considering the process of buying car insurance.
But an additional cause was the harsh treatment of the peasants on the state and communal lands leased to Jewish middlemen.
The Malus Intercursus on the other hand gave England some privileges which she had not before enjoyedexemption from local tolls in Antwerp and Holland, and a licence for English merchants to sell cloth retail as well as wholesalea concession which hit the Netherland small traders and middlemen very hard.
He hoped for assistance from the friendly Nabataeans; but, as they owed everything to their position as middlemen for the South-Arabian trade, which a direct communication between Rome and the Sabaeans would have ruined, their viceroy Syllaeus, who did not dare openly to refuse help, sought to frustrate the emperor's scheme by craft.
By these means a large and rapidly increasing revenue is being secured to government; while the condition of the peasantry and people is being greatly ameliorated, an adequate but not excessive income is being secured to the native rulers; and the class of middlemen who lived by extortion and absorbed a great part of the wealth of the country is being abolished.
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