distribution distribution  /ˌdɪs trə ˈbju ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
  2. (n) the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
  3. (n) the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
  4. (n) the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer

Usage(s):

  1. We have organized distribution, the Germans have organized distribution, everyone in the developed world has organized distribution.
  2. Another quarter or so gets eaten up by distribution costs.
  3. What I love about this on-demand distribution model is that kids who aren't living in major cities will still have access to these films.

News

  1. ITN Distribution, Inc. Gears Up to Attend NATPE Budapest for an Exciting Four-Day Content Event

    ITN Distribution Inc. (ITN) announced their slate of films for NATPE Budapest, June 24th-27th, 2013. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10857270.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Distribution entity for Dunkin’ restaurants is shifting jobs from Bellingham to Georgia

    The National DCP LLC, the exclusive purchasing and distribution entity for Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the continental US, said it plans to shift some administrative positions currently located in its office in Bellingham to a new corporate office in Duluth, Georgia. That new office in Georgia is scheduled to open in August, said the company, which is a sourcing, purchasing, and distribution ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Bibby Distribution Names Eyre as Development Director

    Bibby Distribution has hired Duncan Eyre, 41, as its development director, which is a-un newly created role. Eyre will be responsible for expanding the U.K. logistics provider’s existing customer relationships and developing new opportunities for growth.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Journal of Commerce Online

Quotes

  1. The arrival of the US troop surge "is allowing us to deliver a better and more realistic distribution of tasks within the international coalition," he said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Liam Fox Source: The Age

  2. "I would expect that the model we're putting together, the distribution model, will be profitable from day one," Penske said. "We'll have less costs."
    on Jun 6, 2009 By: Roger Penske Source: The Tennessean

  3. French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband asked Myanmar's junta to "lift all restrictions on the distribution of aid."
    on May 8, 2006 By: David Miliband Source: 940 News

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