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consignment

1. a shipment of goods consigned
2. on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale
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where [c.sup.W.sub.j] is the specific warehousing cost in the jth consignment store, [c.sup.T.sub.ij] is the specific transportation cost between the ith supplier and jth consignment store, [l.sub.ij] is the length of the transportation route between the ith supplier and jth consignment store, [x.sup.W.sub.j] and [y.sup.W.sub.j] are the coordinates of the jth consignment store, and [C.sup.M.sub.i] is the manufacturing cost of the ith supplier.
A consignment store sells your items for you and shares in the profit, Silva explained.
Allain opened her second Pass It On Consignment store at 244 West Boylston St., in the Dunkin' Donuts plaza, earlier this month, and will be celebrating her grand opening this weekend.
Consignment store owners point out that they are not thrift stores.
But yesterday he was doing a paid job for the van's owner, the Silent Partners consignment store on Hamilton Street.