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DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL Definition
DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL is a way of selling a company's product either directly or through distributors, e.g. wholesalers or small retailers.
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DISPATCH, in shipping, is the amount paid by a vessels operator to a charterer if loading or unloading is completed in less time than stipulated in the charter party.
REGULAR SETTLEMENT is 1) For short-term or U.S. Treasury securities, the settlement, or payment and delivery, is the next business day after the trade date. 2) For corporate notes, bonds and municipal securities, settlement is in five business days. 3) For mortgage-backed securities, settlement is after the 15th of the month. 4) For Eurodollar Certificates of Deposit, settlement is two business days after the trade date. Also known as "Regular Way.'