open for business


: able to be entered and used by customers
The store will be open for business next week.

Examples of open for business in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This significant step will add 3.5 additional miles of track to the streetcar’s route — although the extension won’t be open for business until 2025. Natalie Wallington, Kansas City Star, 4 June 2024 The United States was open for business to its adversaries, without reciprocation. Stephen Kotkin, Foreign Affairs, 18 Apr. 2024 The original restaurant on Calle Ocho in Little Havana will remain open for business, too. Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, 24 May 2024 The comptroller’s office had planned to pause processing early returns starting the evening of Jan. 30 as the office launched Maryland Tax Connect, a new portal now open for business tax filings that individual taxpayers will likely get to see in 2026. Dan Belson, Baltimore Sun, 19 Feb. 2024 After months of anticipation, Middle James Brewing Company’s newest location is now open for business in the space formerly home to The Dreamchaser’s Brewery, which closed in February. Chyna Blackmon, Charlotte Observer, 20 May 2024 The front doors were unlocked for a media tour that Wednesday but curious folks who stopped by wondered if the store was open for business. Karie Angell Luc, Chicago Tribune, 17 May 2024 Before Second Act hit the screen, the opening ceremony’s program unspooled and included Streep and Binoche delivering the official proclamation that the festival is now open for business. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 May 2024 Mark your calendars: The Bear is open for business. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 10 May 2024

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“Open for business.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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