- Distribution (economics), distribution of income or output among individuals or factors of production
- Distribution (business), or place, one of the four elements of marketing mix
- Distribution of wealth, among members in a society
- Resource distribution, among geographic entities such as states
- Division of property, or equitable distribution, of property between spouses during divorce
- Food distribution, methods of transporting food
- Good distribution practice, guidelines for distribution of medicines
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An axiom from economics popular in the 1960s, the words have no known source, though have been dated to the 1840s, when they were used in saloons where snacks were offered to customers. Ascribed to an Italian immigrant outside Grand Central Station, New York, in Alistair Cookes America (epilogue, 1973)
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