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For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
DISTRESS MERCHANDISE SALE. Any sale to the public, or offer to sell to the public, goods, wares, or merchandise on the implied or direct representation that the sale is in the anticipation of the termination of a business at its present location or that the sale is being held other than in the ordinary course of business. Without limiting the generality of the above, DISTRESS MERCHANDISE SALES shall include any sale advertised either specifically or in substance to be a “fire sale,” “smoke and water damage sale,” “adjustment sale,” “creditor's sale,” “trustee's bankrupt sale,” “save us from bankruptcy sale,” “insolvent sale,” “insurance salvage sale,” “mortgage sale,” “assignee sale,” “adjuster's sale,” “must vacate sale,” “quitting business sale,” “receiver's sale,” “lost our lease sale,” “forced out of business sale,” or “removal sale.”
PERSON. Any individual, partnership, association, firm, or corporation.
('91 Code § 113.15) (Ord. 1996-1957, passed 6-12-57)