convenience store

A small retail store, often in a residential area, that carries a limited selection of items such as staples, junk food, and drugstore items, and which is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.

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  • Convenience store — in Lund, Schweden Ein Convenience Shop (auch: Convenience Store, Nachbarschaftsladen) ist eine Betriebsform im Einzelhandel. Hierzu zählen kleinflächige Geschäfte, deren Sortiment eher hochpreisig, schmal (d. h. wenige Warengruppen werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • convenience store — ➔ store1 * * * convenience store UK US noun [C] ► COMMERCE a small local store where you can buy food, newspapers, etc. and that is open until late at night or all the time: »Most convenience stores are located on busy street corners or at gas… …   Financial and business terms

  • convenience store — convenience stores N COUNT A convenience store is a shop which sells mainly food and which is usually open until late at night …   English dictionary

  • convenience store — ☆ convenience store n. a small store, often franchised, offering a limited selection of food and household products and staying open for longer hours at a convenient location …   English World dictionary

  • Convenience store — Party store redirects here. For the Dirtbombs album, see Party Store (album). Corner shop redirects here. For the British band, see Cornershop. A convenience store, corner store, corner shop, commonly called a bodega in Spanish speaking areas of… …   Wikipedia

  • convenience store — noun a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items; open long hours for the convenience of customers • Hypernyms: ↑shop, ↑store * * * noun, pl ⋯ stores [count] chiefly US : a small store that is open for many hours of the day …   Useful english dictionary

  • convenience store — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms convenience store : singular convenience store plural convenience stores mainly American a small shop that is open for long hours and sells a variety of goods, especially food and drink, cleaning materials, and …   English dictionary

  • convenience store — /kən vi:niəns stɔ:/ noun a small store selling food or household goods, open until late at night, or even 24 hours per day ▪▪▪ ‘…the nation’s largest convenience store chain has expanded the range of bills it takes payments for to include gas and …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • convenience store — a retail store that carries a limited selection of basic items, as packaged foods and drugstore items, and is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • convenience store — A store that trades primarily on the convenience it offers to customers. The products stocked may be influenced by local tastes or ethnic groups and the stores are often open long hours as well as being conveniently placed for customers in… …   Accounting dictionary

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