variety store

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variety store

n.
1. A retail store that carries a large variety of usually inexpensive merchandise.
2. A convenience store.

vari′ety store`


n.
a retail store with a wide variety of low-priced articles, as a five-and-ten.
[1760–70, Amer.]
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They also bring her back to the days when she was a poor student learning to become a filmmaker, and would buy two cup noodles at the 100 yen shop.
opened its first 100 yen shop, dubbed Store 100, on Friday in Tokyo's Nerima ward, with some 30 people waiting outside before it opened to snap up opening bargain items such as a pack of 10 eggs or 12 rolls of toilet paper for 100 yen before tax.
They'll find spending money at 100 yen shops 100 times more enjoyable than at our equivalent pound shops and slurping noodle soup positively applaudable, whatever their mams back home may have brought them up to believe.