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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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AND The Apprentice candidate Gary "walking the customer journey" at his tiny pound shop past 108 bog rolls on a table next to 13 packets of washing powder and seven oven cleaners: "This is Toilet World.
Yes, you can bring your own plastic bag but your Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons bag is hardly going to advertise where you have shopped and a downer for the pound shop.
The pound shop market has proliferated in recent years with Willenhall-based Poundland leading the way and the firm is currently in the process of buying its main competitor 99p Stores.
They were offered the option to ride home on the bus, or have the pound to spend in a pound shop.
The latest episode of BBC series Pound Shop Wars will hit our screens on Wednesday evening, and will feature a behind-the-scenes look at a titanic battle between the two Welsh city stores.
It is time for Wales to wake up to the cost of Pound Shop London politicians selling them down the river, and reject them.
Forgiveness August Rose still hanging on Where do I belong In the garden Or in the house I am a roving Spirit I am in this World But not controlled by it Forgiveness B and Q is the place Or at the shoe shop My Spirit roams Into Tesco Morrisons The Pound Shop I like vegetables I like fruit I've got to stay alive Oh, August take me To another level of Love Forgiveness From Heaven above I see you all Like Ants Like a fearful race Not knowing what to do August is here to share The stories and tales of old Be more bold and whisper Sweet dreams for the people You meet on the street In the city bars And restaurants August Rose you can bloom And grow,Forgiveness.
Professor Chris Jones, Head of Business at Glyndwr University, said: "The pound shop concept is predicated upon the combination of four business tactics: buying in bulk, cutting out the middleman, multiple purchases and low margins.
He said: "The pound shop is something they can trust and there are four or five million through the doors every week.
45pm) A welcome return for the couch potato clan as Barbara proudly hands out pound shop gifts and Dave has a brilliant idea.
I was browsing in a south London pound shop a couple of days ago - it's the only pound shop in the world where you feel like an aristocrat because there's a 99p shop just a couple of doors down.