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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And there are many similar examples in other pound shop chains.
50 Poundstretcher insisted: "We are not a single price pound shop but a discount variety retailer.
I'M not surprised there is Trouble In Poundland (ITV, Tuesday) - there is bound to be disquiet, as well as confusion, when a pound shop also sells items for PS2 and PS3.
So how do you encourage businesses to come into high streets where charity shops have discounted rates, there is pound shop after pound shop with workers kidnapped off the dole, and shops with family employees of all ages behind the counter.
The pay desks in the Pound shop Have all gone automatic No friendly shop assistant to put things in your bag They'd like us all to stay at home and pay your bills by phone What's happened to society?
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.
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.
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.