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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But I hadn't realised how much cash is now losing its cache in the UK until I was in a Pound Store the other week.
Selling cut price items, it was a forerunner to the pound store style of shops.
This is an all-hands-to-the-pump affair, Northern Stage having teamed up with Oxford Playhouse and Improbable, a London theatre company which specialises in improv and a pound store approach to epic spectacle.
DISCOUNT retail giant Aldi will create up to 150 new jobs at its new multi-million pound store and training centre, in north Liverpool.
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The low sodium sea salt, SOLO[R]-LITE, started being sold by Britain's first online pound store, Hereforapound.
pound store (equivalent to a dollar store in the U.
The error was compounded when her team tried to sell 25 [pounds sterling] watches to a pound store (the British version of a dollar store with a limit of 1 [pounds sterling] on what it sells).
A THIRD of cash-strapped shoppers visit a pound store once a month, says a poll.
DEMOLITION work is under way on the Oakes site where German discount supermarket chain Lidl is looking at building a multi-million pound store.
Building upon fantastic results from House of Fraser, work has commenced on a multi-million pound store refurbishment and extension which will reveal an extended beauty hall and more exciting premium brands to give customers even more reasons to visit and hopefully encourage visits from further afield.
With this in mind Kate said: "We don't think of ourselves as a pound store, we are much more than that.