shopper

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shop·per

 (shŏp′ər)
n.
1. One who visits stores in search of merchandise or bargains.
2. A commercial agent who compares the merchandise and prices of competing merchants.
3. A commercial employee who fills mail or telephone orders.
4. A newspaper containing advertisements and some local news, usually distributed free.

shopper

(ˈʃɒpə)
n
a person who buys goods in a shop

shop•per

(ˈʃɒp ər)

n.
1. a person who shops.
2. a retail buyer for another person or a business concern.
3. a locally distributed newspaper containing retail advertisements.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shopper - someone who visits stores in search of articles to buyshopper - someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy
bargain hunter - a shopper who hunts for bargains
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
shopaholic - a compulsive shopper; "shopaholics can never resist a bargain"
2.shopper - a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

shopper

noun buyer, customer, client, purchaser crowds of Christmas shoppers
Translations
حقيبَة الشِّراءمُتَسَوِّق
kupujícítaška
folk på indkøbindkøbstaske
bevásárlóbevásárlószatyorvásárló
innkaupataskaviîskiptavinur, kaupandi
kupec

shopper

[ˈʃɒpəʳ] N
1. (= person) → comprador(a) m/f; (= customer) → cliente mf
2. (= bag) → bolsa f de compras; (on wheels) → carrito m de la compra

shopper

[ˈʃɒpər] npersonne f qui fait ses courses, acheteur/euse m/f

shopper

nKäufer(in) m(f); she’s a good shoppersie kann gut einkaufen; the streets were thronged with shoppersin den Straßen drängten sich die Kauflustigen

shopper

[ˈʃɒpəʳ] n
a. (person) → acquirente m/f
b. (bag) → borsa per la spesa

shop

(ʃop) noun
1. a place where goods are sold. a baker's shop.
2. a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on. a machine-shop.
verbpast tense, past participle shopped
(often go shopping) to visit shops for the purpose of buying. We shop on Saturdays; She goes shopping once a week.
ˈshopper noun
1. a person who is shopping. The street was full of shoppers.
2. a large bag used when shopping.
ˈshopping noun
1. the activity of buying goods in shops. Have you a lot of shopping to do?; (also adjective) a shopping-list.
2. the goods bought. He helped her carry her shopping home; (also adjective) a shopping-basket / bag.
shop assistant (American ˈsalesclerk, *clerk)
a person employed in a shop to serve customers.
shop floor
the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management.
ˈshopkeeper noun
a person who runs a shop of his own.
ˈshoplifter noun
a person who steals goods from a shop.
ˈshoplifting noun
shopping centre
a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
shopping mall noun
(also mall) (American) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
shop around
to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything.
References in classic literature ?
How many of these vacillating shoppers and tired shop-assistants realized that it was a divine event that drew them together?
It is full of life, and stir, and business, dirt, beggars, asses, yelling peddlers, porters, dervishes, high-born Turkish female shoppers, Greeks, and weird-looking and weirdly dressed Mohammedans from the mountains and the far provinces --and the only solitary thing one does not smell when he is in the Great Bazaar, is something which smells good.
Scarcely had they met when the Telegraph Avenue car came along and stopped to take on a crowd of afternoon shoppers.
Unilever has signed an agreement with WPP for an aggregated customized approach to Shopper Marketing in the US.
The combination of a vast brick-and-mortar retail space and innumerable internet-based sites means shoppers have endless choices of where and how to shop.
While shopper research in many categories focuses late in the shopper purchase pathway, when shoppers are already in the department, the early stages of channel, retailer and department choices are critical in the meal solution battle, and it's here where the battle is waged.
With the introduction of the Shoppers Optimum MasterCard, we are giving our valued program members the ability to earn even more points on products and services they purchase not only in our stores, but now wherever they shop.
But open-air markets, where the art of bargaining on price keeps things lively, are also snagging more mall shoppers than they used to.
The second of a three-part deli/prepared food insights series builds on initial shopper research findings that zero in on key stages along the shopper purchase pathway.
From discounters like Kmart to specialty shops like Guitar Center, many stores still see value in letting their shoppers set aside an item, then pay it off and pick it up when they're able.