big-box

big-box

(bĭg′bŏks′)
adj.
Relating to or being one of a chain of retail outlets or retailers selling goods in such outlets in volume at low cost in large warehouselike structures usually built outside of downtown areas near major roadways.

big′-box`


adj.
pertaining to or being a very large store: big-box retailers.
[1985–90]
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Continued residential and commercial growth is expected through the near future, including the opening of a big-box retailer in 2007 anticipated to contribute to sales tax revenue growth.
When big-box retailers first became popular options for consumers, the term "big box" fit due to store layout and size.
as evidence that the era of big-box retailing may be coming to an end.
Attractive locations may quickly draw other big-box retailers yearning to enter a market.
The building will be a redevelopment of an existing parking lot, enabling total customization and flexibility for its tenants, and is the only large block big-box opportunity available in the area.
In the nation's largest brawl over big-box retailers, California pols are anxious to prove they're in the little guy's corner.
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He did not, however, reveal the details of that strategy, but did note that the big boxes will benefit from current refurbishing of RONA's big-box chain in Quebec, Reno-Depot.