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shop

noun A place where a thing is produced and/or displayed and sold.

verb To peruse or purchase wares from an emporium or enterprise.

shop

See Sweatshop, Workshop.
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This is not as surprising as it may seem as pension companies have not had to tell people at retirement that they have the right to shop around.
As ever, customers are advised to shop around for their cover, taking care to compare the levels of cover being offered, and considering carefully before compromising cover - for example, switching to a lowmileage policy or dropping home contents cover for items outside the home.
Kathleen runs a charming children's bookstore, A Shop Around the Corner (nice nod to Lubitsch), that's being threatened by the imminent opening of a Fox Books superstore.
Shop around and let the oil barons know we're sick of their petrol pump robbery.
The findings follow new regulations within the insurance industry that could lead to higher premiums, so the need to shop around for the best policy is greater than ever before.
According to research by Egg this failure to shop around for the most competitive premiums means that UK motorists are paying around pounds 3.
Six out of 10 Miami-area car buyers say the most important purchasing factor when buying a vehicle is their ability to obtain a fair price, but only 11 percent are turning to online resources to shop around to determine aspects such as price and financing rates.
Those who shop around pay around 36 per cent less for buildings and contents cover.
Joanne Mallon, car insurance manager at Sainsbury's Bank, said: 'Competition has increased in the car insurance marketplace, which is good news for motorists if they are prepared to shop around for cover.
Most of us don't truly know the internal workings of a car engine, but we still shop around for a decent deal.
ONE in four drivers and nearly half of all householders fail to shop around before renewing their car and home insurance, says the RAC.
The Financial Services Authority said the tables were part of its campaign to boost consumers' understanding of financial services by arming them with information to help them shop around and get the best deal.