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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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The shop assistant was understandably upset and suffered a fair amount of discomfort as a result of the assault and we want to trace the man responsible.
The Ecco shop assistant said they tried to explain to members of the public why the shoes were slashed, but new people kept on coming to see what was in the skip.
40 per cent said that they regularly found shop assistants "unsupportive and unhelpful", with one woman said to have been "mortified" after being told she "looked like a frump.
The virtual shop assistant also incorporates a statistics model which collects very useful data for the brand, like the number of requests made, the most popular product and even the details of the 'conversation' with the customer.
The man left emptyhanded and the shop assistant was left shaken but uninjured.
So when the shop assistant told me to come through the back I was completely taken aback.
Every time I wander around the shops here in the malIs, I have security or shop assistants following me as if I'm going to steal something.
First of all they charged me EUR49 for something that was clearly marked EUR29 and when I pointed out to a shop assistant he said he would have to "clear" it with his manager.
A shop assistant was in a critical condition last night after being stabbed.
Will somebody please tell these people that there is no surer way for you to run screaming from a shop than to be hounded by a shop assistant.
ROBBERS armed with hammers and a knife threatened a shop assistant in a terrifying raid.
The show follows the trials and tribulations of Seymour Krelbourn, a shop assistant in a run-down florist in Skid Row.