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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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Studies have shown that 60% of all shoplifters return to the stores they've stolen from," said Bregar, adding "And they bring friends.
In nearby Llandudno Junction, two alleged shoplifters at Tesco are wanted by police over an incident on August 1.
NEXCOM is the first organization to use SA's free service to proactively help as many juvenile shoplifters as possible while simultaneously addressing a costly retail industry problem.
SHOPLIFTERS in Wales have put an extra pounds 22 on your Christmas shopping bill.
The number of cautions handed out to teenage girls was significantly higher than for their male counterparts - and a support group for shoplifters believes that those from affluent families are increasingly likely to steal.
A SHOPKEEPER who lunged at a shoplifter who bit him on the finger was bound over to keep the peace.
Groups of three or four people would enter a store, distract clerks and dump clothing into bags lined with material that allows the shoplifter to exit the store without setting off alarms.
Confronting a shoplifter is an uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous prospect.
45 times the amount stolen by a typical shoplifter, $903.
A TEESSIDE mum has been praised after she helped restrain a shoplifter who was attacking a security guard outside a supermarket.
Like Henry, a full-time Brummie shoplifter, who excused himself by saying: "I'm not mugging old ladies, they're scum.