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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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Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal.
The costs of shoplifting and related crimes add an estimated $424 to the average households annual expenditure.
The area around Old Post Office Place - which is at the back of Primark and Currys - on Church Street, was reported as the location "on or near" a staggering 236 shoplifting offences between March last year and February this year.
It is well known that shoplifting 'teams' operate across regions and therefore the incidence of shoplifting expressed as a ratio related to the nominal population of the particular town or city tells you nothing about the propensity of a population to engage in this crime.
Gateshead was the only borough in Tyne and Wear with a below-average rate of shoplifting.
There were 2,581 recorded cases of shoplifting in Kirklees in the 12 months up to and including June 2015, an increase of more than 300 compared with the previous 12-month period.
More than 550,000 shoplifting incidents occur each day in the United States, on average, resulting in $35 million worth of goods being stolen each day, or more than $13 billion annually, according to the nonprofit National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, which estimates that as many as 1 in 11 Americans has engaged in shoplifting and describes shoplifting as "one of the most prevalent crimes in the United States.
And PC Helen Priestley, of Devon and Cornwall Police, told the inquiry: "We are concerned that although there has been a reduction in almost every type of crime, shoplifting has seen a 16 per cent rise across the county.
Anyone with information about shoplifting should contact South Wales Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Police have launched the campaign now because shoplifting increases in the run-up to Christmas.
She told magistrates from the dock that she was addicted to shoplifting.
After security officials caught Swastika shoplifting at Mythology Boutique, the owner of the store, Aspara Oswal, made a complaint against the actress with organisers of the Darpan Film Festival.