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A small shop selling groceries and general goods in a mainly residential area.
- ‘It is a great little shop - a real old-fashioned corner shop in atmosphere where all the locals chat with the staff.’
- ‘Cadbury needs to move away from relying on impulse purchases at corner shops and into mainstream supermarket distribution.’
- ‘Despite what anyone claims, we still love our corner shops and coupons.’
- ‘I finally found some afternoon work in a corner shop at the south end of Hampstead Heath.’
- ‘You don't take your entire life savings to the corner shop every time you go out to buy a paper do you?’
- ‘If there were more fruit and veg stalls, corner shops, sunday markets etc I for one would do all my shopping there.’
- ‘Advertise it in the local paper and, if you've got a corner shop, stick a notice in the window a few days beforehand so the locals see it.’
- ‘Planning meals before embarking on your weekly shopping trip will save money as you won't need to 'duck to the corner shop' for those items you forgot.’
- ‘As the time went by, I began to recognise the locals who came into the corner shop.’
- ‘"You cannot run a billion-euro company in the same way as you would run a corner shop," said a retail source.’
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