Definition of newsvendor in English:



  • A newspaper seller.

    • ‘Its ability to price its product has also been under the cosh as other newsvendors cut prices to capture a bigger share of a shrinking market.’
    • ‘We cannot listen to the BBC nowadays - I asked the newsvendor this morning about the situation.’
    • ‘From its humble beginnings in 1792, as a small newsvendor in Little Grosvenor Street, Henry Walton Smith's little retailing enterprise has become an intrinsic feature of the UK High Street scene.’
    • ‘W. H., and Son, Ltd, a firm of stationers, newsagents, and booksellers, originated in a small newsvendor's shop opened in London in Little Grosvenor Street in 1792 by Henry Walton Smith and his wife Anna.’