Definition of personal shopper in US English:

personal shopper


  • An individual who is paid to help another to purchase goods, either by accompanying them while shopping or by shopping on their behalf.

    • ‘At both stores, personal shoppers discuss your style requirements, then scour the fashion floors on your behalf while you relax in a private fitting room.’
    • ‘Another service to be launched next month is a personal shopper facility, available by appointment, to help clients select items to give their homes an individual touch.’
    • ‘They also may use a personal shopper for items that are frequently ordered.’
    • ‘I should opt for a job as a life coach, personal shopper, life assistant or a pet natural therapist.’
    • ‘You want muscles, the same way that young teenage girls want personal shoppers.’
    • ‘When she didn't respond, I forwarded her articles about people who'd started businesses as party planners, matchmakers, and personal shoppers.’
    • ‘Rachel considers quitting her job as a personal shopper until she meets her new customer, Joshua.’
    • ‘I plan to use a personal shopper to find the missing pieces that will pull it all together.’
    • ‘The couple will also be given £500 to spend with the advice of personal shoppers at the Harvey Nichols store in Leeds on Sunday.’
    • ‘By the way, don't forget to show your appreciation to a diligent personal shopper with a tip in a holiday card dropped off the next time you are in that store.’
    • ‘Heathrow even has personal shoppers to help you navigate its several hundred shops.’
    • ‘They deserve a praise, a personal shopper and a block of cheese.’
    • ‘Make an appointment with a personal shopper at a local department store.’
    • ‘Our personal shopper told the customer that he would get right back to him.’
    • ‘Many higher-end department and specialty stores have personal shoppers to assist you.’
    • ‘Many of the staff will be trained as personal shoppers to help customers find their perfect outfit or as concierges working in the store's planned food hall.’
    • ‘Consumption has been elevated to an art form, complete with megamalls, personal shoppers and stores that sell containers to hold more stuff.’
    • ‘Do you know a gallery owner, a set-dresser, a high-end decorator or a personal shopper?’
    • ‘I was panicking like mad about what to wear but the personal shopper was fantastic and the service doesn't cost anything.’
    • ‘See, being a personal shopper isn't all fancy clothes, rich customers and great shops; it's more old ladies who can't get out of the house any more.’


personal shopper

/ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l ˈʃɑpər//ˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l ˈSHäpər/