Definition of 'department store'
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Department stores are being squeezed by rising internet shopping, fickle consumer spending on fashion and higher costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They all shop in department stores and boutiques. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The most convenient spots to do this are an airport shop or department store. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the department store a great many controls are undoubtedly required. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Going to see a personal shopper at one of the big department stores is a great idea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We all work in a large department store. The Sun (2012)This was one of the largest department stores in town. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)These computers are usually found in large department stores in connection with a specific promotion. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)It would mean 10 new department stores for the firm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The best-known example is the department store or the high street branch of a national bank. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The brand has an in-store shop in the department store. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some sectors bucked the trend, including department stores and shoe shops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Invest in a sugar thermometer, available from kitchen shops and department stores. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Do shop and department store windows really have to be so brightly lit 24 hours a day? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's available from larger department stores nationwide. The Sun (2008)In addition, there were three large independent department stores. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And there just isn't the scale of shops or department stores to get a business off the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Americans abandoned their shopping centres and department stores last month, hitting new year sales across the full spectrum of retailers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first of a dozen new department stores is to open in Cambridge in November. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It will also be the first of its new flexible format department stores and will have over 65,000 sq ft of selling space spread over five floors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's also a buzzy restaurant on the ground floor of this former department store, with high ceilings and huge windows. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If cash is an issue as well as time, most large department stores offer gift wrapping services on products bought in-store. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's noteworthy that the great museums and the great department stores evolved at the same point in the middle of the 19th century. Times, Sunday Times (2015)AS families struggle to keep food on the table, MPs swan around department stores choosing new bathrooms at public expense. The Sun (2008)One producer alone made more than a million poker sets for sale to department stores and toy shops in 2005, nearly double that of the year before. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'department store'
British English: department store /dɪˈpɑːtmənt stɔː/ NOUN
A department store is a large shop which sells many different kinds of goods.
...a large chain of department stores.
- American English: department store
- Arabic: مَحَلٌّ ذو أَقْسَام مُتَنَوِّعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: loja de departamentos
- Chinese: 百货商店
- Croatian: robna kuća
- Czech: obchodní dům
- Danish: stormagasin
- Dutch: warenhuis
- European Spanish: grandes almacenes
- Finnish: tavaratalo
- French: grand magasin
- German: Kaufhaus
- Greek: πολυκατάστημα
- Italian: grande magazzino
- Japanese: デパート
- Korean: 백화점
- Norwegian: varemagasin
- Polish: dom towarowy
- European Portuguese: grande armazém
- Romanian: magazin universal
- Russian: универмаг
- Spanish: grandes almacenes
- Swedish: varuhus
- Thai: ห้างสรรพสินค้า
- Turkish: büyük mağaza
- Ukrainian: універсальний магазин
- Vietnamese: cửa hàng bách hóa
Definition of department store from the Collins English Dictionary
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