Definition of company store
: a retail store associated with and usually owned and operated by an industrial company: a : a store usually extending limited amounts of credit from which employees of a company may and are sometimes required to buy their groceries and other merchandise b : a store selling the product (as textiles) of a mill at retail —called also mill outlet, mill store
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