company store

noun

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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“Company store.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/company%20store. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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