su·​per·​store | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌstȯr How to pronounce superstore (audio) \

Definition of superstore

: a very large store often offering a wide variety of merchandise for sale

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Those possible buyers including founder Leonard Riggio who opened Barnes & Noble stores across the country and turned it into a superstore. CBS News, "Barnes & Noble's new chapter: Its sale to hedge fund Elliott Management," 7 June 2019 To Walmart executives, the Auto-C self-driving floor scrubber is the future of retail automation — a multimillion-dollar bet that advanced robots will optimize operations, cut costs and revolutionize the American superstore. Drew Harwell, Washington Post, "As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines," 7 June 2019 Chuck, who works at a comics superstore and knows a lot about the horror genre, is generally sympathetic to Sam’s situation but doesn’t hold out a lot of hope for his survival. Tasha Robinson, The Verge, "In You Might Be the Killer, a Twitter thread expands into a horror-comedy — barely," 5 Oct. 2018 Although Target will keep its doors closed, there are a handful of other places to shop on Easter Sunday, including another superstore that has it all, aka Walmart. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Is Target Open on Easter? Here Are the Retailer's Holiday Hours," 18 Mar. 2019 The superstore stayed open last Easter, but this year's holiday hours haven't been released yet. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Here's Which Stores Are Open on Easter Sunday—and Which Ones Are Closed," 14 Feb. 2019 Age: 77 Career: Built Barnes & Noble from a single Manhattan bookstore in 1986 into national chain of superstores. Tiffany Hsu, The Seattle Times, "Barnes & Noble struggles to survive; founder is confident of turnaround," 28 Aug. 2018 And of course, everyone's favorite home store IKEA has gotten in on the action too―the Swedish superstore sells items like smart dimmers and motion sensor kits. Temi Adebowale, House Beautiful, "IKEA Is Launching Smart Window Treatments For Your Smart Hubs," 8 Jan. 2019 The crafting superstore is also offering 20% off all regular price purchases with the coupon code 2SAVE122318. Lauren Matthews, Good Housekeeping, "The Only List of After-Christmas Sales You Need," 26 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of superstore

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superstore was in 1915

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English Language Learners Definition of superstore

: a very large store that sells a wide variety of goods

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