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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Recent Examples on the Web In 2015, Forbes ranked this superstore the 19th largest private company in the U.S., while the National Retail Federation ranked it the 26th largest retailer by revenue. Benzinga, Detroit Free Press, "China trade deal and big banks' earnings lift markets," 19 Jan. 2020 For Hasbro, the films' continued popularity allowed the company to achieve a form of marketing nirvana, with action figures, lunch boxes, Halloween masks, bedsheets, and the like lining the shelves of every neighborhood superstore. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "Hasbro’s Toy Box Is Bigger Than Ever With $3.8 Billion Entertainment One Takeover," 30 Dec. 2019 Good news, shoppers — the superstore will be open for New Year's Day! Hannah Jeon, Good Housekeeping, "Is Walmart Open on New Year's Day? Here Are the Superstore's Hours for 2020," 1 Jan. 2020 But many don’t, and residents often have to rely on low-wage jobs at fast-food restaurants or chain superstores, which are blamed for driving small local stores out of business, furthering the despair. John Carlisle,, "Her husband's sudden death left her to run struggling U.P. motel — and she can't walk away," 28 Nov. 2019 However, rural residents may have easier access to Walmart or Costco superstores, some of the few retail outlets that compete with Amazon on price. Dan Kopf, Quartz, "Who does Amazon help the most?," 30 Oct. 2019 Since then, the plant had burned down its coal stockpile, which covered more area than a Walmart superstore and parking lot. Shondiin Silversmith, azcentral, "Navajo Generating Station — the largest coal plant in the West — has shut down," 18 Nov. 2019 The online superstore just slashed prices on select succulents and bonsai trees by 25% in honor of the holiday. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Succulents and Bonsai Trees Are 25% Off for Mother's Day on Amazon," 1 May 2019 Currently the community offers a home to 34 companions, who work both in the main superstore on the community site in Plumstead and in two other shops in the area. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, "Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall Kicked Off the Holiday Season at One of Her Favorite Charities," 4 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of superstore

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Superstore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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

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