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company store

noun
1.
a retail store operated by a company for the convenience of the employees, who are required to buy from the store.
Also called industrial store.
Origin of company store
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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  • So after supper he had to seek out his boss, and arrange to get credit at the company-store.

    King Coal Upton Sinclair

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