storekeeper

[stawr-kee-per, stohr-]
noun
1.
a person who owns a store.
2.
a person who has charge of or operates a store or stores.
3.
U.S. Navy. a petty officer in charge of a supply office afloat or ashore.

Origin:
1610–20; store + keeper

storekeeping, noun
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storekeeper (ˈstɔːˌkiːpə)
 
n
a manager, owner, or keeper of a store
 
'storekeeping
 
n

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Example sentences
When you walk into a corner store and you buy a gallon of milk, you hand your money over to the storekeeper and you walk away.
The business office provides series of pre-numbered receiving reports weekly to the storekeeper.
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