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company store

  1. a retail store operated by a company for the convenience of the employees, who are required to buy from the store.
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Origin of company store

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Also called industrial store.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of company store

  • So after supper he had to seek out his boss, and arrange to get credit at the company-store.

    King Coal

    Upton Sinclair