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A shop is an enclosed location where a specific activity is carried out. In manufacturing operations, such as in motor car assembly, the term can be frequently used as in upholstery shop and paint shop. In education, the term shop is used informally to describe courses in vocational education (or industrial arts) and classroom specifically tailored for these classes, such as wood shop and auto shop. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary full URL is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... Car redirects here. ... Vocational education prepares learners for certain careers or professions, which are traditionally non-academic and directly related to a trade, occupation or vocation in which the learner participates. ...


In more general usage, a shop is taken to mean a retail shop. This is the main term for retail premises in British English, in contrast to the use of "store" in American English (See the article Retailer for details.) British English (BrE) is a term used to refer to the form of the English language spoken in the British Isles. ... A store is an enclosure for holding articles. ... American English (AmE) is the form of the English language used mostly in the United States of America. ... In commerce, a retailer buys goods or products in large quantities from manufacturers or importers, either directly or through a wholesaler, and then sells individual items or small quantities to the general public or end user customers, usually in a shop, also called store. ...


The verb to shop refers to the activity of searching for item(s) for the sake of purchasing them. Shopping most typically takes place at a retail shop, hence the verb's origins. Shopping is the examination of goods and services with the intent to buy. ...


Different type of shops, local shop and online shop. Local shops are the typical local stores in your city or town also known as brick and mortar store. Online shops are internet based stores where shoppers order products or services to be mailed or downloaded. Online shopping are usualy assited by price engine web sites. A Price engine (also known as a shopping comparison engine) is a website primarily used for finding the best prices on specific items. ...


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Shopping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (442 words)
Shops are divided into multiple categories of stores which sell a selected set of goods or services.
The shops may be owned by one company, or there may be a franchising company that has franchising agreements with the shop owners (see also restaurant chain).
In other cases, especially in the case of a nonprofit shop, the public donates goods to the shop to be sold (see also thrift store).
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