chain\ stores

noun
A series of stores in different locations, joined together under one ownership and general management.

The goods in chain stores tend to be more uniform than in independent ones.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • Chain-Stores — [ tʃeinstɔ:z] die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. chain stores (Plur.), eigtl. »Kettenläden«, zu chain (vgl. ↑Chain) u. store »Laden«> zu einer Großhandelskette gehörende Einzelhandelsgeschäfte …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chain stores — {n.} A series of stores in different locations, joined together under one ownership and general management. * /The goods in chain stores tend to be more uniform than in independent ones./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chain stores — {n.} A series of stores in different locations, joined together under one ownership and general management. * /The goods in chain stores tend to be more uniform than in independent ones./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • chain stores — branches of stores which belong to a larger company …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chain stores — Number of stores under common name, ownership and management; normally selling same general line of merchandise or products …   Black's law dictionary

  • chain stores — See multiple shops …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • chain store — ➔ store1 * * * chain store UK US noun [C] (also chain) ► COMMERCE a store that is part of a chain of similar stores selling the same type of product, and that are all owned and controlled by the same organization: »The shopping complex hosts a… …   Financial and business terms

  • chain store — chain stores also chain store N COUNT A chain store is one of several similar shops that are owned by the same person or company, especially one that sells a variety of things …   English dictionary

  • chain store — one of a group of retail stores under the same ownership and selling similar merchandise. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * ▪ retailing operation       any of two or more retail stores having the same ownership and selling the same lines of goods. Chain… …   Universalium

  • Chain store — A Kmart chain store A Wal Mar …   Wikipedia

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