warehouse club

warehouse club
warehouse club ˈwarehouse ˌclub noun [countable] COMMERCE
a group of very large shops selling many different kinds of goods cheaply:

• Consumers continue to favor discount stores and warehouse clubs over pricey department stores.

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warehouse club UK US noun [C] US COMMERCE
an organization with very large stores where customers who are members can buy large quantities of products at low prices, also used to refer to the store itself: »

Customers are charged a small annual fee to have full access to the low-price deals the warehouse club has to offer.

Compare CASH-AND-CARRY(Cf. ↑cash-and-carry) noun, WAREHOUSE STORE(Cf. ↑warehouse store)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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