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English definition of “mystery shopper”

mystery shopper

noun [C]     (also secret shopper) COMMERCE
someone employed by a company to check how its products or services are being sold by pretending to be a normal customer : Most supermarkets want mystery shoppers to critique each department and the staff's knowledge of what they're selling .
(Definition of mystery shopper noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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