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shopper

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃɒpər/
COMMERCE someone who buys goods, especially from a store: Last year shoppers spent €540,000 a minute on credit cards. an internet/online shopperattract/lure/tempt shoppers Supermarkets have started opening cheap restaurants on their premises to attract shoppers.
US MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS a free newspaper advertising stores, restaurants, etc. in a particular area: The organization publishes about 30 weeklies and shoppers.
→ See also mystery shopper, personal shopper
(Definition of shopper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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