variety shop

variety shop

A shop that sells a myriad of different items, especially those that are relatively inexpensive. I used to love weird little variety shops like this when I was a kid—there was always something interesting I could find.
See also: shop, variety
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The building that formerly contained Marys Variety Shop and was owned by Janice Grimm is a total loss.
Lastly, the owner of Paisley's Variety shop on the High Street says chuggers are hurting his livelihood.
The popular Danish variety shop Tiger is creating new jobs in its first North East store - and other retailers and restaurants are also set to open
Arno remains quite a successful variety shop. Shop floor assistants are always present to help customers with their enquiries and their final choice.
Danish variety shop Tiger to open 1st Asia outlet in Osaka
Pradip Prasad, owner of Variety Shop at Super Market in Kohima was recently abducted for ransom.
The Senior Center has added a new feature to this year's event, with a noon lunch catered by Lowe's Meat and Variety Shop after the baking contest.
GOODWOOD: 2.15 Kirthar, 2.45 Vicious Knight, 3.15 Free Option, 3.45 Variety Shop, 4.20 Silvertown, 4.50 Face D Facts, 5.20 Spectrometer.
At Goodwood Henry Cecil and Richard Quinn can strike with the improving two-year-old Londoner (2.45) and Variety Shop (3.45), who won pulling a train at Ripon.
The Valiant Stakes is the third race being screened by BBC2 and I ride Variety Shop. This well-bred filly won easily at Ripon and looks sure to improve, but on form I feel Papabile (3.15) will take all the beating.
Arabesque travelled nicely in company with Variety Shop, while Endorsement, Eminence Grise and Total Care were another trio who were just asked to work alongside.
Shiva strode out in a solo spin, while Variety Shop caught the eye when travelling well with her companion.
High Walden and Corinium looked in good order as they went through their paces and Bina Ridge and Variety Shop were two others worthy of note.
Henry Cecil, who has a strike rate of around 33 per cent here, took the mile maiden with his sole runner at the meeting, the Richard Quinn-ridden Variety Shop.
The Henry Cecil-trained Variety Shop in the Kirkgate Maiden Stakes (9.20) looks the best bet at Ripon.