"What wine goes best with vodka?"
"Surprise! It's my birthday."
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"This is my first book, but if I like it I may buy another in the near future."
Tags:author, authors, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, read, reads, reader, readers, reading, literate, literacy, bookstore, bookstores, book shop, book shops, book store, book stores, retailer, retailers, new hobby, new hobbies, try new things, trying new things, illiterate, experiment, experimental, adventurous, adventure, adventures, consumerism, consumerist
"It starts earlier every year."
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Stranger in Strange Land's End Catalog
"It's eBay fever - we'll have to pull the plug!"
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"Great for worship then! Great for retail now!"
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"Would you like to try them out?"
"Mr. Colton, do we stand behind our products?"
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"I'm starting my own movement—Occupy Fifty-Seventh Street."
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The Cradle of Convenience
Tags:cradle of civilization, cradle of civilisation, convenience store, convenience stores, convenience shop, convenience shops, store, stores, shop, shops, ancient rome, roman, romans, ancient roman, ancient romans, retailer, retailers, corner shop, corner shops, all night shop, consumer, consumers, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist society, capitalist societies
Only 1248 More Shopping Days Till the Millennium
Discount Medical Suppliers
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"It's difficult to attract a younger customer when our main demographic is babies."
Tags:shop, shops, demographic, demographics, age group, retail, retailer, retailers, baby, babies, infant, infants, baby clothes, baby clothing, father, fathers, dad, dads, fatherhood, fathering, kid, kids, child, children, childhood, family, families, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, mothering, target audience, target audiences
'This summer, spoil yourself silly with a...Pocket Barbecue!'
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"Fetch, Ernie, fetch!"
Tags:fetch, fetches, fetching, hubcap, hubcaps, dog, dogs, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, retailer, retailers, collector, collectors, collection, collections, making money, businessman, businesswoman, take advantage, taking advantage, speedbump, speed bumps, speed bump, pothole, potholes, rough road, rough roads, road, roads, road repair, road repairs
Monuments 'n' Stuff
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"Our quarry, ladies and gentlemen—the great American consumer. Fetch!"
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2 Gentlemen from Verona
Welcome to New York City - add 8.25 per cent
"And this one is listed in the National Register of Historic Places."
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"Hey, Al! What do you know about shelf life?"
Tags:shelf life, shelf lives, double meaning, double meanings, literal, literally, literal interpretation, literal interpretations, stock shelves, stocking shelves, expiration, expiration date, expiration dates, expiry, expiries, dance, dances, dancing, dancing, miniature, miniatures, store, stores, shop, shops, retail store, retail stores, retailer, retailers, grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets
The Off-line Store
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"I really am very pleased with the dress I bought. It makes me feel not so dumpy and without."