box store

/'bɒks stɔ:/ noun
a supermarket like a warehouse, with not much service or promotion, where goods are sold from their original packing cases
The school bought stationery in large quantities from the box store.
With low overheads, box stores can offer cut-rate prices.

Marketing dictionary in english. 2015.

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