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Definition

A general store is an establishment primarily selling a general line of merchandise, the most important being food. The more important subsidiary lines are notions, apparel, farm supplies, and gasoline. Sales of food account for at least one-third and not more than two-thirds of total sales. This establishment is usually located in rural communities.[1]

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References

  1. ^ American Marketing Association. Dictionary. <https://www.ama.org/resources/Pages/Dictionary.aspx> (cited 30 June 2015).

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