customer service n.the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase
The firm has an excellent customer service department.
carrier bag n.a large paper or plastic bag for carrying shopping
He stooped to pick up the carrier bag of groceries.
shopping cart n.a metal or plastic cart with four small wheels that is used for holding merchandise when shopping
It is really convenient. Let's get a shopping cart.
big brand names n.large well-known companies or products
Then he starts buying big brand names.
must-have product n.a product that is very popular that a lot of people want to have
She said: give these must-have items as gifts or treat yourself.
advertising campaign n.an organized course of action to promote a product or service
The launch was accompanied by a high-profile advertising campaign.
shopping mall n.a large building or group of buildings containing many different stores
My friend was hungry, so we drove to a shopping mall to get some food.
local shop n.community shop
Supermarkets are taking business away from small local shops.
loyalty card n.a card issued by a shop to allow customers to save money on the basis of what they spend
He had read her loyalty card account.
pay the full price v.to pay the full amount for something
If I go to the market to buy a dozen eggs I pay the full price there and then.
tight budget n.limited amount of money
And, Tom was working on a tight budget.
pay in cash v.to pay for something using coins or paper money
Do you mind if I pay in cash?
pick up a bargain v.to buy something much cheaper than the normal price
She picked up some real bargains in the sale.
run something up v.If you run up a debt, you do things that cause you to owe a large amount of money
She stayed two weeks at the hotel and ran up a bill that she couldn't pay.
shop around v.to look for the most suitable item or service for the lowest price
Shop around first before you buy a car.
slash prices v.to reduce prices a great deal
On Boxing Day in Canada, a lot of stores slash prices to increase sales.
summer sale n.a period in the year when things are sold cheaply
Come to our Summer Sale, where prices have been slashed by up to 75%.
snap up a bargain v.to buy something quickly that is being sold cheaply
Shoppers came to the store to snap up bargains after the holidays.
online store n.a website that offers items for sale and accepts credit cards
Shop at online stores for the best selection of cases and accessories. Get the most competitive prices every day.