Definition of newsvendor in English:

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newsvendor

Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːzvɛndə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A newspaper seller.
Example sentences
  • W. H., and Son, Ltd, a firm of stationers, newsagents, and booksellers, originated in a small newsvendor's shop opened in London in Little Grosvenor Street in 1792 by Henry Walton Smith and his wife Anna.
  • From its humble beginnings in 1792, as a small newsvendor in Little Grosvenor Street, Henry Walton Smith's little retailing enterprise has become an intrinsic feature of the UK High Street scene.
  • Its ability to price its product has also been under the cosh as other newsvendors cut prices to capture a bigger share of a shrinking market.
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