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    Good evening!
    Will you be kind to tell me if there is such expression:"returning customer"

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    Re: student

    Quote Originally Posted by ramonel View Post
    Good evening!
    Will Would you be kind enough to tell me if there is such an expression as "returning customer"?
    It's a perfectly acceptable phrase, though it would either be in the plural or preceded by an article.

    The shop has a loyal customer base with hundreds of returning customers.

    I knew I recognised him when I met him. He's a returning customer to my food shop.

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    Re: student

    I would think that this would mostly be used for places that you physically go to, like a restaurant or store. "Repeat customer" is a more common phrase to me, and that would apply to any form of business.

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    Re: student

    Quote Originally Posted by ramonel View Post
    Good evening!
    Will you be kind to tell me if there is such expression:"returning customer"
    NOT A TEACHER.

    Did you by any chance mean "regular customer"?

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    Re: student

    The other night, I was speaking to a retail consultant and he actually used the phrase "returning customer" several times.

    "Once you've been in business for over 6 months you need to worry less about retaining your returning customers and more about enticing new customers in."

    "Returning customers are your main source of revenue in a shop like that."

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    Re: student

    Welcome to the forums, ramonal.

    Please give your future threads more meaningful titles, such as I know your time is valuable! So is mine! and Returning customer.

    Student and Teacher have nothing to do with the questions you went on to ask.

    Rover

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