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    The name for this type of shops, please...

    Hi all,
    Could anyone please tell me what the name of such shops, or the shopping style is? Have a look at the following link, please.


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    Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    Well, I suppose you could only see the photo if you're a member of facebook!

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    Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    I see no shops, only a market. The individual places selling things are market stalls.

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    Question Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I see no shops, only a market. The individual places selling things are market stalls.
    That's the word! Thanks!
    I was looking up the word 'barter' when I came across 'stallholders'. The definition for 'stall' says 'a large table or a small shop with an open front from which goods are sold in a public place'. Are 'stalls' usually found in a shopping arcade?


    Thank you again, for the helpful answer...

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    Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    TThe definition for 'stall' says 'a large table or a small shop with an open front from which goods are sold in a public place'. Are 'stalls' usually found in a shopping arcade?
    Stalls are generaly associated with markets.

    There are stall-like units in many large shopping arcades and malls, but I am afraid my mind has gone bank. I just cannot think of what we call them - it may well be stalls. Let's wait to see what others have to say.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Market_stall

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    Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    "Kiosk" is the word used for such stalls inside of an indoor shopping mall.

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    Re: The name for this type of shops, please...

    I'd use stall if it's open and kiosk is it closed by windows, or like a tiny shop.


    Stall: http://img3.photographersdirect.com/.../pd3006983.jpg
    Kiosk: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...osk_Greece.JPG

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