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Shop fittings and equipment

awning

noun

a sheet of cloth hung above a window or door as protection against rain or sun, especially outside a shop

cart

noun

a shopping trolley

case

noun

a piece of furniture made of wood and glass in which objects are shown in a shop or museum

cash register

noun

a machine with containers for holding notes and coins that shows customers in shops how much they have to pay

display case

noun

a box with a glass lid, or a cupboard with glass doors that contains objects for people to look at, for example in a shop or a museum

dummy

noun

a model of someone’s body, used especially for measuring clothes that you are making or for showing clothes in a shop

dump bin

noun

a large open container in a shop for goods that are sold at a cheaper price than usual

fascia

noun

a board above a shop on which the shop’s name is written

listening post

noun

a place in a shop which sells CDs and records where you can listen to music before you buy it

mannequin

noun

a model of a human body wearing clothes that are for sale, especially in the window of a shop

plate glass

noun

glass in large, thick pieces, used for shop windows

scanner

noun

a piece of equipment that is used for recognizing and recording information or symbols, for example a barcode (=a set of black lines) on a product label in a shop

shopfitting

noun

the process of preparing the inside of a shop by putting in equipment such as lights, shelves etc

shopping cart

noun

a shopping trolley

shopping trolley

noun

a wire basket on wheels that you push, used in a supermarket for carrying the things that you want to buy

showcase

noun

a box or piece of furniture with glass sides that is used for putting objects on show in a museum or shop

till

noun

a piece of equipment used in shops for adding up the amount of money that someone has to pay and for holding the money

trolley

noun

a large container with wheels that you push and use for carrying things in a supermarket or at an airport

veranda

noun

a roof over the area where people walk on a shopping street

shopfitter

noun

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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