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  • n. A shop selling groceries.


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  • It's middle class Tories that do that - grocer's daughters and parvenus like Hannan.

    Headlines for Daniel Hannan

  • The triumph of grocer's daughter Margaret Thatcher put paid to her party's toffs who sneered at her cohort as "garagistes".

    Money busts the convenient myth that social class is dead | Polly Toynbee

  • Waitrose boss Mark Price will up the ante this week with the relaunch of internet grocery service Waitrose Deliver as after a £10m investment, stealing the march on Morrisons boss Dalton Philips, who will also update the City on his plans for the UK's fourth largest grocer's push online and launch of its "Morrisons Local" convenience stores.

    John Lewis staff receive 17% bonus

  • Ms. Darcy's cheerful mood faltered when she reached the grocer's and saw the boy behind the counter.

    Just Right

  • She would have just enough time to go to the grocer's before the mail delivery.

    Just Right

  • In after-hours trading, the grocer's shares were up 8.2% to $58.18.

    Whole Foods Boosts View as Net Rises 61%

  • The natural-foods grocer's fiscal second-quarter earnings rose as same-store sales increased and gross margins expanded in what the company said were the strongest results in five years.

    Dow Closes Down 139 Points

  • He was placed in a children's home, from which he ran away when he was 11, and he started work as an errand boy at a grocer's when he was 13.

    Sir Norman Wisdom obituary

  • Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy today bowed out of formal financial presentations to the City with an encouraging assessment of the economic outlook and a pledge that the grocer's loss-making US business will be in the black by 2013.

    Tesco profits up, but demand at home hit by fuel costs

  • If you can't find Dave Hansen at the Hansen Foods market in Hart, Mich., check your grocer's freezer section.

    In a State of Sticker Shock, Stores Try to Sell Public on a Radical Idea


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