large shop

large shop

a shop which has a relevant floor area exceeding 280 square metres. This is relevant in relation to permitted Sunday retail trading and prohibited Christmas retail trading in England and Wales.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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From six to eight o'clock in the morning he kept the books of a large shop in the rue Saint-Antoine, and from six to eight o'clock in the evening those of the Maison Camusot, in the rue des Bourdonnais.
126b was a passage between two large shops, which led to a winding stone stair, from which there were many flats, let as offices to companies or professional men.
Rokeby plans to work with the local authority to create a big food store, several large shop units and 30,000 sq ft of leisure space.
The Lodging House was still there, next door was a large shop and next to that was a paper shop.
The complex is being designed by a team of experts and will incorporate more than 20 large shop units, together with a 16,000 sq ft state-of-the-art supermarket and a 20,000 sq ft DIY superstore.
There must be many local people who have good business ideas but are daunted at the idea of taking on a large shop in the town centre.
ACS chief executive James Lowman said: "The evidence shows that removing Sunday trading rules will serve only to displace trade from small shops to large shops and will result in job losses, investment being cancelled and some stores having to close.
The town has several big shopping malls along with large shops at the centre, it has the long Linthorpe Road along with large shops and many separate small shops and then we have the long Parliament Road with shops.
The charge will affect 76 large shops and raise pounds 5million to fund a rates cut for small shops.
Most large shops in Wales - Marks & Spencer, British Home Stores, Debenhams etc - have their head offices and accounts located in England and consequently when they include the VAT in their corporation tax paid to the Treasury, it is shown as an English contribution.
The government was expected to rule out a change to Sunday trading laws following a major study into whether or not large shops should be allowed to open beyond the current six-hour limit.
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