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retail-tainment
 n.— «One thing already in the works is kicking off what she calls “retail-tainment,” explaining that the word means providing entertainment and value for customers.» —“Manager has changes in store for Wal Mart” by Justin Harmon Wytheville Enterprise (Wythevilla, Va.) Mar. 31, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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