brick and mortar

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Buildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]
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Brick and mortar retail stores face online competition.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'brick and mortar':

brick and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see brick, and, mortar.
brick and mortarBuildings, especially domestic housing.
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