category killer

category killer
   a cut-price store in a shopping precinct
   Articles are sold at prices which deter competition, until there is no competition for those specific products, when the prices may rise:
    ... unenclosed developments, usually built in a U-shape around a central parking lot and containing at least one category killer store — a place like Toys 'R' Us or Circuit City selling a particular type of product in such volume and at such prices as to deter any nearby competition. (Bryson, 1994)

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