battery boutique


battery boutique
n.
A store that not only sells batteries for electronic devices, but also offers battery-related accessories, instructional text, and services such as troubleshooting and reconditioning.
Example Citation:
"Each of the different battery chemistries do require a different care,' says Ken Hawk, a self-described 'frustrated user' who has sensed a market and founded 1-800-Batteries, one of a small platoon of specialty companies — battery boutiques.
— James Gleick, "Maintenance Not Included," The New York Times, July 13, 1997
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