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1. a place where a public market is held
2. the commercial world of buying and selling


A building or open place in which produce, usually of local origin, is sold.

online app store

A website for downloading free and paid applications to smartphones, tablets and computers. Launched with the iPhone 3G in 2008, Apple's App Store popularized the concept of an online store for downloading applications. Following are the app stores in this encyclopedia:

    See  Google Play.

    See  Amazon Appstore.

    See  Galaxy Store.


    See  Chrome Web Store.

 APPLE-----------------iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
    See  Apple App Store.

   Mac OS X
    See  Mac App Store.

    See  BlackBerry App World.

 WINDOWS and XBOX---------  Microsoft Store
    See  Microsoft Store.

App Stores Are Everywhere
Smart TVs have built-in apps, and third-party apps are available from the vendor's own online store.

Windows Marketplace

A Microsoft online store launched in 2004 and merged into the Microsoft Store in 2009. Windows Marketplace offered hardware, packaged software and downloadable apps from third parties. Using the user's Windows Live ID, Windows Marketplace provided a digital locker feature that unified licenses for downloading software on authorized PCs. See Microsoft Store.

Windows Marketplace for Mobile
An app store for Windows Mobile, Microsoft's first smartphone platform, went online in 2009. Three years later, it was superseded by Windows Phone Store for Microsoft's new mobile platform. See Windows Phone Store and Windows Mobile.
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It is envisaged that the restored Market Place would provide a focus for many of the scheme's cultural activities.
M&S said more than 70,000 people bought lunch from Market Place each week.
It ended with dancing on the Castleholm and the closing ceremony at Market Place.
Cllr Rob Walker, Cabinet Member for Culture and Environment, said: "We're delighted Market Place have once again chosen Huddersfield to host the International Market.
There will be individual concerts in Derby Cathedral and in the Old Bell Hotel alongside events and concerts in the Guildhall Clubrooms and music sessions in the Old Bell's Tudor Bar, and fringe events on the Market Place with music, dancing, and craft fair.
Part of the works will include reinvigorating the existing 'red carpet' area of the Market Place and creating a location that could host festivals and events, as well as the existing market.
The retail unit and development opportunity, 20 Market Place, Hexham, is available for sale through North East Commercial for freehold offers over PS300,000.
Adrian Mountford, PEP&Co's managing director, explained: "The new Market Place store is part of a PEP&CO expansion which will see it in over 300 Poundland stores by June 2018.
The local authority has outlined plans to relocate more than 100 stalls during and after work on the PS6.2m scheme, which will see a stretch of the Cong Burn, which runs underneath the Market Place, transformed into a public realm feature.
The public open space at Market Place will soon be completely redeveloped and improved as part of the project.
Clipper Market Place Arizona is a private direct mail company owned by newspaper group 1013 Communications, LLC.
Many houses around the market place date from the 18th or 19th century and lawns in front of properties on the south side add to Easingwold's charm.