shopper has definitions from the field of business
[ noun ] (business) someone who visits stores in search of articles to buy

Used in print

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

The downtown store continues to offer the great inducement of variety , both within its gates and across the street , where other department_stores are immediately convenient for the shopper who wants to see what is available before making_up_her_mind .

[ noun ] a commercial agent who shops at the competitor's store in order to compare their prices and merchandise with those of the store that employs her

Related terms

agent patronize