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Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceSmall Business · 1 month ago

I am the owner of a small business in my hometown selling stationery items. What is my occupation?

Am I an entrepreneur, small business owner, or businessman? What is the most accurate term to refer to myself?

4 Answers

  • denise
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    A stationery supplier [small business owner].

  • ?
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    If you conceived of, saved up for and then opened the stationary shop all by yourself in the past 3 years you are an Entrepreneur, a small business owner, and , if you prefer the male pronouns, you are ALSO a business man.

    If you have had the shop for over 5 years you are no longer an Entrepreneur but you are still the other two.

    AND if you can keep a stationary shop open these are a freaking GENIUS and should be working for one of the large corporations.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You are essentially unemployed as I can't imagine you make a living selling stationary items.

  • 1 month ago

    A "stationer" would be the most precise term in my opinion.

    Small business owner works for me, as does businessman (assuming you are male, of course).

    I think of an entrepreneur as someone starting a new business, often something innovative.  You can decide whether that applies or not.

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