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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?
- ?Lv 71 month ago
A stationery supplier [small business owner].
- Brian McilweeLv 51 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 days...you are a freaking GENIUS and should be working for one of the large corporations.
- Anonymous1 month ago
You are essentially unemployed as I can't imagine you make a living selling stationary items.
- roderick_youngLv 71 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.