The term is used as a pejorative colloquialism to refer to different kinds of businesses, indicating that the speaker believes it is a fraud or scam. In this sense it might be used as a name for stock market, airline ticket consolidators, or for heraldry scams.
Breaking down barriers: diversification has been a boon to growth for the Bucket Shop in Timmins, says Brian Blahey, marketing manager. (Timmins: Special Report).(Ontario)(Brief Article)
Jul 01, 2002; A 10,000-square-foot addition has enabled the Bucket Shop, a Timmins-based manufacturer and repairer of excavation equipment, to...