Client vs Customer

What’s the difference?

Martin Thoma
Sep 16, 2020 · 1 min read
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A customer is somebody who buys goods, e.g. in a supermarket. Or somebody who buys services like at a hairdresser.

A client uses professional advisors and services. Accountants, architects, attorneys, consultants, and sex workers have clients.

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