It is a steamship station and an important emporium of the salt and corn trade.
Oderberg is an important emporium for the Russian timber trade.
Olmiitz is an important railway junction, and is the emporium of a busy mining and industrial district.
The little shop grew and was soon called an "emporium".
Now it is chiefly known as the junction of four railways, the East Indian, Oudh & Rohilkand, Rajputana and Indian Midland, and as a great emporium for harness, shoes and other leather-work.