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- n. a person or company that sells goods wholesale is a middleman that buys its merchandise from a third party supplier and resells the merchandise to retail businesses or the end consumer. A wholesaler normally does not sell to other wholesalers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who sells by wholesale; a wholesale merchant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
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KHATUN (through translator): I call the wholesaler that sends supplies for the store my husband and I own.
Another trade abuse which has been corrected almost altogether was the practise of "selling coffee to be billed as shipped"; that is, the wholesaler held coffee on order, and billed only when delivered, even though several weeks or months had passed before shipment.
"Then we will call the wholesaler to make a special delivery."
A uniquely spiritual country which one Indian leader called the wholesaler of spiritual goodness, where the rest of the world came to buy its goodness.
- (Business Wire) eNom, Inc., the world's largest ICANN accredited domain name wholesaler, today voiced its support for the updated.
Deckers is primarily a wholesaler, which is known for its UGG brand boots.
Both companies are large domain registrars with millions of names currently registered - and both have significant reseller operations (eNom operates as a domain name wholesaler only).
--- > lesson is that to become a wholesaler is a lot of work!
ATD grew from a small stock-trading outfit based in a strip mall into one of the largest "wholesaler" firms in the U.S., applying its technology to retail brokerage business by making the execution of customer stock orders more efficient.
In other words, Metro became the "wholesaler" and Local Governments became the "retailers" of certain municipal services.