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wholesale

1. the business of selling goods to retailers in larger quantities than they are sold to final consumers but in smaller quantities than they are purchased from manufacturers
2. at wholesale
a. in large quantities
b. at wholesale prices
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They said the wholesalers had also increased the price by up to Rs2 per litre prior to March 1.
2 billion, an increase of 20 percent, which moved it up two places to rank seventh on this year's CSNews Top Wholesalers list.
Satisfaction rates with external VA wholesalers are still higher: 71 percent (understanding the business) and 78 percent (providing suitable ideas), respectively.
Referred to as "carveouts," such laws specify a narrow set of circumstances under which brewers can terminate their wholesalers without first demonstrating that the wholesaler has engaged in conduct that justifies the termination.
Using e-wholesalers also allows asset managers to address "geographically disperse or lower tier advisors," allowing external wholesalers to focus on more densely populated areas or bigger accounts.
This is due to the fact that many businesses wouldn't be able to buy in bulk and would have to buy from many different manufacturers to obtain the choice of lines they seek - hence the need for wholesalers.
Wholesalers complete business plans as an annual exercise for themselves and sales management.
Despite the high rents that some landlords can reap from transactions with wholesalers, some in the wholesale district are nonetheless trying to divest themselves of such tenants to avoid the type of situation Kew went through.
Beer brewers used to ship beer after providing the suggested retail prices to wholesalers and paid them a rebate according to the volume of sales.
Interbrew will also amend another rebate system available for wholesalers who are prepared to sell Interbrew beer in their own tied retail outlets.