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bulk buying

1. Commerce the purchase at one time, and often at a reduced price, of a large quantity of a particular commodity
2. the purchase of the whole or greater part of the output of a commodity of a country or state by a single buyer, usually another country or state; state trading
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Discount deals and Brexit uncertainty are encouraging people to bulk-buy, but be savvy if you want to avoid waste later on.
If you decide to bulk-buy products, make sure you put away a little money each week, so you spread the cost evenly across the year.
The top 10 most popular items for people to bulk-buy are toilet paper, washing powder, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner, baked beans, frozen food, soap, pasta, rice and meat, the survey found.
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Bulk-buys also end up in the bin because there's nowhere to store them, the survey of 2,100 people revealed.