Then the customer of comparatively tender years would get suddenly disconcerted at having to deal with a woman, and with rage in his heart would proffer a request for a bottle of marking ink, retail
value sixpence (price in Verloc's shop one-and-sixpence), which, once outside, he would drop stealthily into the gutter.
Gambit, however, had a satisfactory practice, much pervaded by the smells of retail trading which suggested the reduction of cash payments to a balance.
Toller shared the highest practice in the town and belonged to an old Middlemarch family: there were Tollers in the law and everything else above the line of retail trade.
In those days the Standard Oil Company did not deliver oil to the consumer in big wagons and motor trucks as it does now, but delivered instead to retail
grocers, hardware stores, and the like.
These preparations happily completed, I bought a little dessert in Covent Garden Market, and gave a rather extensive order at a retail
wine-merchant's in that vicinity.
Phillips a very attentive listener, whose opinion of his consequence increased with what she heard, and who was resolving to retail
it all among her neighbours as soon as she could.
During the palaver which followed they retailed
the gossip of the villages through which they had passed, receiving in exchange such news as Kovudoo possessed.
But it was neither in Elinor's power, nor in her wish, to rouse such feelings in another, by her retailed
explanation, as had at first been called forth in herself.
at a dollar, on a royalty of fifteen per cent, it would bring him one hundred and fifty dollars.
Food retailers saw their sales rise 1.4 percent and non-food retailers' sales (excluding automotive fuel sales) climbed 2.5 percent year-on-year, while retail
trade in automotive fuel slowed 1.7 percent.
Though retailing is centuries old, the concept of organized retail
has taken off in full earnest at the turn of this century in our country.