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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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This is not comparable to the way chains use scan data and puts the wholesaler at a competitive disadvantage when developing retail strategies.
I have yet to hear of a wholesaler doing an outstanding job with wine who doesn't have a genuine interest in the product.
With the exception of Chairman of the Board Thomas Haggai, every member of the 11-man board of directors is a chief executive with an affiliated wholesaler.
Actually, the current Modern Brewery Age was the result of a merger of a magazine called Beer Wholesaler and a magazine called Brewery Age, back in the 1950s.
Pro Wholesaler was launched in 1989 as part of a strategy to give wholesaling a dedicated professionally produced campaigning publication, and is now the leading ABC-accredited title in its sector.
They may work directly with a life insurer as a career agent or a personal producing general agent, but more often, they have a relationship with a wholesaler.
Meanwhile, a lobster wholesaler was brought in; a Queens Italian food wholesaler who goes by the Cher-like moniker of Mimmo agreed to abandon Long Island City, but only after his pilgrimage to the home country.
Jim Hunt requiring anyone who ships wine to consumers in North Carolina to purchase a wholesalers license.
Whereas American grocery wholesalers pride themselves on being able to provide a complete line of products and services to a group of retail customers who tend to have a strong loyalty to that wholesaler, the Japanese grocery wholesaler takes pride in supplying all retail stores with an exclusive, but narrow, product line.
By state-mandate, the vast majority of wine must flow through a wholesaler before it reaches the retailer, thereby helping to create the kind of enormous profits that allow the industry to contribute $7 million to state politicians, more than anywhere else in America.
Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner's inaugural Wholesaler Excellence Awards recognize companies for their outstanding efforts in five key performance areas.
Leading wholesalers are split on the question of whether they benefit from owning retail stores, although a majority believes they do.