Retailer

  A firm (other than a refiner, reseller, or reseller/retailer) that carries on the trade or business of purchasing refined petroleum products and reselling them to ultimate consumers without substantially changing their form.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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  • retailer — re‧tail‧er [ˈriːteɪlə ǁ ər] noun [countable] COMMERCE 1. a business that sells goods to members of the public, rather than to shops etc: • a national furniture retailer with 20,000 employees ˌgeneral ˈretailer COMMERCE a company that sells a wide …   Financial and business terms

  • Retailer — Re*tail er, n. One who retails anything; as, a retailer of merchandise; a retailer of gossip; used also of businesses, including large corporations; as, Sears, Roebuck is one the the country s largest retailers. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retailer — index dealer, merchant, vendor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 retailer …   Law dictionary

  • Retailer —    A retailer is a person or group that owns and/or operates a retail store or stores. The earliest retailers were those who sold their merchandise from their small store or catalog. Today s retailers run the gamut from mom and pop stores to… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • retailer */ — UK [ˈriːˌteɪlə(r)] / US [ˈrɪˌteɪlər] noun [countable] Word forms retailer : singular retailer plural retailers business a person or company that sells goods directly to the public for their own use See: wholesaler …   English dictionary

  • retailer — A person engaged in making sales to ultimate consumers. One who sells personal or household goods for use or consumption. The essential distinction between a wholesaler and retailer as respects application of the Fair Labor Standards Act is that… …   Black's law dictionary

  • retailer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, giant, large ▪ leading, major, top ▪ the country s biggest food retailer ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Retailer — Re|tai|ler [...teilə] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. retailer> (veraltet) Einzelhändler …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • retailer — [[t]ri͟ːteɪlə(r)[/t]] retailers N COUNT A retailer is a person or business that sells goods to the public. Furniture and carpet retailers are among those reporting the sharpest annual decline in sales …   English dictionary

  • retailer — A distributor that sells goods or services to consumers (compare wholesaler). There are, broadly, three categories of retailer: multiple shops, co operative retailers, and independent retailers …   Big dictionary of business and management

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