- Business. stockkeeping unit: a retailer-defined coding system used to distinguish individual items within a retailer's accounting, warehousing, and point-of-sale systems.
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Examples from the Web for sku
The most obsessive tracker of MGP whiskies is a food blogger known as “Sku.”Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana
July 28, 2014
Word Origin and History for sku
by 1974, acronym from stock-keeping unit.
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