wholesaling

[ hohl-sey-ling ]
/ ˈhoʊlˌseɪ lɪŋ /

noun

the business of selling to retailers, especially in large quantities (distinguished from retailing).

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Origin of wholesaling

First recorded in 1790–1800; wholesale + -ing1
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Example sentences from the Web for wholesaling

  • Each Forest is going to be a big and complicated business, like railroading or wholesaling.

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