• WordNet 3.6
    • n retailer a merchant who sells goods at retail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Retail sales for soft drinks in the United States in 2001 were more than sixty billion dollars
    • n Retailer 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 .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details
    • n retailer A retail dealer; one who sells or deals out goods in small parcels or at second hand.
    • n retailer One who tells at second hand; one who repeats or reports: as, a retailer of scandal.
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  • James Gulliver
    James Gulliver
    “Retail is detail.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.”
  • Publilius Syrus
    “Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.”


In literature:

Of course many people knew all the facts, were delighted to retail them, and could give the mother's name.
"Children of the Mist" by Eden Phillpotts
Shops: Committee of Inquiry, to Consider Conditions of Retail Trade to Secure the Enlistment of Men.
"Women and War Work" by Helen Fraser
Such a man was found in Martin Dooley, a prom'nent retail liquor dealer in Ar-rchey Road.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
At this juncture a public-spirited retailer of Boston, Mr. Lincoln Filene, entered the controversy.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
The immense consumption of buttermilk as a drink, retailed over the bars of saloons, has caused temperance people to rejoice.
"Peck's Compendium of Fun" by George W. Peck
We have it from the best authority that he purposes going into the retail coal and tater line.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, December 11, 1841" by Various
Beer is sold retail at sixpence a bottle.
"Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) (2nd ed.) (2 vols.)" by Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi
It is the upper or retail store that is the wonder of the great city in which it is located.
"Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made" by James D. McCabe, Jr.
The establishment of tea shops, in all the large cities of America, is a new feature in the retail trade, dating only some six years back.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Eggs retail in the coast towns at 25 cents to 60 cents per dozen.
"A Review of the Resources and Industries of the State of Washington, 1909" by Ithamar Howell

In poetry:

In a state of chortle sin—once he reflected,
swilling tomato juice—live I, and did
more than my thirstier years.
To Hell then will it maul me? for good talk,
and gripe of retail loss? I dare say not.
I don't thínk there's that place
"Dream Song 57: In a state of chortle sin--once he reflected" by John Berryman

In news:

Retailer, retailing, target corp, wal-mart.
Same-store sales at a selection of US retailers posted the biggest holiday jump last week, rising 4.2 percent as more consumers finished shopping, according to a survey of retailers.
Local award recipients were invited to take part in a retail symposium for Ace 's annual Platinum Conference, which brings together Ace 's top-performing retailers from around the country.
According to the National Retail Federation, 85% of retailers have special on-line promotions.
TEANECK, NJ—When Brian Dyches got a call from Michael Kastner about designing a new retail store, he had one condition: it had to look different than existing specialty retail.
The omnichannel retail experience figures prominently in IDC Retail Insights' Top 10 Predictions for the Retail Industry 2013.
Scott Gamble of Alliance Data Retail Services says retailers can use smartphones to their advantage, reaching out to consumers using mobile techngology.
A retail trade group says that a revised version of a proposed multibillion-dollar settlement over fees that MasterCard Inc and Visa Inc charge merchants fails to protect retailers from abuse by credit card companies.
Retailers project a 3.1% increase in sales on Black Friday, according to a survey of top retail chief marketing officers by BDO USA, LLP.
Telecommunications & IT Tags: barnes & noble, retail, retailers.
WASHINGTON — Retail sales were down slightly in October on a month-to-month basis while increasing on an annual basis , reflecting Hurricane Sandy and uncertainty in Washington, according to the National Retail Federation.
Gap inc, macy's, neiman marcus group, nordstrom, retail, retailers, urban outfitters.
And the strong retail group included several retailers who do a good job in bedding .
Hot Retailer Awards – New and Future Retail Concepts.
The current economic downturn will result in lowered sales growth for all retail sectors, according to analysts with Retail Forward here.

In science:

As may be seen from this example, the stochastic ranking process would be of increasing practical interest and significance in this age of online retails and web 2.0 .
Existence of an infinite particle limit of stochastic ranking process
An online retailer’s prices have been used with the exception of the GeForce 8800GTX and 8800GTS which are no longer available for sale.
Using graphics processing units to generate random numbers
Collaborative filtering has found considerable commercial success for product recommendation and targeted advertising, particularly with online retailers.
The structure and function of complex networks
We have benchmarked our price and demand distributions with a comparable data set from, another large software retailer.
Evaluating Pricing Strategy Using e-Commerce Data: Evidence and Estimation Challenges
It is relatively easy to construct examples with non-extensive energy, whenever the interaction retails a fractal structure in the phase space and therefore cannot be neglected in the large volume – large particle number limit, as it is traditional in classical thermodynamics.
Non-Extensive Approach to Quark Matter