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wholesale in Trade topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwholesalewhole‧sale1 /ˈhəʊlseɪl $ ˈhoʊl-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  BBTthe business of selling goods in large quantities at low prices to other businesses, rather than to the general publicretail
Examples from the Corpus
wholesaleRecord grain prices have already forced cutbacks in chicken production, producing a 16 percent increase in broiler prices at wholesale.Ray picks a number out of thin air -- generally below wholesale -- and the deal is done.Shosteck said the lowest wholesale prices for cellular phones was $ 216 in 1993.