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retail

1 noun
     
Related topics: Trade
re‧tail1 [uncountable]
BBT the sale of goods in shops to customers, for their own use and not for selling to anyone else [↪ wholesale]
the retail trade/business
a manager with twenty years' experience in the retail business
retail outlet/shop/store/chain
We are looking for more retail outlets for our products.
a retail price of £8.99
The retail value would be around $500.
Retail sales fell by 1.3% in January.

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