retailing

noun re·tail·ing \ ˈrē-ˌtā-liŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of retailing

: the activities involved in the selling of goods to ultimate consumers for personal or household consumption

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First Known Use of retailing

14th century


RETAILING Defined for English Language Learners

retailing

noun

Definition of retailing for English Language Learners

  • : the business of selling things directly to customers for their own use



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