Definition of retailing
: the activities involved in the selling of goods to ultimate consumers for personal or household consumption
Recent Examples of retailing from the Web
The e-tailers who win will be those that get online first, who emphasize the traditional skills of retailing, and who already have direct delivery capabilities, especially catalog companies like Victoria’s Secret and Land’s End.
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First Known Use of retailing
RETAILING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of retailing for English Language Learners
: the business of selling things directly to customers for their own use
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