stock·​ist | \ ˈstä-kist How to pronounce stockist (audio) \

Definition of stockist

: one (such as a retailer) that stocks goods

Examples of stockist in a Sentence

a stockist of medical supplies
Recent Examples on the Web These include delisting TRESemmé who originally supplied the advert, expanding their stockist list to include more local haircare companies, and working with government to develop the local beauty market. Norma Young, Quartz Africa, "An offensive haircare advert shows Black South Africans still have to fight apartheid’s race battles," 9 Sep. 2020 Despite a price tag around 100 times that of Purell’s, Byredo’s rinse-free hand wash is sold out at online stockists including Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, and Violet Grey. Jenni Avins, Quartz, "Byredo’s $35 hand sanitizer is 2020’s must-have luxury accessory," 6 Mar. 2020 Now, with more than 400 stockists worldwide, the brand is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Kristen Bateman, Teen Vogue, "What Exactly Does It Mean to Dress Like a Copenhagen Girl?," 5 Feb. 2020 The biggest stockist for their bags is the Australian retailer Among Equals. Jenna Sauers, Harper's BAZAAR, "Indigenous Female Artists Take Center Stage in Hawaii," 12 July 2019 And yet, in spite of (or perhaps because of) its lack of pretension and insider-y vibe, the brand racked up top-tier stockists including Mr. Porter, Ssense, and Kith, and now enjoys a cult following around the world, particularly in Japan. Emily Farra, Vogue, "How Aimé Leon Dore Became the Coolest Store in Nolita," 14 May 2019 Barneys New York, a stockist of Posen's, was sold Friday. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Fashion designer Zac Posen suddenly shuts down namesake label," 1 Nov. 2019 Designers like Saks Potts and Ganni have made their way to many American stockists however, both popular brands originated in Denmark. Nandi Howard, Essence, "This Is How Black Folks Slay Copenhagen Fashion Week," 9 Aug. 2019 Around that same time, the backlash began to strike Ivanka Trump's stockists. Leah Bourne, Glamour, "The Story of Ivanka Trump's Fashion Brand Illustrates the Power of a Shopping Boycott," 25 July 2018

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First Known Use of stockist

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Stockist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stockist

British : a person or store that sells a particular kind of product

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