stock·​ist ˈstä-kist How to pronounce stockist (audio)
: one (such as a retailer) that stocks goods

Examples of stockist in a Sentence

a stockist of medical supplies
Recent Examples on the Web Currently available at the Woods dispensary in West Hollywood and via the Amuse delivery service (in some parts of California) with additional stockists coming soon. Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 Caleta is the first retail operation from Javier Zuñiga and Jesse Merchant Zuñiga, a married couple, both restaurant vets, who started, in 2020, an ice-cream brand called Bad Habit, previously sold in pints and through stockists only. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 21 July 2023 All new color options will be available through Annie Sloan stockists and from the Annie Sloan website. Hollyanna McCollom, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Mar. 2023 Is there a stockist of your hazelnut-praline paste in the city? Joanna Novak, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2021 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, 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, 6 Mar. 2020 Now, with more than 400 stockists worldwide, the brand is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Kristen Bateman, Teen Vogue, 5 Feb. 2020 The biggest stockist for their bags is the Australian retailer Among Equals. Jenna Sauers, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 July 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stockist was in 1910

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“Stockist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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