Distributor

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Distributor

A wholesaler; an individual, corporation, or partnership buying goods in bulk quantities from a manufacturer at a price close to the cost of manufacturing them and reselling them at a higher price to other dealers, or to various retailers, but not directly to the general public.

See: merchant
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A bill prohibiting brewers from owning beer distributorships passed the Illinois House unanimously last week.
According to senior management at Silent Partner Technologies, the company is excited to build its network of distributors and also believes that new distributorships are a great addition to SPT's expanding operations and continued growth.
He pointed out the new agency was the fourth Indane Gas public distributorship in Kohima.
of Hot Springs sold its last company-owned distributorships for an undisclosed amount of money.
Distributorships are direct agreement between the new distributor and Amway, and the initial and annual fees are paid by the new distributorships directly to Amway.
Now the AASD can assure hospitals that its distributorships are operating ethically and with merit," stated Monica Peterson, executive director of AASD.
all brewers, in-state and out-of-state, manufacturing beer above the craft brewers limit may not self-distribute or own a distributorship in Illinois").
a Valencia-based network marketing company, agreed to settle federal charges that they took part in a pyramid scheme that offered Internet distributorships.
Historically, many of these new nameplates have begun through distributorships, which then open branch offices as business grows.
This despite an Illinois law enacted in June 2011, which prohibits brewers from owning beer distributorships in the state.
of Little Rock recently purchased three Mountain Valley and Diamond distributorships from independent distributors.
After receiving the distributorship, Beasant drew upon the many contacts he had made during his years as a dee-jay and as a designer of hotel disco rooms to begin building Lift Canada's operations.

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