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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We are thrilled to have Superior join our growing family of distributors as we extend our capabilities and market presence in Iowa.
That's how we got our film distributed," adds Brewster, whose film was eventually picked up by Kino International, a small independent film distributor based in New York.