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MARKET. A public place appointed by public authority, where all sorts of things necessary for the subsistence, or for the conveniences of life, are sold.
     2. Markets are generally regulated by local laws.
     3. By the term market is also understood the demand there is for any particular article; as, the cotton market in Europe is dull. Vide 15 Vin. Ab. 42; Com. Dig. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"The wholesale markets site is the last area of large open space left in Birmingham's city centre, and one still in public ownership, that could be transformed in this way.
'The most obvious place is the popular Pandan wholesale markets in Johor Baru where the foreigners control the businesses there.
Based at The Hub, on Nobel Way, Witton, Birmingham Wholesale Market is open 3.30am to 11.30am Monday to Friday, and 3.30am to 9.30am on Saturday.
The Wholesale Market has a gross floor area of approximately 34,323 square meters and comprises three trading centers, a multi-function building and a refrigerated storage and processing warehouse.
in a warehouse on the fourth floor of a small merchandise wholesale market in Huidong County.
HEINZ: All of the demographic shifts are beneficial for the wholesale market. We're seeing more women in leadership positions and starting new businesses and we're experiencing an increase in the number of young professionals exploring opportunities that require specialty risk solutions.
Most significant for the emerging group of private business owners, though, is the creation of wholesale markets, and that the new regulation authorizes private food wholesalers or vendedores mayoristas de productos agropecuarios--in addition to state farms, farm co-ops and private farmers, to sell agricultural products.
"Less than 8% of our funding comes from the wholesale market and 90% comes from retail deposits.
The La Parada wholesale market, which opened 50 years ago and sprawls over three hectares in Lima's downtown, is overwhelmed by the demand of the city which has a population of more than 8 million today.
Hong Kong's health chief announced a ban on live poultry imports starting Wednesday after a dead chicken found in a poultry wholesale market tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of avian flu.
Erdinc said, "Russian and international importer companies asked our company to construct another wholesale market in Moscow.
It transpired during a visit to the largest wholesale market of essential commodities at Jodia Bazaar that the prices of some major pulses have peaked during the last few days pushing them beyond the purchasing power of general buyers.

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