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Retail vs Merchanta – What’s the difference?

Retail vs Merchanta - What's the difference?



(wikipedia retail )



  • The sale of goods directly to the consumer; encompassing the storefronts, mail-order, websites, etc., and the corporate mechanisms, branding, advertising, etc. that support them, which are involved in the business of selling and point-of-sale marketing retail goods to the public.
  • She works in retail .
  • (colloquial) Retail price; full price; an abbreviated expression, meaning the full suggested price of a particular good or service, before any sale, discount, or other deal.
  • I never pay retail for clothes.

    Derived terms

    * retailer



  • Of, or relating to the (actual or figurative) sale of goods or services directly to individuals.
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  • Adverb


  • Direct to consumers, in retail quantities, or at retail prices.
  • ”We’ve shut shown our reseller unit. We’re only selling retail now.


    (en verb )

  • To sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers.
  • * 2005 , .
  • a half part of this purveying is carried on within the city and is called retailing .
  • To repeat or circulate (news or rumours) to others.
  • * 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance”, Faber & Faber 2004 (”Avignon Quintet ), p. 762:
  • He became quite pale as he retailed these stories to Constance.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=1998
    , author=
    , title=Hot Spots (review of The Warrior’s Honor: Ethnic War and the Modern Conscience by Michael Ignatieff)
    , work=
    , date=February 1
    , passage=The fantasies of blood libel that Bosnian Serbs retailed‘ about Bosnian Muslims were the fantasies that Rhinelanders had centuries earlier ‘ retailed about the Jews they had murdered.}}




    Not English

    Merchanta has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to ‘merchanta’:

    marijuana , marijauna , marginalia , marikina