- The definition of a retailer is a person or company that sells goods to consumers at a mark up over wholesale.
An example of a retailer is Macy's.
Variant of retail
the sale of goods or articles individually or in small quantities directly to the consumer
Origin of retailMiddle English retaile ; from Old French retaille, literally , a cutting ; from retailler, to cut up ; from re-, again + tailler, to cut: see tailor
of, connected with, or engaged in the sale of goods at retail
in relatively small quantities or at a retail price
- to sell individually or in small quantities; sell directly to the consumer
- to repeat or pass on (gossip, secrets, etc.) to others
Origin of retailME retaylen
to be sold at retail: books that retail at a dollar
directly to the consumer at retail prices