Definition of Retailing

1. Noun. The activities involved in selling commodities directly to consumers.

Generic synonyms: Marketing, Merchandising, Selling
Derivative terms: Retail, Retail



Definition of Retailing

1. Verb. (present participle of retail) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retailing

1. tailing [n -S] - See also: tailing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Retailing

retagger
retaggers
retagging
retags
retail
retail chain
retail merchant
retail pharmacy
retail price index
retail store
retail theft
retail therapy
retailed
retailer
retailers
retailing
retailings
retailment
retailor
retailored
retailoring
retailors
retails
retailtainment
retain
retainable
retainal
retained
retained mode

Literary usage of Retailing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Marketing by Fred Emerson Clark (1922)
"CHAPTER XII LARGE SCALE Retailing I Advantages of Large Scale Retailing Summarized.—The following advantages inhere in greater or less degree in all large ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"CHRISTMAS CARDS BIRTHDAY CARDS A LARGE VARIETY of NEW DESIGNS, retailing from 5 cents to One Dollar. CALENDARS FOR 1909 WEDDING CONGRATULATION CARDS DELLA ..."

3. ...Introduction to Business Organization by Samuel Edwin Sparling (1906)
"The final step in distribution is retailing. The retailer stands near the consumer, and his task is to organize the consumer's market. ..."

4. Retail Selling and Store Management by Paul Henry Nystrom (1914)
"Scientific management in retailing.—The principles of this science are few and simple, ... These have been the aims of these chapters on retailing. ..."

5. Retail Selling and Store Management by Paul H. Nystrom (1914)
"Scientific management in retailing.—The principles of this science are few and simple, ... These have been the aims of these chapters on retailing. ..."

6. Scientific Management: A Collection of the More Significant Articles edited by Clarence Bertrand Thompson (1914)
"The mechanism is in many cases not adaptable to retailing, but the principles are. Any one familiar with the fine arts is thoroughly used to the ..."

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