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wholesale price UK US noun [C] COMMERCE
the price that a store or business pays for goods that it will then sell to the public: »

Restaurants may charge as much as four times the wholesale price for wine.

Compare RETAIL PRICE(Cf. ↑retail price)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • wholesale price — The price paid by the retailer, often known as the cost price. Sylvester v Ammons, 126 Iowa 140, 101 NW 782. The term has a fixed, certain, and well defined meaning in the mercantile world, and signifies the price fixed on merchandise by one who… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Wholesale price —   The rack sales price charged for No. 2 heating oil; that is, the price charged customers who purchase No. 2 heating oil free on board at a supplier s terminal and provide their own transportation for the product.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy… …   Energy terms

  • wholesale price — / həυlseɪl praɪs/ noun a price charged to customers who buy goods in large quantities in order to resell them in smaller quantities to others …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • wholesale price — / həυlseɪl praɪs/ noun the price charged to customers who buy goods in large quantities in order to resell them in smaller quantities to others …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • wholesale price — Fin a price charged to customers who buy large quantities of an item for resale in smaller quantities to others …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • wholesale price — That which retailer pays in expectation of obtaining higher price by way of profit from resale to ultimate consumer. Guess v. Montague, D.C. S.C., 51 F.Supp. 61, 65 …   Black's law dictionary

  • wholesale price — selling of items at a discounted rate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wholesale price index — UK US noun [C, usually singular] (ABBREVIATION WPI) ECONOMICS ► a list of some basic wholesale prices that shows how they change over time, used to measure inflation: »Year on year inflation, measured by the wholesale price index, is currently 3% …   Financial and business terms

  • wholesale price index —  measure of changes in the prices charged by manufacturers and wholesalers. Wholesale price indexes measure the changes in commodity prices at a selected stage or stages before goods reach the retail level; the prices may be those charged by… …   Universalium

  • wholesale price index — noun an index of changes in wholesale prices • Syn: ↑producer price index • Hypernyms: ↑price index, ↑price level * * * noun : an index measuring the change in the aggregate wholesale price of a large number of commodities in the primary market… …   Useful english dictionary

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