Ron Johnson did a very good job launching Apple's retail stores.
This Thursday, help keep the “thanks in Thanksgiving” by not shopping at a retail store.
Amazon then turns around and sells that e-book for a retail price of $9.99, at a considerable loss.
Today, a handful of corporate behemoths, including Activision and Electronic Arts, control the retail landscape.
Just as ATMs replaced bank clerks, so too new checkout machines will hugely reduce the need for retail clerks.
It determines the price, both wholesale and retail, at which the beer may be sold.
Even the retail trade could not escape the omniscience of this control.
It is both wholesale and retail, ready-made and made to order, local and international.
Our friend concludes that it is cheaper to lend umbrellas by retail.
Seventeen railroads radiate from Des Moines, enabling the city to become the wholesale and retail jobbing centre of the State.
mid-14c. "sell in small quantities or parcels," from Old French retaillier "cut back, cut off, pare, clip, reduce, circumcise," from re- "back" (see re-) + taillier "to cut, trim" (see tailor (n.)). Sometimes also "to deal out (information, etc.) in small quantities; hand down by report; recount, tell over again" (1590s). Related: Retailed; retailing.
early 15c., "sale of commodities in small quantities or parcels or at second hand" (opposed to wholesale), from Old French retail "piece cut off, shred, scrap, paring" (Modern French retaille), from retaillier (see retail (v.)). The notion of the English word is "a selling by the piece." This sense is not in French, however, and comes perhaps from cognate Italian ritaglio, which does have that sense. As an adjective, "of or pertaining to sale at retail," c.1600.