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sell-through

noun
1.
the ratio of the quantity of goods sold by a retailer to the quantity originally delivered to it wholesale
2.
the sale of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs, as opposed to their being available for hire only
adjective
3.
(of prerecorded video cassettes or DVDs) sold in this way
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Contemporary definitions for sell-through
noun

the percentage of wholesale goods shipped that are actually sold at retail

Examples

Sell-through describes, for example, movies sold as compared to rented.

Word Origin

1978

noun

the practice of selling videos at retail rather than offering them as rentals

Examples

The movie has potent ancillary revenue as a sell-through video title.

Word Origin

1985

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