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Wholesaling refers to all activities involved in offering goods and services for resale, for the manufacture of other products, and for general business use. A wholesaler is an individual or business that buys mostly from producers and sells mostly to business owners and companies, whether industrial, commercial, or institutional, or to other wholesalers or retailers. In the supply chain, wholesalers have an intermediary role between the manufacturer and the retailer. It is very common for some used products to be resold to retailers in wholesale markets; retailers then buy the products and sell them to end users.

In wholesaling, the amount of buying is generally in large quantities and selling is in smaller amounts. Wholesalers have warehouses where products bought from the manufacturer are stocked. Once ...

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