Affiliated Wholesaler

Affiliated Wholesaler

1. A wholesaler who owns a majority or significant minority stake in one or more retailers. This allows the affiliated wholesaler either control or significant influence over how its products are marketed at a retail level. It also provides one or more guaranteed customers for the wholesaler's products.

2. A group of wholesalers that band together for marketing purposes.
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The opportunity to access business produced by an affiliated wholesaler, Burns & Wilcox, one of the nation's largest, independently-owned insurance wholesalers, has greatly aided the group's ability to produce favorable underwriting results.
The flexibility to write business via the affiliated wholesaler has been a key aspect of the group's cycle management strategy.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, North American Security Life is a leading provider of packaged investment-oriented products, including variable annuities, variable life, and mutual funds which are distributed through its affiliated wholesalers, Wood Logan Associates, Inc.
Each member of the network has access to a wide variety of goods and services provided by Family Pharmacy through affiliated wholesalers and its parent company, Alco Health Services Corporation (AHSC).

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