breaking bulk


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breaking bulk

an activity performed by intermediaries in a DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL which involves the buying-in of products in large quantities and on-selling them in much smaller quantities. See WHOLESALER.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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