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distributor

a business such as a RETAILER or WHOLESALER which acts as an intermediary in a DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL. Distributors take title to goods (that is, purchase goods) which they then on-sell to customers. See also DISTRIBUTOR BRANDS.
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had received a notice from Kia Motors' Asia regional headquarters saying that it deemed the Ayala group 'the preferred bidder' for the Kia distributorship in the Philippines.
Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) have undertaken LPG network expansion exercise to strengthen LPG supply chain through advertising for appointment of more than 6000 new LPG distributorships primarily in rural areas across the country.
The transaction substantially boosts Andrews' beer and beverage distributorship presence in North Texas as the company obtains eight brewing partners in Tarrant and Johnson counties as well as over 3,000 retail accounts in the region and is seen to grow its beer and Red Bull sales to 33m cases annually from 28m cases, the buyer said in a statement.
Louis Cardinals after the 1966 season, was given the distributorship by team owner August Busch Jr.
"HB 2606, as amended, requires all manufacturers of beer to divest themselves of any interest in a distributorship and reinforces the three-tier regulatory system in Illinois," reported Bill Olson, President of Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois.
According to an expansion official at SPT, the local presence of a distributorship should greatly increase their exposure in the U.S.
He stated the IOC was giving its best possible service to the people of Nagaland and further assured to release new distributorship and connections in the area.
Mourot also has the distributorship that covers Memphis and the greater Greenville, Miss., area.
Historically, many of these new nameplates have begun through distributorships, which then open branch offices as business grows.
Effort to cut shoplifting losses led to distributorship acquisition
(These requirements were discussed at length in the 1989 article.) The court reasoned that although the Missouri-based distributors were not employees of Amway and although the distributorship contracts were between the new distributorship and Amway, "[o]ne may be a representative or agent for the limited purpose of soliciting sales without being an employee and without having the legal authority to enter into contracts on behalf of another." Id.
seeks to expand its car dealership business with a bid to acquire distributorship for Korean automotive brand Kia.

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