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Encyclopedia > Supplier

Supplier may refer to:

  • Manufacturer, uses tools and labor to make things for sale
  • Processor (manufacturing), converts it from one form to another
  • Packager (manufacturing), encloses products for distribution, storage, sale, and use
  • Distributor (business), the middleman between the manufacturer and retailer
  • Wholesaler, sells goods or merchandise to retailers
  • Dealership, local franchised distribution

Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. ... Look up Processing in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A sealed pack of diced pork from Tesco. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Distribution is one of the 4 aspects of marketing. ... In commerce, a wholesaler buys goods in large quantities from their manufacturers or importers, and then sells smaller quantities to retailers, who in turn sell to the general public. ... Dealership is an indiepop band based in San Francisco, California which was formed in 1998. ... These lollipops, above, were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US Drug Enforcement Administration In jurisdictions where legislation restricts or prohibits the sale of certain popular drugs, it is common for an illegal drugs trade to develop. ...

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In military affairs, supplies are the matériel which a military unit needs to fulfil its mission.
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