American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British A commercial retailer or wholesaler that stocks merchandise.
- n. one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods
“One character worked on a women's magazine as a "stockist": presumably it was too much trouble for the writers to do any research.”
“On Saturday we visited a plant stockist to collect some new residents for our container garden, and today we visited a rare plant fair, where I picked up some new herbs for my herb planter, as well as some seeds for the medicinal & edible herb plot on the allotment.”
“For instance, there could be a stockist who has to make a small diversion to service a village; or employ people for an extra day to service a village.”
“But HUL works on a model where the focus is on keeping the total business of the stockist profitable.”
“Music and literature relevant to the Royal Opera House's shows are always available, and the shop is a leading stockist of ballet and opera DVDs.”
“The shop is the sole stockist of Mark Merrony's Official History of Tenby.”
“For a bra fitting, contact your nearest department store, or visit playtex.co.uk to find a stockist.”
“You can check for a local stockist through the Ligne Roset website.”
“ThursdayT-shirts, £10 each, from Gap (In store, call 0800 427789 for stockist info) Weddings aside, what you really need for summer is a small pile of simple T-shirt basics to go with everything - shorts, skirts, even under dresses if it's a bit nippy.”
“Still waiting for a local stockist / seller of your book in Australia.”
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