from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Sold for cash, usually without delivery service.
- n. The policy of selling cash-and-carry goods.
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- n. Attributive form of cash and carry
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- adj. sold for cash and the customer carries it away (no delivery service)
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India currently allows 100% foreign ownership in cash-and-carry stores that supply to small retailers, restaurants, hotels and other business outlets, but restricts foreign investment in single-brand retail to 51%.
They are however allowed to bring in 100% foreign direct investment in the cash-and-carry business, which means they can independently run wholesale stores that supply to small stores, restaurants, hotels and other business outlets.
The city's oldest cash-and-carry ice, dry ice, soda and beer house was established by his grandfather in 1935, when trucks delivered blocks of ice to homes to put in ice boxes.
Mr. Bouchut said the group's cash-and-carry Atacadao chain was particularly robust, and that Carrefour is "stopping the bleeding" at 28 hypermarkets in Brazil that aren't performing well.
It has four stores currently in India and plans to open 15 cash-and-carry stores by the end of 2011.
Mr. Ambani said Reliance will start cash-and-carry, or wholesale, business shortly and is planning to create products and services in the broadband wireless segment to diversify its business profile.
NEW DELHI – Bharti Wal-Mart Pvt. Ltd. Tuesday said it aims to open up to 20 more cash-and-carry stores in India by the end of 2012, as the company continues to expand its business in the country.
The Airports Authority of India, the state-run body which runs most airports, last week put the airline on cash-and-carry, after it failed to provide bank guarantees for its outstanding bills of 2.15 billion rupees.
Impatient to get its business started in India, Carrefour has opened two wholesale cash-and-carry stores in the meantime.
MUMBAI – Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. will put Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. on a cash-and-carry mode from Saturday because of non-payment of bills, a person close to the development said Thursday.