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The market for parts and accessories used in the upkeep or enhancement of a previous purchase, as of a car or computer.

af′ter·mar′ket adj.


1. (Commerce) business of supplying accessories and products related to cars etc
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange buying and selling of shares and bonds after issue


(ˈæf tərˌmɑr kɪt, ˈɑf-)

the market for parts, accessories, etc., for maintaining the original product.


[ˈɑːftərˌmɑːrkɪt] n
(for cars)marché m des accessoires
(STOCK EXCHANGE) (for shares and bonds)marché m secondaire
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Founded in 1938, Torrance-based Edelbrock is recognized as one of the nation's premier designers, manufacturers and distributors of performance replacement parts for the automotive and motorcycle aftermarkets.
Edelbrock already owns the exclusive right to market the product worldwide, with certain exceptions, to the automotive and motorcycle aftermarkets.
is recognized as one of the nation's premier designers, manufacturers, marketers and distributors of high-performance replacement parts for the automotive and motorcycle aftermarkets.
Boyds Wheels, founded in 1988, designs, manufactures and markets high-quality aluminum wheels for the specialty automotive and motorcycle aftermarkets.
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Edelbrock Corporation (Nasdaq:EDEL) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement for a minimum five (5) year period with Ultra Wheel Company, a Buena Park, California wheel manufacturer, to give Ultra Wheel the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell a performance line of aftermarket wheels, utilizing the Edelbrock "brand name.