bulk buying


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bulk buying

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bulk-buying

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1. (Commerce) the purchase at one time, and often at a reduced price, of a large quantity of a particular commodity
2. (Economics) the purchase of the whole or greater part of the output of a commodity of a country or state by a single buyer, usually another country or state; state trading
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A similar bulk buying initiative is being launched in Manchester, with the company that offers the cheapest price winning the contract.
The co-operative movement is also no stranger to bulk buying.
Bulk buy: Whether you are buying drinks for the holiday season, sweets for stocking fillers or snacks for Christmas parties, you will be surprised at how much you can save by bulk buying products on offer.
They would rather have the savings without bulk buying.
The Official Charts Company, which highlights any record bulk buying, began to monitor sales to combat irregularities first spotted in the 1980s.
But a spokesman for Tesco, last night rubbished the claims and said: "A bulk buying policy is in place in situations where we would restrict certain items to individuals to ensure all customers can avail of offers.
That is due to bulk buying of goods driving down prices and fierce competition with rival supermarkets.
Since it's only months since she married Kid Rock in four separate ceremonies, it just lights the cockles of the heart that Pammie is such an obvious devotee of the three vital ingredients that lead to true, lifelong bliss: love, optimism and bulk buying.
Although they were shying away from providing mil discounts, because of SL Green's bulk buying from Con Ed Solutions, the utility subsidiary was willing to provide a competitive mil discount product to SL Green.
The bulk buying power of having borrowers looking for mortgages together means people get far more competitive rates than those on the high street.
Tesco denied it had boobed - but said it may ban bulk buying.
Acton admitted bulk buying the drugs for pounds 1,000 but said they were for his own personal use.