wholesale price


wholesale price
The price paid by the retailer, often known as the cost price. Sylvester v Ammons, 126 Iowa 140, 101 NW 782. The term has a fixed, certain, and well-defined meaning in the mercantile world, and signifies the price fixed on merchandise by one who buys it in large quantities of the producer or manufacturer, and sells the same to jobbers, or to retail dealers therein. Fawkner v Smith Wall Paper Co. 88 Iowa 169, 172. As to the use of parol evidence in explanation of the term "wholesale factory price," see Anne: 89 ALR 1248.

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