Las palabras del día: Mayorista & Minorista

Adjectives. In Business Spanish, mayorista means that sells or buys wholesale; and minorista means that sells at retail. E.g: Los precios de los mercados mayoristas son más estables: Prices in wholesale markets are more stable; El comercio minorista viene registrando un crecimiento medio del 5% desde junio: Retail business has registered an average growth of 5% since June.
Feminine and masculine noun. Mayorista and minorista mean wholesaler and retailer respectively.
Please note that these words can be used with any kind of trade: supermercado/banco/zapatería mayorista/minorista. dc