independent distributor Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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independent distributornoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
an ​organization that ​sells and ​delivers another company's ​goods to ​stores and other ​companies: the ​leadingindependentdistributor of silent films in the US
a ​person who ​sells a company's ​products directly to ​customers, receiving a ​payment from the ​company for the ​amount of ​goodssold: Our ​cosmetics are ​sold by a ​network of 2 million ​independentdistributors.
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