Saturday, April 28, 2007

What does the word retail mean?

Some interesting details on the history of the word "retail" and "retailer" that I found on IMAGINIF, a Belgian design agency. I like going into the history of words, I find it quite fascinating actually and intriguing. I think some of the best designed websites belong to retail design firms who have a real advantage of know about aspects of design as well as what the customer wants to see, whether in a website or in a store. Here's some detail on the word "retail":
Retail comes from the French “retailler“ it means buying in large quantities and selling smaller packages to the consumer.

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