The wholesale trade sector is part of the trade, transportation and utilities super sector comprised of establishment engaged in wholesaling merchandise, generally without transformation and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise.
The wholesale trade sector distributes goods from across the economy to downstream market. Over the last five years, the sector has grown relatively steadily with revenues of $6.01 trillion rising substantially through 2019 due to demand for goods from the retail sector.
Over 16,000 companies are involved in wholesale trade in Missouri with 2019 sales topping $57 billion and employing over 114,000 Missourians.
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