I would like to know what is the plural of retail. Is it ok to just write it as "retails"? It doesn't feel right.

If there isn't a word for the plural of "retail", kindly explain why.

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    Can retail be used as a count noun? What is one retail? – Steve Lovell Jun 21 '17 at 16:54
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    retail is a mass noun. – Cascabel Jun 21 '17 at 16:55
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    The taxidermist re-attached six heads, then did three ... – Edwin Ashworth Jun 21 '17 at 17:00
  • Edward, please give an example of a sentence where you want plural "retail", because I can't think of one. – Colin Fine Jun 21 '17 at 17:10

A word for a singular retail store is 'retailer', and plural is 'retailers'.

  • To me, retailer means the person doing the retail, not exactly the shop. – marcellothearcane Jun 21 '17 at 17:38
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    @marcellothearcane these dictionaries say it also means the business itself. – wrymug Jun 21 '17 at 20:43

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