The National Druggist Volume 48

The National Druggist Volume 48

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... new stock is costing more than the old. For this reason sellers are inclined to ask as much as 5 cents more than the ruling quotations, although material can be had at former figures in a limited way. Gums. The marked decline in receipts of Japanese Camphor has resulted in a revision upward in local prices. All the lower priced material, noted for a couple of months back, has been absorbed against this contingency, and the result is a new price list considerable above that of a month or six weeks ago. There is nothing startling in business being done. Tragacanth is being offered in a most limited way only, because sellers now realize there is little chance of getting anything from abroad. In order to keep business away they have increased prices considerably, and in this connection they have succeeded. Aloes is in better demand of late, but there is little with which to do business. Prices are no higher, but this does not deter buyers from seeking new supplies. Benzoin has advanced following advices from primary points that the supply situation does not permit of any reduction at this time. Seeds. Mustard has for some reason been more active of late, but business has been retarded on account of short supplies. Prices are still holding firm and no higher. Sunflower is now coming in here from the Coast. Although quoted lower at shipping points, the higher prices here. y? cents above those named on the Coast, are declared justified on account of the increased freight rates. Anise is one of the few items to ease off in price. Supplies are not plentiful, but the demand is even smaller. Caraway has increased in price, as receipts from Africa continue small. Roots. Licorice has been the feature of this division in the last few weeks. Extra...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 948g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236807782
  • 9781236807786