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Merchandising   /mˈərtʃəndˌaɪzɪŋ/   Listen

The exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money.  Synonyms: marketing, selling.

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"Merchandising" Quotes from Famous Books

... the city of Rome as a stable, defensible center of merchandising and commerce, transport, finance, population, wealth and power with a hinterland of associates and dependencies. As it turns out, the city of Rome has outlived both the Roman Empire ...
— Civilization and Beyond - Learning From History • Scott Nearing

... it is the principal purpose of this league that the same freedom of navigation and merchandising as is expressed in the former articles should be and remain to either confederate, his subjects and people, in the Baltic Sea, the Strait of the Sound, the Northern, Western, British, and Mediterranean Seas, and in the Channel and other seas of Europe, it shall therefore earnestly be endeavoured ...
— A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. • Bulstrode Whitelocke

... And for your merchandising, I am as like to help you with my good word as Mannerly Margery, provided you bid fair for it; since, if the lady loves me not so much, I can turn the steward ...
— The Betrothed • Sir Walter Scott

... that there is no industry or profession of the human world that is not carried on with equal skill in the animal world. This is especially true of merchandising and store-keeping; animals, however, have different methods of merchandising than men, although these methods are none the less real. They give and take instead of buy and sell and have co-operative shops which they operate with great ...
— The Human Side of Animals • Royal Dixon

... watch-posts beyond that. Nobody would intrude upon the village. But from the air it would look perfectly commonplace. There was no indication at all of shafts from deep underground to what appeared an ordinary country general store. There was no sign of tunnels from the different houses to that merchandising mart. ...
— Long Ago, Far Away • William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster

... kin—activity, and illustrated the fact that a man might do two things well at one and the same time. He gave us samples of human nature which is quite apropos to the general subject. In discussing the eccentricities of merchandising, he said that usually wealthy customers entering his store would ask to see his cheaper class of boots, such as would do service, "honest material, but not the most expensive," and from that class would make their selections; but, whenever ...
— Minnesota; Its Character and Climate • Ledyard Bill

... Carnegie immediately raised his price to $500,000,000. It is doubtful whether he would have sold at all had not his Wall Street competitors begun to encroach on a field which the little Scotsman understood quite as well as they—the production and merchandising of steel. The newly organized combinations were completing elaborate plans to go after Carnegie's business. Then Carnegie, who had practically retired from active life, again arrayed himself in his shirt-sleeves, ...
— The Age of Big Business - Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series • Burton J. Hendrick

Words linked to "Merchandising" :   private treaty, commerce, telemarketing, retailing, peddling, bait and switch, syndication, dumping, vendition, sale, resale, mercantilism, vending, commercialism, bootlegging, wholesale, teleselling, telecommerce, dutch auction, hawking, merchandise, capitalisation, retail, capitalization

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