• Peasant Going to Market
    Peasant Going to Market
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n marketing shopping at a market "does the weekly marketing at the supermarket"
    • n marketing the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service "most companies have a manager in charge of marketing"
    • n marketing the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming
Old Market Square, Upper Town Old Market Square, Upper Town
To market To market
Market Street, Brownsville Market Street, Brownsville
MALAGA. The Market MALAGA. The Market

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first Tupperware item marketed was the seven-ounce bathroom cup in 1945
    • Marketing Articles in, or from, a market; supplies.
    • Marketing The act of selling or of purchasing in, or as in, a market.
    • Marketing The activities required by a producer to sell his products, including advertising, storing, taking orders, and distribution to vendors or individuals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There are over 100 styles of BluBlocker sunglasses available on the market
    • n marketing The act of going to or transacting business in a market.
    • n marketing That which is bought or sold; a supply of commodities from a market.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Ritz cracker was introduced to markets in 1934, but gourmets had to wait until 1953 for the invention of cheese in a can.
    • Marketing the act or practice of buying and selling in market
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  • An Wang
    An Wang
    “Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.”
  • E. M. Bounds
    E. M. Bounds
    “Few persons are made of such strong fiber that they will make a costly outlay when surface work will pass as well in the market.”
  • Thomas J. Watson
    “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.”
  • Albert J. Beveridge
    Albert J. Beveridge
    “We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands.”
  • Francis Bacon
    “Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.”
  • Austin O'Malley
    “A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.”


Bear market - A bear market is a period when investors are pessimistic and expect financial losses so are more likely to sell than to buy shares.
Bull market - A bull market is a period when investors are optimistic and there are expectations that good financial results will continue.
Corner a market - If a business is dominant in an area and unlikely to be challenged by other companies, it has cornered the market.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through the O. Fr. (Fr. marché, It. mercato), from L. mercatus, trade, a market—merx, merchandise.


In literature:

There was an uptown market, too, at Broad and McKinne.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Overweg is making a small commercial lexicon of the things brought to the market of Kanou: a most excellent idea.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
Business in the approaches to the markets was in full swing before four o'clock.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
Storri would even show how, for that very sugar stock, in that very market, he was dealing the other way, selling ten thousand shares.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
We have in our district two markets a week, and at last I had to present him with from $50 to $80 every market-day.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
The market place was silent, for no buying or selling was permitted.
"Men Called Him Master" by Elwyn Allen Smith
Market-gardeners usually haul manure as a return freight on their journeys to and from market.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris
Knight, and family, who lived on Fifth and Market streets.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
The principal markets of New York are the Fulton, Washington, Jefferson, Catharine, Union, Clinton, Franklin, Centre, and Tompkins Markets.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
A patent stabbed iron now on the market is perforated to provide a key for the mortar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various

In poetry:

Or by his homestead, or in shadowed yards
He lingers where his children used to play,
Or through the market, on the well-worn stones
He stalks until the dawn-stars burn away.
"Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight" by Vachel Lindsay
Within the street where my strange feet shall stray
All markets hush and traffickers forget,
In my gold head forget their meaner gold,
The poor man grows unmindful of his debt.
"Beauty Accurst" by Richard Le Gallienne
Todlin' whoam fro' th' market rant
Todlin' whoam content an' cant
Wi' mi' yed I' mi hat
an' mi feet i' mi shoon
Todim' whoam bi' t' leet o' th' moon
I'm fain to be todlin' whoam
"Todlin' Whoam" by Edwin Waugh
Ne'er say, nor do, the thing that is not right,
The thing that is not strictly just and fit,
Whether thou art in the Almighty's sight,
At church, or in the market-place dost sit.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
"He heard the tramp of horses
And the fall of marching feet;
He saw a dust on the hill road,
Regiments in the street,
While men were thick in the highway
And drums in the market beat.
"July" by Nancy Byrd Turner
The chatt'ring swallows leave their nested care,
Each promising return with plenteous fare.
So the fond swain, who to the market hies,
Stills, with big hopes, his infant's tender cries.
"The Wanderer: A Vision: Canto IV" by Richard Savage

In news:

The MPI provides a composite measure of three key elements of the multifamily housing market: construction of low-rent units, market-rate rental units, and for-sale units, or condominiums .
She has 14 years of marketing experience and oversees the company's internal marketing department, which has grown the company organically from $0 to $19 million in revenue.
The JSJ-MIDAS Marketing Company, Mantua, is a firm offering marketing consultation and services, research as well as education and training to commercial and residential real estate, restaurant, and retail industry businesses.
Social media consulting firm Maximize Social Media LLC announced its social media marketing program today, providing online marketing support to nightclubs and related businesses nationwide.
Europeans are set to double their online marketing spend over the next five years, thanks to consumer interest in the Web and marketers' growing affinity for online ads.
PHILADELPHIA—WHYY-TV is part of WHYY Public Media, and the premier PBS member station in this market, the fourth largest local television market in the nation.
She oversee and lead the Dal -Tile brand (Daltile and American Olean) teams, home center services marketing and marketing programs.
Outcome-Based Marketing: New Rules for Marketing on the Web.
When I went back to school and studied marketing, I learned how influenced we are from the marketing and advertising we receive every day, and it completely changed how I look at saving and spending and buying.
EPA/ DHA Omega-3 Products Market & US Nutritional Supplements Industry Analyzed in New Market Research Reports. adds "Nutritional Supplements in the US, 5th Edition" and "The Global Market for EPA/ DHA Omega-3 Products" market research reports to its store.
US Marketers Shift Toward Trackable Marketing And Media Efforts.
Ophthalmology Therapeutics, Devices & Drugs Market Analyzed in New Market Research Reports at World Orthopedics Market Outlook and Leading Suppliers' Business Strategies and Marketing Tactics.
Rapid Fire Marketing (PINKSHEETS: RFMK) announced today that the Company has filed its 3rd quarter financial statement with OTC Markets.

In science:

Though the Minority Game is an extremely simplified market model, it allows to ask, analyze and answer many questions which arise in real markets.
Modeling Market Mechanism with Minority Game
Neoclassical economics would tell us that the MG, as in a competitive market, does not offer consistent gain, based on the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH).
Modeling Market Mechanism with Minority Game
We also show that, due to self-market impact, the imagined gain differs from the real gain, a fact known too well to market practitioners.
Modeling Market Mechanism with Minority Game
Thus the latter have a fixed pattern in their market behavior and put a measurable amount of information into the market, which is exploited by the speculators.
Modeling Market Mechanism with Minority Game
Moreover, this conclusion holds not only for stock markets but also for other speculative markets, for instance the land and property markets.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy