• WordNet 3.6
    • n merchandiser a businessperson engaged in retail trade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The concept of Boxing Day, which is on December 26th, was to give boxes of food and clothing to the poor. It is now viewed in some countries as a time to get merchandise from stores at reduced prices
    • n Merchandiser A trader.
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  • Chow Yun-Fat
    Chow Yun-Fat
    “An actor is only merchandise.”
  • William S. Burroughs
    “Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.”


In literature:

As that vast shore wash'd with the furthest sea, I would adventure for such merchandise.
"The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas" by James Fenimore Cooper
Of merchandise forwarded to do.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXII." by Various
The second, the flooding of Sacramento, destroying large quantities of merchandise and carrying away and undermining the houses there.
"The Adventures of a Forty-niner" by Daniel Knower
Jansen & Co., a general merchandise shop on Montgomery street.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
Every article of merchandise has its peculiar alley.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
He was engaged in merchandise in the city of Baltimore.
"Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys" by Various
It had been suggested to raise a fund on the importation of merchandise; but nothing conclusive was yet determined upon.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 2" by David Collins
They have no bales of merchandise.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX." by Various
We bring foreign merchandise.
"Folk Tales from the Russian" by Various
The tolls levied on the merchandise made the kingdom of Edom wealthy, and at the same time an object of envy to its poorer neighbours.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce

In poetry:

Are you not he who makes to-day
A merchandise of old reknown
Which he persuades this easy town
He won in battle far away?
"To E.S. Salomon" by Ambrose Bierce
Which herded, with the horse and cow,
And merchandise of every name,
All men who wear the sable brow,
Regardless of their rank or fame.
"The Black Man's Wrongs" by James Madison Bell
So rare the light, so rich the sight,
Those pilgrim men, on profit bent,
Drop hands and eyes and merchandise,
And are with gazing most content.
"The Pheonix" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Seared bone-white by the glare of summer weather,
Cast side-long, on the barren beach she lies,
She who once brought the earth's far ends together
And ransacked East and West for merchandise.
"The Wreck" by Harry Kemp
Three pedlers traveling to a fair, To see the fun and what was there,
And sell their merchandise; They stopp'd upon the road to chat,
Refresh, and ask of this and that,
That they might be more wise.
"A Commentary On The Eastern Wise Men, Travelling To Bethlehem, Guided" by Thomas Paine
When the merchant lies down, he can scarce go to sleep
For thinking of his merchandise upon the fatal deep;
His ships may be cast away or taken in a war,
So him alone we'll envy not, who true bushmen are.
"The Bushman" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

The new Johns Creek store will focus on local artisan merchandise.
A new merchandising venue, Indian Houseware & Gift Fair-Spring '08, is being launched by the Society of Small and Medium Enterprises.
Daytona Beach, FL – Meg Mallon was named captain of the 2013 United States Solheim Cup team on Thursday at the PGA Merchandise Show.
Galleria Retail Technology Solutions said Tuesday that Lithuanian retailer Maxima Grupe will use a range of Galleria solutions to automate and optimize its merchandising strategy.
Ainul Gift Shop on Canal Street has maintained a stock of licensed merchandise .
I do doodle and do drawings and I think for this album I'll probably launch some merchandise that has some of my drawings on them because I really enjoy art.
Salad-bar merchandising has taken on an expanded image at Ultra Mart's Pick 'n Save units, here.
SAN DIEGO -Jeff Stroud has resigned as vp of merchandising at, based here.
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a Beaverton board shop burglary during which thousands of dollars in merchandise were stolen from the business last month, the Beaverton Police Department reported.
Try to merchandise these substrates according to environments such as tropical, desert and temperate.
The slight but steady recovery in the housing market is reverberating through merchandise sales at Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s nameplates, with home textiles one of the best-performing categories at most of its formats during the third quarter.
The holiday shopping season can make up 40 percent of a retailer's annual revenue — and Target expects this year to be "highly competitive and promotional," said Kathryn Tesija, executive vice president of merchandising.
The Hispanic Heritage Festival at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla featured live music, salsa dancing, children's games, arts and crafts and vendor booths offering jewelry, clothing and other merchandise.
Visitors could scroll through and click–to–buy Twilight merchandise integrated directly into the rich media landing page for the sweepstakes..
Our products include stock photography, illustration, typefaces, and unique merchandise.

In science:

Piotrowski, J. S ladkowski, The merchandising mathematician model, Physica A, in press; cond-mat/0102174.
Fixed point theorem for simple quantum strategies in quantum market games
According to the amount of merchandise required and the price proposed by the buyer, the seller may accept the proposal, refuse it or try to negotiate a new price by sending a contractProposal message back to the buyer.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
In our example, the merchandise to be exchanged are oranges, with minimum and maximum price 1 and 2 euro respectively.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Buyer,Merchandise,Required-amount) The seller agent delivers the Required-amount of Merchandise to the Buyer. send(Sender,Receiver,Message) Sender sends Message to Receiver.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
The second rule says that if the required amount of merchandise is not present in the warehouse or the price is too low, the seller agent decides to inform the buyer that its request has been refused.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents