distress merchandise

or distressed merchandise


nounCommerce.
  1. goods sold below the prevailing price in order to raise cash quickly or to meet some other financial emergency.

  2. damaged goods sold below fair-trade prices.

  • Also called distressed goods .

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British Dictionary definitions for distress merchandise

distress merchandise

noun
  1. US goods sold at reduced prices in order to pay overdue debts, etc

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