merchandising

[ mur-chuhn-dahy-zing ]
/ ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪ zɪŋ /
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noun

the planning and promotion of sales by presenting a product to the right market at the proper time, by carrying out organized, skillful advertising, using attractive displays, etc.

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Also called merchandise planning.

Origin of merchandising

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at merchandise, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for merchandising

merchandising
/ (ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪzɪŋ) /

noun

the selection and display of goods in a retail outlet
commercial goods, esp ones issued to exploit the popularity of a pop group, sporting event, etc
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