Origin of merchandising
Definition for merchandising (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing.
verb (used with object), mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing.
Examples from the Web for merchandising
Allen Barra on how the Broncos quarterback decisions have one thing in mind: merchandising.The Broncos Sell Their Future: Tim Tebow Heads to New York Jets|Allen Barra|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His latest tour is one of the most successful of the year, with 630,000 tickets sold and $1.8 million in merchandising alone.
Are there any other merchandising plans, like an iPhone app?
After more than two decades of merchandising her looks, Elizabeth was anxious about appearing dumpy.
Yesterday the cycle was teaching; the day before, literature or the sciences; today it is merchandising.
Their businessmen have behind them centuries of experience in bargaining, merchandising, and servicing.East-West Trade Trends|Harold E. Stassen
A mere passing comment which, in the old days of merchandising, might easily have been ignored.
Truly, indeed, education has become the handmaiden of merchandising.
Over the suave amenities of this merchandising Amos Gashwiler glared suspiciously across the store at his employee.Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for merchandising (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for merchandising (2 of 2)
noun (ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪs, -ˌdaɪz)
Word Origin for merchandise
Word Origin and History for merchandising (1 of 2)
mid-13c., "trading, commerce;" mid-14c., "commodities of commerce, wares, articles for sale or trade," from Anglo-French marchaundise, Old French marcheandise "goods, merchandise; trade, business" (12c.), from marchaunt "merchant" (see merchant).