merchandize

[noun mur-chuh n-dahyz, -dahys; verb mur-chuh n-dahyz]
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Examples from the Web for merchandizing

Historical Examples of merchandizing

  • He had a desk with a Concern that did merchandizing in a large way.

    Ade's Fables

    George Ade

  • For merchandizing and navigation, no people can compare with them but the Hollanders.

  • Merchandizing, manufacturing and marketing of food, clothing and shelter commodities on a large scale in world markets.

    How to Analyze People on Sight

    Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

  • The merchandizing of more practical commodities such as potatoes, meat, middle class homes, durable clothing.

    How to Analyze People on Sight

    Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

  • So he becomes a "magnate," a man of "big business," and tends to high finance, manufacturing and merchandizing on a world-scale.

    How to Analyze People on Sight

    Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict


Word Origin and History for merchandizing
n.

late 14c., "goods, commodities," from present participle of merchandize. Meaning "trade, commerce" is from mid-15c. That of "promotion of goods for sale" is from 1922.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper