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 Dictionary entry overview: What does merchandising mean? 

  The noun MERCHANDISING has 1 sense:

1. the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

  Familiarity information: MERCHANDISING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


marketing; merchandising; selling

Hypernyms ("merchandising" is a kind of...):

commerce; commercialism; mercantilism (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "merchandising"):

bait and switch (a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product)

resale (the selling of something purchased)

hawking; peddling; vending; vendition (the act of selling goods for a living)

telecommerce; telemarketing; teleselling (the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales)

retailing (the activities involved in selling commodities directly to consumers)

dutch auction (a method of selling in which the price is reduced until a buyer is found)

dumping (selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market)

syndication (selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time)

sale (a particular instance of selling)

wholesale (the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers)

retail (the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale)

capitalisation; capitalization (the sale of capital stock)

bootlegging (the act of selling illegally or without permission)

bootlegging (the act of making of transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally)

private treaty (a sale of property at a price agreed on by the seller and buyer without an intervening agency)

sale (the general activity of selling)

Holonyms ("merchandising" is a part of...):

marketing (the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service)

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