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Relating to trade or commerce; commercial; having to do with the business of buying and selling; relating to merchants.

A mercantile agency is an individual or company in the business of collecting data about the financial status, ability, and credit of individuals who are engaged in business. Once this information is compiled, it is sold by the agency to its customers, who are known as subscribers. Mercantile agencies are known as credit bureaus in current usage.


adjective business, commercial, exchange, financial, fiscal, industrial, market, merchandising, monetary, trade
Associated concepts: mercantile law, mercantile paper
See also: commercial, industrial, retail
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Gordon Robinson, chief executive of Mercantile Building Society, said: "As a mutual society, Mercantile is committed to providing our customers with professional advice and assistance.
The first is devoted to trawling the bulky canon of early modern English mercantile handbooks and treatises; the second examines the rhetorical production and performance of credit in three city comedies.
Gordon Robinson, the director and chief executive of the society, has welcomed Glen to the Mercantile team.
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COSTA MESA, Calif: Pacific Mercantile Bank provided a $2.5 million revolving line of credit to Karish Industries.