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merchandise

noun articles, articles of commerce, assets, belongings, capital goods, cargo, chattel, consumer durables, consumer goods, contents, effects, freight, goods, goods for sale, items for sale, line, line of goods, manufactured goods, material assets, materials, movables, possessions, produce, property, res venales, salable commodities, shop goods, staples, stock, stock in trade, store, supplies, tangiile assets, vendibles, wares
See also: barter, cargo, commodities, deal, freight, handle, item, output, paraphernalia, product, sell, stock in trade, trade

MERCHANDISE. By this term is understood all those things which merchants sell either wholesale or retail, as dry goods, hardware, groceries, drugs, &c. It is usually applied to personal chattels only, and to those which are not required for food or immediate support, but such as remain after having been used or which are used only by a slow consumption. Vide Pardess. n. 8; Dig. 13, 3, 1; Id. 19, 4, 1; Id. 50, 16, 66. 8 Pet. 277; 2 Story, R. 16, 53, 54; 6 Wend. 335.

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At Raley's, the concepts for holiday displays are a collaborative effort among advertising, sales and merchandising, Minor says, offering this caveat: "When using mobile merchandisers, arrange your merchandise so it's easily shoppable.
CREATIVE Visual merchandisers need to create displays that will capture the attention of the public
If the price is based on a 90-day turnaround (and that's not from the day you get the proposal - it's from the day you say "go") and you ask for the work to be done in six to eight weeks, there'll probably be rush charges because the merchandiser may not have time to get the best prices.
The number of merchandisers employed by the beer distributor is increasing every year.
Build it and they will come" -- the iconic line from "Field of Dreams" might well be changed to "Move it to where they'll buy" in terms of mobile holiday merchandisers and display equipment in supermarkets.
More and more convenience stores are installing "grab and go" merchandisers like Master-Bilt's MDT and QMVM-L series to effectively merchandise products in smaller places.
For example, if a popular actress starts carrying a retailer's handbag, Smart Merchandiser alerts the retailer that there is buzz about that product, and they can highlight it physically on their site.
The company's new Side Kick Cross Merchandiser is a free-standing shelving unit that creates a versatile cross-merchandising fixture at the end of aisles, accommodating many styles of product packaging, according to Ess, who adds that its shelves can hold a variety of packaging styles and heights, while the pegboard back allows the display of pegged products.
Grocers are now serving up restaurant-quality meals and the heated merchandisers are keeping pace with new technology to ensure that the meals not only taste good but meet food safetY standards.
In fact, one HBC buyer for a major mass merchandiser wonders why his chain has been so successful grabbing non-foods sales away from supermarkets.
The same high-spending trends holds for other formats as well: the affluent family register ring on a typical grocery trip is $47, on a mass merchandiser trip it's $56, and in both cases, represents $18 more per trip than a low income household.