[ noun ] (business) commodities offered for sale
"good business depends on having good merchandise" "that store offers a variety of products"
Used in print(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
No suburban shopping-center branch - not even Hudson 's vast Northland outside Detroit - does anything like the unit volume of business or carries anything like the variety of merchandise to be found in the home store .
[ verb ] (business) engage in the trade of
"he is merchandising telephone sets"
Used in print(Successful Farming, 59:12...)
Several firms are merchandising enzyme preparation through feed manufacturers .