mar·​ket·​er | \ ˈmär-kə-tər How to pronounce marketer (audio) \

Definition of marketer

: one that deals in a market specifically : one that promotes or sells a product or service

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Some Cannes attendees also called for federal regulation on privacy, partly to protect consumers and partly to preempt a potential patchwork of state legislation, an anticipated a bumpy road ahead for marketers. Alexandra Bruell And Nat Ives, WSJ, "In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online," 21 June 2019 The country’s Marketing Control Act outlines practices that are off-limits for marketers, among them making claims that mislead consumers. Marc Bain, Quartzy, "Norway wants H&M to explain what’s so sustainable about its “sustainable” clothes," 20 June 2019 Clean eating The notion of clean eating is an offshoot of the good/bad food concept that marketers seem to adore, to the dismay of many dietitians. Ellie Krieger, Houston Chronicle, "Here are the diet terms that make dietitians cringe," 19 June 2019 The Sun City area also was a hotbed for reverse-mortgage marketers during the past decade, the investigation found. Russ Wiles, azcentral, "Sun Cities area has some of the highest reverse-mortgage foreclosures in U.S., investigation finds," 12 June 2019 But 15 years ago, metrosexuals were news, and a gold mine for marketers. Alex Williams, New York Times, "‘Metrosexuals’ Were Just Straight Men Who Loved Self-Care. Right?," 15 June 2018 Google Plus, the company's social network, failed to catch on with users but did prompt millions of people to log in to Google's other web properties, catnip for marketers. Mark Bergen And Ben Brody,, "The spotlight's on Facebook, but Google is also in the privacy hot seat," 16 Apr. 2018 Phasing out targeting based on information from data brokers could undercut the appeal of Facebook ads for marketers. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, "Facebook limits ad targeting after Cambridge Analytica data leak," 29 Mar. 2018 In-house ad-buying by marketers is a pain point for WPP and its rivals. Suzanne Vranica, WSJ, "WPP Asked Ex-CEO Martin Sorrell to Repay Expenses," 25 Jan. 2019

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1787, in the meaning defined above

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