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In 1901, Hart went into partnership with John Gregg, and formed a mercantile business under the name of Hart & Gregg.
Built in 1837, the historic mercantile facility on the Ohio & Erie Canal, located off of North Street, was restored with a partnership between the city of Akron, Natural Park Service, Summit Metro Parks and the Cascade Locks Association.
The Silk Road may be ancient history but to see modern mercantile hustle in full effect, there is nowhere more exciting in Central Asia.
The entry walkway resembles an Old West town with retro mercantile storefronts lining both sides.
On a recent afternoon, Marjorie Reitman, who has lived in the Village for 43 years and who was out on Bleecker Street walking her neighbor’s dog, Walter, reflected on the street’s mercantile past.
Below, passengers can glimpse brightly painted riverside mercantile houses and historic port wine lodges on the far bank.
This is San Juan’s historic theater, dining and mercantile district.
Donald Trump doesn’t have many firm policy convictions, but one of them seems to be a mercantile faith in the virtue of a weak currency.
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MERCANTILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mercantile for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the business of buying and selling products to earn money : of or relating to trade or merchants
MERCANTILE Defined for Kids
Definition of mercantile for Students
: of or relating to merchants or trade a rich mercantile family
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