merchandising

noun

Definition of merchandising

  1. :  sales promotion as a comprehensive function including market research, development of new products, coordination of manufacture and marketing, and effective advertising and selling

Examples of merchandising in a sentence

  1. She is the company's director of merchandising.

  2. The film made a lot of money thanks to strong merchandising.

  3. Most of the movie's earnings came from merchandising and not ticket sales.

1917

First Known Use of merchandising

1917

Variants of merchandising

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merchandizing

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MERCHANDISING Defined for English Language Learners

merchandising

noun

Definition of merchandising for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of trying to sell goods or services by advertising them or displaying them attractively

  • : the activity of selling products that are related to something (such as a television show, movie, or sports team) in order to make more money

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