Definitions for "merchandising"
The activities associated with selling products, such as identification of the market{7}, advertising at the right time in the right media{7}, and creating attractive packaging and displays; also, the study of the best methods to accomplish such goals.
A term used primarily in reference to those marketing activities that are conducted at the point of sale. In book publishing and selling, this embraces such aids as display racks, tables, bins, and posters; activities such as replacing stocks, straightening titles, etc.; and the overall management of inventory in supermarkets and other non-bookstore outlets to ensure display of the fastest selling titles. See also DUMP BIN COUNTER DISPLAY MARKETING POINT-OF-PURCHASE DISPLAY RACK JOBBER
To advertise, promote, and organize the sales of a particular product. Generally involves both in-store and outside store activities that promote a product, including pricing, assortment, product placement, signage, displays, etc.
Is the delivery aspect of the futures market. It is secondary to the risk management role of the futures and options market. Merchandising occurs when a hedger delivers commodities or financials. Sometimes, this technique is used for the hedger to maintain anonymity.
The practice whereby the images of popular media characters are attached to consumer goods to increase sales.
the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
The way in which goods are presented to customers.
Consists of the activities involved in acquiring particular goods and/or services and making them available at the places, times, and prices and in the quantity to enable a retailer to reach its goals.
Merchandising professionals serve as specialists for a specific department (such as Meat or Produce) to improve overall sales and profit results. In some companies, various merchandising positions may report to marketing or retail operations.
The combination of cooler placement, stock rotation, and placement of point-of-purchase materials.
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