merchant merchant  /ˈmɜr tʃənt/


  • (n) a businessperson engaged in retail trade


  1. When the rich merchants of Siberia pleaded with her to make Alaska a Russian colony, the Empress slapped them down.
  2. Then the children can make purchases at affiliated merchants without giving out personal information.
  3. Commander Oscar Cosulich, mighty builder of the Italian merchant marine; in the Gulf of Porto Rosa at Trieste, while trying to save his six-year-old son from drowning.


  1. Merchant Warehouse Partners With e-Nabler Corp To Accept Payments Anywhere, From Mobile Devices

    Merchant Warehouse, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, recently announced a partnership with e-Nabler’s eMobilePOS to bring its Genius Customer Engagement Platform to mobile POS systems and devices.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Solutions

  2. National Merchant Services Announces the Start of Its National Agent Program

    National Merchant Services, a full service processing company, is expanding its network of Sales Professionals nationwide to assist merchants in the transition to EMV Technology. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Paramount Merchant Funding Secures $13 Million in Growth Capital to Celebrate Small Business Week

    Paramount Merchant Funding, a financial services firm providing innovative working capital solutions to small businesses, announced today the Company has secured $13 million in growth capital to further help small businesses in need of financing to sustain or grow their enterprise.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. Mr. Stein's column says: "For a while, we assumed all Indians were geniuses. Then, in the 1980s, the doctors and engineers brought over their merchant cousins, and we were no longer so sure about the genius thing. In the 1990s, the not-as-brilliant...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Joel Stein Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "We were very pleased across the board _ from the core eBay business to merchant services at PayPal, which was a standout performer," eBay President and Chief Executive Meg Whitman told The Associated Press.
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Meg Whitman Source: FOX News

  3. "For 25 years there's been this mythical guy out there who, hour after hour, shouts obscenities and threats," Hoffman told Navy Times. "He could be tied up pier-side somewhere, or he could be on the bridge of a merchant ship."
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Rick Hoffman Source: FOXNews

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