Business that agrees to accept credit cards and debit cards in exchange for goods or services. In Internet eCommerce, a merchant is any web site selling physical goods or digital content to consumers or businesses. When providing physical goods, a merchant, by law, can not charge a customer until the order has been physically shipped and must receive confirmation of shipment before a charge can be settled. With digital goods, where fulfillment is immediate, settlement may occur at time of purchase.
Any person who owns or is entitled to the goods or the Bill of Lading or any person acting as a representative of any of these. It could therefore refer to the holder of the Bill of Lading, the Consignee, etc.
mur-chant i) A wholesale trader, esp. with foreign countries, ii) esp. a retail trader or in comb. (wine merchant), colloq. usu. derog. a person showing a partiality for a specified activity or practice (speed merchant).
a person who deals in goods of the kind or otherwise by his occupation holds himself out as having, or who by attribution is deemed to have, knowledge or skill peculiar to the practices or goods involved in the transaction
a person who either deals in goods of the kind being offered or someone who "by his occupation holds himself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to the practices or goods involved in the transaction
Company or organization on the pay-side of an affiliate relationship. While merchants are typically ecommerce sites, which compensate affiliates for bringing in customers, other types of sites can also be thought of as "merchants" from an affiliate program viewpoint. For instance, a company that pays a bounty for each new subscriber to its free newsletter is an "affiliate merchant", even though they're not (directly) selling a product.
A website that sells a product or service, accepts payments, and fulfills orders. Merchants place ads and links to their products and services on other websites (affiliates) through a network and pay those affiliates a commission for the resulting leads or sales.
Offers goods for sale in exchange for payment. When learning about payment processing, it's easiest to envision a merchant as shipping hard goods, but an online merchant may also provide services, or transmit "soft goods" like downloadable computer software or pay-per-view online content.
A person who deals in goods of the kind involved in a transaction; or one who otherwise by his occupation, holds himself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to the practices for goods involved; or one to whom such knowledge or skill may be attributed because he employs an agent or broker or other intermediary who, by his occupation, holds himself out as having such knowledge or skill.
A metal merchant, as distinct from a producer's agent or broker, often acts as a principal, buying metal or concentrate from producers and others and selling it on to others. He will often hold metal on his own account while waiting for a buyer.
Sells goods and services to customers. In online payment terms the merchant accepts card payments from cardholders. Merchants must establish a facility with an acquiring bank and a payment gateway to process these payments.
A business that has a merchant account for accepting credit cards. Despite being called "the merchant" in the credit card industry, this term really refers to the business, not the owner (though they may be the same in the case of a sole proprietor.
Any business, however small, which takes a credit card is called an outlet or merchant. It may be one shop, a chain store, a garage, a dentist, a hairdresser, a cinema and so on. There are half a million outlets in the UK which accept payments for purchases by credit and debit card.
A musical merchant sells musical supplies and instruments. This individual should have strong business and people skills in addition to knowledge regarding music. These merchants can be independent business owners or can work for large music chain stores. In addition to selling musical supplies, these merchants can also specialize in instrument repair.
For cargo carried under the terms and conditions of the Carrier's Bill of Lading and of a tariff, it means any trader or persons (e.g. Shipper, Consignee) and including anyone acting on their behalf, owning or entitled to possession of the goods.
A retail business or any person or company entering into a contractual agreement with an acquirer to accept Visa or MasterCard. At Wire Card a merchant is understood as Internet retailer managing an online shop.
Any business that agrees to accept credit cards and debit cards in exchange for goods or services. In terms of Internet Commerce, a merchant is any Web site that is selling physical goods, services, or digital content to consumers or other businesses.
We use this term to refer to any retailer or service provider that accepts Visa payments. Along with the acquirer, the issuer and the cardholder, the merchant constitutes one of the parties in a four-party payment system.
The merchant is the company who offers a product or service to the online shopper, and pays the affiliate a commission if the sale is generated through a link placed on the affiliate's site. The merchant is also responsible for processing the order and shipping it, and for customer service.
Any business that, having met the qualification standards of MasterCard and/or Visa and having been approved by any acquiring member, accepts MasterCard and/or Visa cards as payment for goods and services.
A Main Inventory Table field marking the inventory of a shopkeeper, with mercantile stock designated by the inventory appraiser. While the deceased's household items have been entered into the Detail Inventory Table, shop contents have not.
( Also known as DXMerchant) (see above) is the user in the DX System that not only has capabilities of building a portfolio, but also processes InXchanges and OutXchanges. For their work, DX Gold rewards them with a bonus for processing InXchanges and OutXchanges, also known as InX's and Outx's.
Refers to projects where the private contractor builds a new facility without the government providing any revenue guarantee. In other words, the private contractor takes on the construction, operation, and market risk of the project.