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Organizations relating to Merchants

Worldwide Vending Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2006
StreetNet International / Durban, South Africa
European Federation of Retail Perfumers / Düsseldorf, Germany / Est. 1960
Sporting Goods Industry Data Harmonization Organization / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1997
Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Association / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1989
European Direct Selling Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1968
European Association of National Builders' Merchants Associations / Zellik, Belgium / Est. 1959
European Tobacco Wholesalers Association / Cologne, Germany / Est. 1973
World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations / Goyang, Korea Rep / Est. 1981
European Union of Electrical Wholesalers / Paris, France / Est. 1955
International Council of Grocery Manufacturers Associations / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1982
European Union of Wholesale in Eggs, Egg-Products, Poultry and Game / Veenendaal, Netherlands / Est. 1959
European Federation of Furniture Retailers / Anderlecht, Belgium / Est. 1959
Fédération européenne des grossistes en appareils sanitaires et de chauffage / Zaventem, Belgium / Est. 1958
ERA Global - Electronic Retailing Association / Starnberg, Germany
Middle East Council of Shopping Centres / Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Est. 1994
European Association of Sugar Traders / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1959
Our World is Not for Sale
Global Traders Conference
MSPA / Orlando FL, USA / Est. 1998
Living Knowledge - The International Science Shop Network / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2000
Tobacco House
Retail Industry Leaders Association / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1966
EHI Retail Institute / Cologne, Germany / Est. 1989
Golden Palm International / Colombo, Sri Lanka / Est. 1985
Not For Sale / Emeryville CA, USA / Est. 2007
Nordic Retail and Wholesale Association
Convention Sales Professionals International / Buck Hill Falls PA, USA / Est. 1991
European Community Wholesalers and International Traders Association / Est. 1993
International Cooperative Wholesale Society / Est. 1924
International Federation of Merchant-Tailors / Est. 1910
Scandinavian Textile Retailers Union / Est. 1950
Union européenne des groupements des grossistes spécialistes en papeterie
International Shopfitting Organisation / Est. 1959
European Federation of Dairy Retailers / Est. 1959
International Federation of Retail Jewellers, Watchmakers and Goldsmiths / Est. 1913
Council of the Wholesale Merchants Federations in the Northern Countries / Est. 1924
Nordic Council of Perfumery Retailers / Est. 1960
International Union of Department Stores / Est. 1953
European Retail Alliance
Nordiske Kjøpmannskomité
Union internationale des fédérations de détaillants en produits laitiers / Est. 1953
European Telemarketing Federation / Est. 1988
European Committee of Importers' and Wholesale Grocers' Associations
European Federation of Toy Retailers / Est. 1961
International Union of Cooperative Wholesale Societies / Est. 1919
International Federation of Importers and Wholesale Grocers Associations / Est. 1927
Toy Traders of Europe / Nürburg, Germany
Nordisk Papirhandlerråd
European Institute of Retailing and Services Studies / Eindhoven, Netherlands / Est. 1992

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World Problems relating to Merchants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Fraudulent commodities
Excessive availability of contraceptives
International trade in endangered species
Inadequate working conditions
Trafficking in children
Trafficking in women
Covert marketing
Inappropriate agricultural subsidies for chemicalized farming
Proliferation of telemarketing
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Proliferation of weapons in civilian hands
Proliferation of commercialism
Maldistribution of urban shopping facilities
Exclusive sales and representation agreements in transfer of technology
Sales promotion dominates market research
Impersonality of mass market shopping facilities

Action Strategies relating to Merchants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restoring consumer confidence
Banning tobacco sales to children
Commercializing agricultural products
Marketing locally produced goods
Maintaining futuric developments in exchange markets
Privatizing the public sector
Making saleable cloth
Monetizing food aid
Monitoring chemical industry
Manufacturing local craft products
Monitoring farming production
Managing wholesale markets for agricultural produce
Monitoring timber production
Increasing accountability for sale of surface-to-air missiles
Processing agricultural products
Restricting sale of prescription drugs via the internet
Helping merchant seafarers
Granting indulgences
Discovering global wholesale outlets
Establishing global wholesale contacts
Establishing retail sales outlets
Exploring regional sales potential
Developing national merchant fleets
Expanding lucrative stock sales
Beginning diverse retail stores

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