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Economic ActivityPlay
Think of a merchant as part of the economy, involved in trade and making profit. SlideA local merchant offers handmade furniture at the town market.
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Historic ProfessionPlay
Historically, a merchant was a respected profession, often associated with wealth and status. SlideIn medieval times, the spice merchant was a well-known figure in the marketplace.
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Not a CraftsmanPlay
Unlike artisans, merchants typically do not make the goods; they trade what others produce. SlideAlthough not a jeweler, the merchant had an eye for valuable gemstones.