PriceGrabber is an online comparison-shopping site. It contains free and unbiased ratings of products, services, merchandise, and sellers. Users can search by kind of product or service. There are also links to rebates and merchant coupons. Merchants without a website can sell their products through PriceGrabber's services.
This is the website for Shell, a global group of oil and petrochemical companies in 130 countries. The company was started in 1833 by a London merchant who began to market oriental shells. His descendants moved into the oil importing business in the 1880s. The website provides a history of the company, description of its products, locations, mission, environmental philosophy, and more.
Visa, headquartered in San Francisco, began in 1958 as BankAmericard; it changed its name to Visa in 1976. Over 13,000 financial institutions are members of Visa, which has over 520 million card holders in the U.S. Visa-branded cards are accepted at nearly 7 million merchant locations, and $17 of ever $100 is charged on Visa. Users to the website can find out about the types of cards and services.
The following articles provide recent merchant-related news.
South Korea's Sinokor Merchant Marine, a shipping company, has hired a trader to open a desk trading physical liquefied natural gas (LNG), two industry sources said on Monday.
Reuters. Monday, 13 May 2019 12:16:57 -0400.
DUBAI (AFP) - The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday (May 12) four merchant vessels had been targeted by "acts of sabotage" in Gulf waters off its coast, amid rising tensions between neighbouring Iran and the US.
Straits Times. Monday, 13 May 2019 00:05:53 +0800.
U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. ...
Yahoo. Friday, 10 May 2019 11:05:37 -0400.
Amazon.com Inc. said it was hit by an 'extensive' fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year.
Newsmax. Wednesday, 08 May 2019 15:18:14 EDT.
Three teenage migrants were charged in Malta on Saturday with seizing control of a merchant ship and using force and intimidation against the crew, which is considered a terrorist crime under Maltese law.
CBC News. Saturday, 30 Mar 2019 08:18:00 EDT.
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