Definition of Mail-order buying

1. Noun. Buying goods to be shipped through the mail.

Exact synonyms: Catalog Buying
Generic synonyms: Buying, Purchasing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mail-order Buying

mail-order bride
mail-order brides
mail-order buying (current term)
mail boat
mail bomb
mail bombs
mail call
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail fraud
mail merge
mail order

Literary usage of Mail-order buying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Advertising (1911)
"The mail order buying public has been ... large users of space in media read by the great mail order buying public. ..."

2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1916)
"When we have explained some of the manifest disadvantages of mail-order buying we next attempt to show why it is better to ..."

3. Principles of Marketing: A Textbook for Colleges and Schools of Business by Paul Wesley Ivey (1921)
"... experiment with mail order buying and generally find what they have been craving—kind, courteous, sympathetic, and human treatment. ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"... of any kind is lacking entirely; yet the merchant of such a store is the one that will be most vindictive in denouncing mail-order buying and selling. ..."

5. Building Newspaper Advertising: Selling the By-product of the Newspaper by Jason Rogers (1919)
"... they have merely encouraged him in his hopeless effort to stop the tide of mail-order buying. Briefly, then, these five forms of co-operation, ..."

6. Community Development: Making the Small Town a Better Place to Live in and a by Frank Farrington (1915)
"They are realizing that if the home merchant had to go out of business, leaving them dependent on mail-order buying, they would fare badly. ..."

7. The Mexican Mind: A Study of National Psychology by Wallace Thompson (1922)
"mail-order buying grew extensively during the tune of Diaz. The American mail-order houses published their great catalogues in Spanish and scattered them ..."

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