SHOW me the merchandise.
Slaves are merchandise that stand on human legs and have goatees (usually).
business (as in, "How's business?" "Business is slow!")
shopping district. Not quite a mall, but a street with a tin roof, and all the shops are decorated similarly.Like all the stores on that street formed a kind of merchants' association and tried to give their street some atmosphere.
a business, a line of work: (the camera business, the pimp game, the clock business, etc.)