Definitions and explanations
(1)When used in ORS 646.010 (Designation and scope of ORS 646.010 to 646.180) to 646.180 (Illegal contracts), unless the context otherwise requires:
(a)“Commerce” means trade or commerce within this state, exclusive of food commerce.
(b)“Food commerce” means trade or commerce within this state in articles of food for human consumption and such other articles as usually are sold in food stores in connection with articles of food for human consumption. In the case of persons selling items other than items of food commerce, the term “food commerce” is restricted solely to such items of food commerce as are defined in this paragraph.
(c)“Person” means individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company, business trust or unincorporated organization.
(d)“Price” means the net price to the buyer after the deduction of all discounts, rebates, or other price concessions paid or allowed by the seller.
(e)“Replacement cost” means the cost per unit at the retail outlet at which the merchandise sold or offered for sale could have been bought by the seller at any time within 10 days prior to the date of sale or the date upon which it is offered for sale by the seller, if bought in the same quantities as the seller’s usual or customary purchase of such merchandise, after deducting all discounts, rebates or other price concessions.
(f)“Retailer in food commerce” means any person engaged in food commerce who sells directly to the consumer for use.
(g)“Wholesaler in food commerce” means any person engaged in food commerce other than a retailer or producer, manufacturer or processor.
(2)As used in ORS 646.010 (Designation and scope of ORS 646.010 to 646.180) to 646.180 (Illegal contracts), “vendor” includes any person who performs work upon, renovates, alters or improves any personal property belonging to another person.
Section 646.020 — Definitions and explanations,