The candy merchant is a character in Candy Box. He sells the player various items.
The player can annoy the candy merchant for a few benefits.
Touching the goods
Touching his hat
By repeatedly clicking on his hat, the player will eventually obtain one-hundred free candies.
If the player buys 10 lollipops, the candy merchant will say "Thanks for buyin'! Here's your ten lollipops. Various flavours."
If one lollipop is bought he will say, "Thanks for buyin'! Here's your [randomly selected] flavor lollipop."