SWTOR cartel bazaar vendor reputation will merge in 5.9.2. Do you like this? MmoGah (a professional swtor credits selling website) lists the detailed official contents in the following parts:
Why Combine the Reputations?
Having all of the older Reputations wasn’t really serving a purpose anymore. Since the official is direct selling most CM items and with the implementation of the Ultimate Pack they hasn’t been bringing back embargoed packs. This means there is no availability for players to get these Reputations. This also creates an issue for Cartel Market Certificates since they aren’t consistent in how you acquire them, this makes it challenging to provide updated ways to spend them.