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sales

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gross sales, gross revenue, sales(noun)

    income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time

Wiktionary

  1. sales(Noun)

    The activities involved in selling goods or services.

    He's likable and motivated: perfect for a career in sales.

  2. sales(Noun)

    Revenues

    Sales were up 12% over last year.

Freebase

  1. Sales

    A sale is the act of selling a product or service in return for money or other compensation. Signalling completion of the prospective stage, it is the beginning of an engagement between customer and vendor or the extension of that engagement. The seller or salesperson – the provider of the goods or services – completes a sale in response to an acquisition or to an appropriation or to a request. There follows the passing of title in the item, and the application and due settlement of a price, the obligation for which arises due to the seller's requirement to pass ownership. Ideally, a seller agrees upon a price at which he willingly parts with ownership of or any claim upon the item. The purchaser, though a party to the sale, does not execute the sale, only the seller does that. To be precise the sale completes prior to the payment and gives rise to the obligation of payment. If the seller completes the first two above stages of the sale prior to settlement of the price, the sale remains valid and gives rise to an obligation to pay.

Editors Contribution

  1. sales

    Plural noun of sale.

    Total internet sales for the company had increased 5% each month so the sales director and his team were each awarded an equal bonus for this achievement.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #969

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1127

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Nouns Frequency: #427

Anagrams for sales »

  1. seals, SEALs

  2. lases

  3. Seals

How to pronounce sales?

  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sales in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sales in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sales in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Supanc:

    They're being introduced to Amazon customers, and Amazon customers are getting to know that store. That additional footfall into their stores translates into additional sales for those partners.

  2. Reginald V. Johnson:

    “The trick in life (and sales) is to learn from everybody, even those with less credentials than you. It could mean the difference between being number two ... and being number One!”

  3. Shigeki Terashi:

    Falling EV battery capacity is not a major issue in China now because sales there have only recently begun, but in time this problem will likely become more evident.

  4. Alan Gayle:

    The GDP data kind of encapsulates what's been on the market's mind, which has been the slowdown in sales and pressure on earnings in the first quarter, we're going through a soft period.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    It's not a huge surprise that they saw big inflows since the fund has a great track record, a seasoned team and it is one of the high priority funds at BlackRock in terms of sales and distribution, the question is why are people pulling money out of unconstrained bond funds as a category at a time when you would think they would want them.

Images & Illustrations of sales

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