What does sales mean?

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sales

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gross sales, gross revenue, salesnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. salesnoun

    The activities involved in selling goods or services.

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

  2. salesnoun

    Revenues

    Sales were up 12% over last year.

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  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. salesnoun

    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  

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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

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  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. Akira Kondo:

    At this point, the outlook for future sales is unclear.

  2. Chief Financial Officer Nicolas Peter:

    We have started well into January and grew sales in China.

  3. Mothers Day approaches:

    Were getting a lot more sales and its also scary. I mean, are we going to have the product available? You know, are we going to have the staff available, can we pull this off? Coleman asked. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Coleman tells Fox News that he has about 500 flower deliveries each day leading up to Mothers Day on Sunday. Hes currently hiring more staff to help with demand. Were doing this the best way we can, we really take it seriously keeping our customers, their recipientsand our staff safe.

  4. Hiroaki Mino:

    It will take some time for the market to be worry-free, overall consensus is that investors are relieved that the government decided to delay the sales tax hike. But since there are some risks ahead, they will likely take positions very carefully.

  5. Park Sung-soon:

    Samsung will see solid third quarter results as DRAM prices spike further and display sales rise on new smartphone launches including from Apple. The unknown variable is smartphone sales, samsung is expected to lower the price of its foldables, making them more accessible to consumers.

Images & Illustrations of sales

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