What does sales mean?

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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?

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How to say sales in sign language?

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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. Josh Waites:

    Shanga's accused of stealing over 650,000 in both sales and withholding tax, (With) penalties and interest, it’s up to over $1 million owed.

  2. Allen Tischler:

    Obviously, management has been focused on the issues around the sales practices.

  3. Liberum Analyst Tom Gadsby:

    The main concern is what was a strength has become a weakness, they have very good global coverage but that does mean that two-thirds of their sales are in areas of the market that are going backwards.

  4. Chen Shihua:

    China's auto sales for February returned levels not seen since 2005.

  5. State Department:

    The ultimate responsibility, of course, rests on the Cabinet official. In this case, it'd be the secretary of state, but we do it in close coordination with DOD. … The only considerations that are factored into the foreign military sales program is the furtherance of foreign policy objectives of the United States of America and not the efforts by external groups to lobby, as you say, or to influence that decision.

Images & Illustrations of sales

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