sales


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sale

 (sāl)
n.
1.
a. The exchange of goods or services for an amount of money or its equivalent; the act of selling: The sale of such a nice house should be easy.
b. A selling of property to the highest bidder; an auction.
2. An offer or arrangement in which goods are sold at a discount: The store has a sale on winter coats.
3. sales
a. The business or activity of selling goods or services: She works in sales.
b. The number of items sold or the amount of money received for a number of items sold: Sales are better than expected.
Idioms:
for sale
Available to customers: a store where pets are for sale.
on sale
1. Available to customers: That vegetable should be on sale at your local grocery.
2. Available to customers at a special discount: Bathing suits are on sale.

[Middle English, from Old English sala, from Old Norse.]

sales

(seɪlz)
pl n
1. (Commerce)
a. the number of goods, products, or services that a company sells within a certain time period
b. (as modifier)
2. (Commerce) (as modifier)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sales - income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of timesales - income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Translations

sales

:
sales check
nKassenbeleg m
sales clerk
n (US) → Verkäufer(in) m(f)
sales conference
nVertreterkonferenz f
sales department
sales director
nVerkaufsdirektor(in) m(f)
sales drive
nVerkaufskampagne f
sales executive
nVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f)
sales figures
plVerkaufs- or Absatzziffern pl
sales force
nVerkäufer pl; (= sales reps)Vertreter pl
salesgirl, saleslady
nVerkäuferin f
salesman
nVerkäufer m; (= representative)Vertreter m
sales manager
nVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f)

sales

:
salespeople
salesperson
nVerkäufer(in) m(f)
sales pitch
nVerkaufstechnik or -masche (inf) f; to make one’s salesseine Ware anpreisen; (fig inf)seine Ideen verkaufen or anpreisen
sales promotion
nVerkaufsförderung f
sales rep
n (inf), sales representative
nVertreter(in) m(f)
sales resistance
nKaufunlust f; to meet (with) salesauf Absatzschwierigkeiten stoßen
sales revenue
salesroom
sales slip
nKassenzettel m, → Bon m; (received prior to payment) → Kaufbeleg m
sales talk
nVerkaufsgespräch nt; his sales won me overdie Art, wie er die Ware angepriesen hat, hat mich überzeugt; that’s just saleser/sie macht nur Reklame
sales target
nVerkaufsziel nt
sales tax
n (US) → Verkaufssteuer f
sales volume
nUmsatz m
saleswoman
nVerkäuferin f; (= representative)Vertreterin f
References in classic literature ?
And I have had a table at a fancy fair, and made better sales than anybody.
The lawyer read over the deed, and when he had read it he informed Szedvilas that it was all perfectly regular, that the deed was a blank deed such as was often used in these sales.
But the sales were enormous, ten times as large as Tabitha Twitchit's.
But after Bell had explained his invention in public lectures before more than twenty thousand people, after it had been on exhibition for months at the Philadelphia Centennial, after several hundred articles on it had appeared in newspapers and scientific magazines, and after actual sales of telephones had been made in various parts of the country, there began to appear such a succession of claimants and infringers that the forgetful public came to believe that the telephone, like most inventions, was the product of many minds.
In spite of the humble remark of his penitent, confessing the inward labor of her mind in finding anything to say, the old priest, rigid on the point of discipline, read her a passage from Saint-Francois de Sales on the duties of women in society, which dwelt on the decent gayety of pious Christian women, who were bound to reserve their sternness for themselves, and to be amiable and pleasing in their homes, and see that their neighbors enjoyed themselves.
Madame Aubain looked over her accounts and soon discovered his numerous embezzlements; sales of wood which had been concealed from her, false receipts, etc.
The produce of the lands, and all the profits arising from sales, are entirely at the disposal of the priests; whatever is not required for the support of the missions, goes to augment a fund which is under their control.
Mahbub had business at Quetta, and there Kim, as Mahbub admitted, earned his keep, and perhaps a little over, by spending four curious days as scullion in the house of a fat Commissariat sergeant, from whose office-box, in an auspicious moment, he removed a little vellum ledger which he copied out - it seemed to deal entirely with cattle and camel sales - by moonlight, lying behind an outhouse, all through one hot night.
Run up to Topeka and see Baker--he's the sales manager of the Holstein Breeders' Association.
Every now and then, though, he would appear dressed like a decidedly fashionable gentleman; but that was only when he went up to the London sales or shops to make an addition to the Carstairs Collection.
She told him of the stony-heartedness of music-publishers, of the difficulty of getting songs printed unless you paid for them, of their wretched sales.
Anyone could have guessed that the shopkeepers paid him a percentage on the sales, but in our blessed innocence we didn't until this feature of his conduct grew unbearably prominent.