the total value of goods sold or revenue from services rendered. Glossary of Business Terms

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   The amount of goods or services sold by a company in a given period. Also known as revenue or turnover.

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[U] WORKPLACE the business of selling products or services, or the department in a company that is responsible for selling them: »

sales staff/department/office

sales call/brochure »

These techniques can increase the effectiveness of your sales calls.

work/be in sales »

My father worked in sales for forty years.


She used to be an administrator in the production department, but now she is in sales.

Main Entry: sale
[plural] FINANCE, COMMERCE the number of products sold and the amount of money a company receives from selling its products and services: »

The South African fruit company has annual sales of $750 million.

sales rise/increase/go up »

Last year sales rose by 14% to €8.4 million.


sales fall/decline/go down

decline/fall/reduction in sales »

Management is worried about the decline in sales.


The department achieved its monthly sales target.

Main Entry: sale

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