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Sales

The revenue that a company derives from the sale of its products. This is distinguished from sources of revenue like interest income, investments, and others. A company records its sales on a balance sheet. Obviously, high sales are usually thought desirable, particularly when expenses are high.

sales

The revenue from the sale of goods and services. Sales exclude other types of revenue such as dividends, interest, and rent.
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When police investigated the March 14 shooting, they confiscated five guns, all belonging to the salesmen, and they located 21 shell casings, all from the five confiscated guns.
Nearly 40 per cent of us have fallen victim to doorstep salesmen, according to the Office of Fair Trading.
Instead, it is the Connectors, Mavens and Salesmen who tip the epidemic.
'I have been appalled to learn that salesmen have been targeting refugees and asylum seekers, some of whom have little understanding of English and certainly no understanding about energy markets,' he told a conference on energy mis-selling.
The rising number of complaints about doorstep salesmen in the Vale has led the authorities to issue warnings and advice about how to deal with such people.
Salesmen today, the kind that call on industrial plants axe considerably above the average man on the street.
Admitting you're a car salesmen may attract a snigger, but pacing the showroom can sow the seeds for greater things.
It seems to us evident that "solicitation of orders" embraces request-related activity that is not even, strictly speaking, essential, or else it would not cover salesmen's driving on the State's roads, spending the night in the State's hotels, or displaying within the State samples of their product.
In this book the figure of the traveling salesman provides such a focus in a brilliant rendition of the movement from an economy in which merchants from the hinterlands went to the city for their goods through one in which salesmen drummed up business for urban wholesalers in city hinterlands to one in which salesmen were likely to be agents of specific national firms with potentially nationwide markets.
After becoming one of Kaiser's top salesmen, Baszile developed the desire to "find something I could sell for myself." After owning three successful retail operations, he started BMS in 1975.
Most folks would rather I mailed them a bag of rats than force them to entertain a couple of salesmen with windows.
One of our salesmen in Oregon sells a product to a customer in Portland, and we have to bill him, so we need to store the data.