Selling, general, and administrative

Selling, general, and administrative (SG&A) expenses

Expenses such as salespersons' salaries and commissions, advertising and promotion, travel and entertainment, office payroll and expenses, and executives' salaries.
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The Hackett Group's work with clients fully leveraging global labor markets for their selling, general, and administrative (SGA) activities reflect average, fully loaded labor rate savings of more than 70 percent.
Selling, general, and administrative expenses for the period March 2, 1999 (inception) to September 30, 1999 were $1,926,692, or approximately 36% of net sales.
Gross margins for the second quarter increased to 29 percent from 15 percent during the comparable 1997 period, while selling, general, and administrative expenses declined by $224,138, or 21 percent, to $864,755 from $1,088,893 a year ago.