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Net sales

Gross sales less returns and allowances, freight out, and cash discounts allowed.

Net Sales

The amount a company receives from the sale of its products, after deducting discounts, returns of products by customers, and damaged, missing, or stolen products. Net sales provide the most accurate calculation of what a company has received or expects to receive in revenue from sales. Any financial statement indicating "sales" refers to net sales.

net sales

Gross sales for a period after cash discounts, returns, and freight expenses have been deducted. Compare gross sales.
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The company reported higher net sales of Revlon color cosmetics in the UK and certain distributor territories, fragrances in Italy and South Africa, and other beauty care products in South Africa.
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Total net sales for the fifty-three week fiscal year ended February 3, 2007 increased 5.
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The net sales of the Advanced Nonwovens business area in the fourth quarter fell the most, a decrease of 12.
For 2007, Conceptus expects net sales for the full year to be in the range of $66 million to $68 million and for the first quarter to be in a range of $13.
Internationally, in the Asia Pacific region, net sales increased 6.
Net sales for the six months ended June 30, 2009 were $110.
NYSE: CX), announced today that consolidated net sales increased 13% in the fourth quarter of 2006 to US$4.
In Europe, Middle East and Africa, net sales increased 9% to $200.
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