What are sales?

  • (noun): Income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time.
    Synonyms: gross sales, gross revenue

Sales

A sale is the act of selling a product or service in return for money or other compensation. It is an act of completion of a commercial activity.

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Citroën SM - Demise
... Peugeot decided to stop building the SM, as sales were minimal in that year ... While the oil shock certainly affected sales, it is useful to note that many far more profligate cars were introduced at the same time the SM ceased production ... Once potential buyers began to realize this, sales dropped precipitously ...
Laptop - Sales
... For Microsoft Windows systems, the average selling price (ASP) showed a decline in 2008/2009, possibly due to low-cost netbooks, drawing US$689 at U.S ... retail in August 2008 ...
Vogue (Madonna Song) - Chart Performance
... It was also the best-selling single of 1990 with sales of more than two million, and has sold more than six million copies worldwide to date ... massive airplay and sales demand in response to the popular music video in April 1990 made way for "Vogue"'s number 39 debut in the week of April 14 ... Association of America (RIAA) for sales of two million copies of the physical single across United States ...
Union Camp Corporation - Company Creation - The Merger
... With Union Bag company having sales of $123,031,000 and owning over a million acres (4,000 km²) of timber, it was surprising that the Camps negotiated as equals with the ...
Pokémon Ruby And Sapphire - Reception - Sales
... and were the best-selling games of the 2002 holiday season sales totaled around 4.4 million within six weeks of release ... This was reflected in the games' sales compared to those of previous generations Red and Blue sold nearly 27 million units worldwide, and Gold and Silver sold a little over 14 million units ...

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