: of, relating to, or used in selling

Examples of sales in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Natalie Thomas, sales leader of Ebby’s Cedar Creek Lake office and co-sales leader of its Forney office, will add the same role in the new Jacksonville office. Dallas News, 1 Mar. 2022 Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at the box office (1111 N. Phillips Ave.) and fiservforum.com, with pre-sales beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Journal Sentinel, 10 Apr. 2023 Wayne McCulloch is Chief Customer Officer at WalkMe, leading all post-sales functions, including customer success, service and support. Wayne McCulloch, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2023 Therefore, a chatbot becomes a reliable tool to engage this audience in the pre-sales processes to maximize conversions. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Live Nation and Ticketmaster pre-sales start on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. local time, and also concludes on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 10 p.m. ET. Starr Bowenbank, Billboard, 31 Jan. 2023 Robin Golub is the sales manager at Woodstove Fireplace & Patio Shop in Sudbury. James Sullivan, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Jan. 2023 Pre-sales negotiations with other European networks are ongoing. Patrick Frater, Variety, 10 Jan. 2023 Out of concern about access to period products, some lawmakers want to eliminate sales taxes on such items. Dallas News, 28 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sales was in 1840

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“Sales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sales. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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