sales slip


Definition of sales slip

: a receipt for a purchase

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The Detroit car-component maker swung to a loss in the fourth quarter as sales slipped. Amrith Ramkumar, WSJ, "Stocks to Watch: Nvidia, CBS, Deere, PepsiCo, Newell, FedEx," 15 Feb. 2019 And apparel and accessory store sales slipped 1.7% after gaining 2.2%. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "A Reality Check for Retail," 14 Sep. 2018 Shares of home builders such as PulteGroup and Lennar also struggled for traction after data showed home sales slipping in the second quarter, even as the broader economy continued expanding. Ben St. Clair, WSJ, "U.S. Stocks Decline as Tech Stocks Sag," 27 July 2018 One of the weakest elements of the retail report was food services and drinking places, where sales slipped 1.8% from a month earlier. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Actual Storms, Not Economic Ones, Explain Retail Sales Dip," 15 Oct. 2018 But Samsung’s higher prices didn’t deliver, as flagship Galaxy S9 sales slipped and unimpressed consumers turned to less expensive devices from Android rivals. Tripp Mickle, WSJ, "Diverging Fortunes: High Prices Propel Apple, Sink Samsung," 1 Aug. 2018 Trading at the unit, headed by Marcus Schenck and Garth Ritchie, slumped 27 percent in the fourth quarter, while fees from advising on deals and arranging debt and equity sales slipped 3 percent., "Deutsche Bank Seeking Replacement for CEO, London Times Says," 26 Mar. 2018 Retail sales slipped in the first two months of the year as consumers pulled back after heavy spending during the winter holidays. Christopher Rugaber, Fox News, "US retail sales rebounded a solid 0.6 pct. in March," 16 Apr. 2018 Three weeks after the launch, weekly HomePod sales slipped to about 4 percent of the smart speaker category on average, the market research firm says. Mark Gurman, Houston Chronicle, "Apple HomePod disappoints with slow sales after tardy debut," 12 Apr. 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sales slip

US : a piece of paper on which a list of the things that you have bought is printed with the price for each item

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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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