sales slip


Definition of sales slip 

: a receipt for a purchase

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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 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. Fortune, "Apple HomePod Disappoints With Slow Sales After Tardy Debut," 12 Apr. 2018 Sales of electric vehicles are growing rapidly, up 26 percent last year even as overall vehicle sales slipped 1.8 percent, and some see a looming tipping point where demand will accelerate even more. Colin Campbell,, "Maryland's utilities propose spending $104 million on statewide electric-vehicle charging network," 26 Mar. 2018 Boots of this type are no longer manufactured, and the museum intends never to part with these, whether the original owner produces the sales slip and notarized photographs of himself wearing the boots or not. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, "The British Museum of Your Stuff," 14 Mar. 2018 Retail sales slipped in January, but some economists say the figures could pick up, especially with many workers starting to take home larger paychecks following the U.S. tax overhaul. Akane Otani, WSJ, "The Unloved Retail Sector Is Quietly Attempting a Rebound," 2 Mar. 2018 Overall retail sales slipped by 0.1%, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday, versus the gain of 0.3% economists expected. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Don’t Worry About American Consumers," 14 Mar. 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sales slip

: 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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