sales slip


Definition of sales slip

: a receipt for a purchase

Examples of sales slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jake France, owner of men’s boutique Boys Fort, had already begun to see sales slip at his downtown store before March, but business plummeted after the start of the pandemic as foot traffic in downtown Portland disappeared. oregonlive, 24 Nov. 2020 Global vehicle sales slipped nearly 42% last month. Time, 28 May 2020 Precision Castparts watched its sales slip in the first quarter across all of its major markets, Berkshire said Saturday in its earnings report. Dallas News, 4 May 2020 Even with global smartphone sales slipping, Qualcomm has expanded from selling modems and processors in phones to other parts, including the antennas and power modulators. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 20 Nov. 2019 Banana Republic saw sales slip 3% from a year earlier by that measure, and even mighty Old Navy – the family-friendly chain that has been the company’s life raft –stumbled, notching a 1% comparable-sales drop. Washington Post, 2 June 2019 Sales were boosted by strong results in its home market in Germany, the U.S. and in Brazil, while sales slipped in the Asia-Pacific region. Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2020 For the year: Silverado sales slipped 2% to 575,600. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 6 Jan. 2020 For the year: Silverado sales slipped 2% to 575,600. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 6 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of sales slip

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sales slip was in 1926

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“Sales slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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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 : receipt


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