sales slip


Definition of sales slip

: a receipt for a purchase

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Nationally, registrations are down 2.3 percent, with car sales slipping 10.4 percent. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "California new vehicle sales down 5.6% this year," 15 Aug. 2019 The group said that light truck sales slipped by 1.1%, while sales of new cars plunged by 10.8% during the first six months of 2019. Rex Crum, The Mercury News, "In California, sales of new cars drop more than 5%," 15 Aug. 2019 This year the Hamptons experienced its slowest market conditions since the financial crisis, with sales slipping at the high end and inventory rising, according to a report from Douglas Elliman. Anna Bahney, CNN, "Luxury homes in the Hamptons are selling at some pretty steep discounts," 5 Aug. 2019 Excluding autos, sales slipped 0.1%; economists were looking for a 0.7% gain. ... Justin Lahart, WSJ, "American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped," 15 May 2019 Analysis of Bank of America credit-card data by economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch suggests that, excluding automobile purchases, retail sales slipped 0.3% in January from December. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Economic Growth Just Got Malled," 14 Feb. 2019 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

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First Known Use of sales slip

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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