Sales and Marketing

FRANCHISEE fræntʃaɪˈzi

11 Apr 2020

Noun

  • a company or a person to whom franchise rights (of a product, service etc) are granted.
Example Sentence: The franchisor always provides the franchisee with a franchise operation manual to make sure that everything is explained properly.
 

BARGAINING CHIP bɑrgənɪŋ tʃɪp

10 Apr 2020

Noun

  • something that can be traded in a negotiation to gain advantage for yourself.
Example Sentence: The minister has a bargaining chip – she will only agree to the bailout if the opposition supports her competitiveness pack.
 

INVOICE ɪnvɔɪs

03 Apr 2020

Noun

  • a detailed bill for items or service.
Example Sentence: The invoice was received by the customer within two weeks.
 

VENDOR vɛndər

01 Apr 2020

Noun

  • someone who sells something.
Example Sentence: The street vendor offered a range of products made by local people.
 

SUPPLY AND DEMAND  

13 Feb 2020

Phrase

  • Is the idea that the price of goods and services depends on how much of something is being sold and how many people want to buy it.
Example Sentence: If we are going to remain competitive, we have no choice but to lower our prices. There are simply too many hotels in the city. It’s supply and demand!
 

STANDING ORDER /stan′diŋ ôr′dər/

13 Jan 2020

phrase

  • Purchase order covering repeated deliveries of goods or services in specified quantities, at specified prices, and according to a specified schedule.
Example Sentences:We have a standing order for 100 reams of A4 paper each month.
Since we’re ordering regularly from this supplier, I suggest we set up a standing order with them.
 

TRADE FAIR /treɪd fɛər/

10 Jan 2020

Noun

  • A trade fair is a large gathering at which companies show and sell their products.
Example Sentence: Singapore is currently holding an international trade fair for the IT industry.
 

ACCEPT ækˈsɛpt

10 Nov 2019

verb

  • Accept means to consider something or someone as satisfactory. It can also mean to agree to take something.
Example Sentences: My boss accepted my excuse for coming late to work.
Do you accept credit cards?
 

REMAINDER rɪˈmeɪndər

07 Nov 2019

noun

  • The remainder is the part of something that is left after the other parts have gone, been used, or been taken away
Example Sentences: I ate most of it and gave the remainder to the dog.
It rained the first day but the remainder of the trip was lovely.
 

REMINDER rɪˈmaɪndər

06 Nov 2019

noun

  • A reminder is a written or spoken message which reminds someone to do something.
Example Sentences: If he forgot to pay his rent, his landlady would send him a reminder.
Mum sent me off with a final reminder to be back before 11pm.
 

ENSURE ɛnˈʃʊər

05 Nov 2019

verb

  • To ensure is make something certain to happen.
Example Sentences: The airline is taking steps to ensure safety on its aircraft.
The role of the police is to ensure (that) the law is obeyed.
 

ASSURE əˈʃʊər

04 Nov 2019

verb

  • If you assure someone, you tell them confidently that something is true, especially so that they do not worry.
Example Sentences: The unions assured the new owners of the workers' loyalty to the company.
She assured him (that) the car would be ready the next day.
 

LICENCE līˈsəns

01 Nov 2019

noun

  • A licence is an official document which gives you permission to own, do or use something, usually after you have paid money and/or taken a test. (UK ENGLISH: License)
Example Sentences: Do you need a licence to operate a fork-lift truck?
The police officer checked his driving licence.
 

LICENSE  

31 Oct 2019

verb

  • License is used as a verb meaning to give someone official permission to do or have something.
Example Sentences: Several companies have been licensed to sell these products.
If the product is not licensed to you, you cannot use it.
 

PAYMENT TERMS /pā′mənt tʉrmz/

29 Sep 2019

phrase

  • Conditions under which a seller will make a sale. Typically, these terms specify the period allowed to a buyer to pay off the amount due, and may demand cash in advance, cash on delivery, deferred payment period of 30 days or more, etc.
Example Sentences:According to our payment terms, invoices must be settled within 14 days.
We couldn’t accept their payment terms so we chose another supplier.
 
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