Sales and Marketing

BACK OUT bæk aʊt

25 Dec 2018

Phrasal Verb

  • leave the negotiation.
Example Sentence: They backed out of the deal at the last minute.
 

UNDERCUT ʌndərˈkʌt

23 Dec 2018

Verb

  • to charge less than a competitor.
Example Sentence: They have reduced their price to undercut their rivals.
 

HOSTILE TAKEOVER BID  

21 Dec 2018

Phrase

  • an aggressive attempt by a company to buy control of another company.
Example Sentence: Their French rival has launched a hostile takeover bid.
 

HARD-SELL hɑrd sɛl

20 Dec 2018

Noun

  • (of selling or advertising) aggressive and forceful .
Example Sentence: He tried to defend the hard-sell tactics used to entice customers.
 

COLLABORATE kəˈlæbəˌreɪt

19 Dec 2018

Verb

  • to work with somebody on a project or task.
Example Sentence: The two companies will collaborate to develop, produce and sell computers.
 

STICKING POINT stɪkɪn pɔɪnt

12 Dec 2018

Noun

  • a point in a negotiation where progress cannot be made.
Example Sentence: A key sticking point in the negotiations was the issue of salaries.
 

SALES FORECAST seylz fɔrˌkæst

07 Dec 2018

Noun

  • a prediction of how you expect sales to change in the future.
Example Sentence: The company lowered it sales forecast for the third quarter.
 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ɪntlˈɛktʃuəl prɒpərti

19 Nov 2018

Noun

  • something that somebody creates which has value, esp. music, art, text, etc.
Example Sentence: The designer claims that her intellectual property rights were infringed.
 

DIVISION dɪˈvɪʒən

13 Nov 2018

Noun

  • a part of an organisation.
Example Sentence: She heads the company's worldwide sales division.
 

DIVERSIFY dɪˈvɜrsəˌfaɪ

12 Nov 2018

Verb

  • to start providing more varied products or services.
Example Sentence: Farmers are being encouraged to diversify in order to survive.
 

BOOST bust

03 Nov 2018

Verb

  • to give extra energy or increase something, such as sales.
Example Sentence: They're hoping that the new ad campaign will boost sales.
 

SELL OUT sɛl aʊt

11 Oct 2018

Phrase

  • to sell all of a product.
Example Sentence: Every year our company is able to sell out most of our summer goods.
 

SELL LIKE HOTCAKES  

10 Oct 2018

Phrase

  • to sell very quickly.
Example Sentence: The children's toys were selling like hotcakes at the end of the year.
 

SELL (SOMETHING) AT A LOSS  

09 Oct 2018

Phrase

  • to sell something and lose money.
Example Sentence: We were forced to sell the computers at a loss.
 

RUN AN AD  

05 Oct 2018

Phrase

  • to place/put an advertisement in a publication.
Example Sentence: The government decided to run an ad to tell the public about the new gas tax.
 
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