Business Word/Phrase of the Day

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SYNERGY sɪnərdʒi

15 Dec 2018


  • the increased result by combining two or more things.
Example Sentence: Working together we create a synergy that we couldn't do alone.

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14 Dec 2018



  • un improvviso aumento della quantità di qualcosa.
Esempio di frase: C'è stato un recente aumento di interesse nel prodotto.

SUBORDINATE səˈbɔrdnˌeɪt

13 Dec 2018


  • somebody who is in a lower position than somebody else in an organisation.
Example Sentence: He was accused of abusing his subordinates.

STICKING POINT stɪkɪn pɔɪnt

12 Dec 2018


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

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11 Dec 2018



  • la proporzione di un business che ha investito una persona dentro
Esempio di frase: Ha conseguito una quota del 20% nella società.

STAGNATE stægneɪ

10 Dec 2018


  • to not grow or develop.
Example Sentence: Property sales in villages near the factory have stagnated.

SLOWDOWN sloʊˌdaʊn

09 Dec 2018


  • when something becomes less active and less is produced.
Example Sentence: They forecast a slowdown in UK economic growth.

SHORE UP ʃɔr ʌp

08 Dec 2018

Phrasal Verb

  • to make a system or organisation stronger and less likely to fail.
Example Sentence: The president has promised to shore up the economy.

SALES FORECAST seylz fɔrˌkæst

07 Dec 2018


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

SALES FORCE seɪlz fɔrs

06 Dec 2018


  • all the people who sell for a company.
Example Sentence: The company is hoping to expand its sales force.

REVAMP riˈvæmp

05 Dec 2018


  • to change something in order to make it better and more modern.
Example Sentence: The company plans to revamp all its outlets over the coming year.

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04 Dec 2018

riteɪl aʊtlɛt


  • un luogo dove vengono venduti prodotti al pubblico.
Esempio di frase: Hanno punti vendita in tutta l'America, Europa e Asia.

RESTRUCTURE riˈstrʌktʃər

03 Dec 2018


  • to make changes to the organisation of a company.
Example Sentence: The new owner plans to restructure the failing car maker.

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02 Dec 2018



  • un periodo di declino economico e consumi ridotti.
Esempio di frase: Dopo il boom degli anni 1980 l'economia del Regno Unito entrò in recessione.

RECEIVABLES rɪˈsivəbəls

01 Dec 2018


  • money that a business expects to receive.
Example Sentence: The company generates roughly $400 million in receivables annually.