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comparable-store salesnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also same-store sales, abbreviation comps)
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE a measurement of how successful a company is that involves examining the value of sales in a store or stores in a particular period, compared to the value for the same period in a previous year: Costco Wholesale Corp. said October comparable-store sales climbed as a weaker dollar boosted international revenue.
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