Meaning of “sales returns” in the English Dictionary

"sales returns" in Business English

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sales returnsnoun [ plural ]


products that customers have bought and then returned to the company, store, etc. that they bought them from, and the value of these products:

The company said it was boosting its reserve for sales returns by $3.1 million in the quarter.

a comparison of a company's sales and its profits during a particular period:

better/improved sales returns Improved sales returns had material impacts on our results.

(Definition of “sales returns” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)