a person who sells goods in a store.
(US & Canadian) a shop assistant Sometimes shortened to clerk
/sayls’kri”tr/ Pejorative hackerism for a computer salesperson. Hackers tell the following joke: Q. What’s the difference between a used-car dealer and a computer salesman? A. The used-car dealer knows he’s lying. [Some versions add: …and probably knows how to drive.] This reflects the widespread hacker belief that salescritters are self-selected for stupidity (after all, if […]
noun 1. a finance company that purchases, at a discount, installment contracts from dealers or that finances retail sales.
- Sales force automation
business (Sales Automation, SFA, SFFA, Sales & Field Force Automation) Software to support sales reps. The software gives sales representitives access to contacts, appointments and e-mail. It is likely to be integrated with Customer Relationship Management systems and Opportunity Management Systems. (1999-08-20)
- Sales forecast
noun 1. a prediction of future sales of a product, either judgmental or based on previous sales patterns