Definition of same-store sales in English:

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same-store sales

Pronunciation: /ˌsāmstôr ˈsālz/

noun

Finance A figure used to determine what amount of sales growth is attributable to new store openings, based on sales made by stores that have been open more than one year.
Example sentences
  • Akyol boosted his estimates based on cafe openings and continued strong same-store sales.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, said same-store sales at its US stores rose about 4.3 percent this month, helped by a strong start to the holiday shopping season.
  • Deutsche Bank estimates that same-store sales at outlets five years old or more have declined for the past three years.

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