Definition of profit margin in English:

profit margin

Line breaks: profit mar¦gin

noun

  • The amount by which revenue from sales exceeds costs in a business: we have a gross profit margin of 80 per cent current levels of interest can erode profit margins
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    • Go to the income statement again to find the gross profit margin, which is revenue less cost of revenue.
    • That's because falling unit costs increase the profit margin on each good or service sold.
    • Sales of gifts and entertainment services generally have a higher profit margin than sales of airline tickets.

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