Sales vs. Turnover

Sales vs. Turnover — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Sales and Turnover

Salesnoun

The exchange of goods or services for an amount of money or its equivalent; the act of selling

The sale of such a nice house should be easy.

Turnovernoun

The act or fact of turning over

preventing the turnover of vehicles in accidents.

Salesnoun

A selling of property to the highest bidder; an auction.

Turnovernoun

An abrupt change or transfer, as of power or ownership.

Salesnoun

An offer or arrangement in which goods are sold at a discount

The store has a sale on winter coats.

Turnovernoun

A small pastry made by covering one half of a piece of dough with a filling, folding the other half over on top, and sealing the edges.

Salesnoun

The business or activity of selling goods or services

She works in sales.

Turnovernoun

The number of times a particular stock of goods is sold and restocked during a given period of time.

Salesnoun

The number of items sold or the amount of money received for a number of items sold

Sales are better than expected.

Turnovernoun

The amount of business transacted during a given period of time.

Salesnoun

The activities involved in selling goods or services.

He's likable and motivated: perfect for a career in sales.We have a sales training program beginning this Monday.

Turnovernoun

The number of shares of stock sold on the market during a given period of time.

Salesnoun

The amount or value of goods and services sold.

Sales were up 12% over last year.

Turnovernoun

The number of things that are replaced by others of the same kind, or the rate at which this happens

the turnover of red blood cells.a rapid turnover of hospital patients.

Salesnoun

income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time

Turnovernoun

The number of workers that have left a workplace or industry and been replaced in a given period of time, or the rate at which this happens.

Turnovernoun

The ratio of this number to the number of employed workers in a workplace.

Turnovernoun

(Sports) A loss of possession of the ball or puck to the opposing team, as by a misplay or an infraction of the rules.

Turnoveradjective

Capable of being turned or folded down or over

a turnover collar.

Turnovernoun

The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a given period.

The company had an annual turnover of $500,000.

Turnovernoun

The frequency with which stock is replaced after being used or sold, workers are replaced after leaving, a property changes hands, etc.

High staff-turnover can lead to low morale amongst employeesThose apartments have a high turnover because they are so close to the railroad tracks.

Turnovernoun

A semicircular pastry made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, enclosing the filling (usually fruit).

They only served me one apple turnover for breakfast.

Turnovernoun

(sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.

The Nimrods committed another dismaying turnover en route to another humiliating loss.

Turnovernoun

A measure of leg speed: the frequency with which one takes strides when running, typically given in strides per minute.

Turnovernoun

The act or result of overturning something; an upset.

a bad turnover in a carriage

Turnovernoun

(dated) An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.

Turnoveradjective

Capable of being turned over; designed to be turned over.

a turnover collar

Turnovernoun

the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers

Turnovernoun

made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling

Turnovernoun

the volume measured in dollars;

the store's dollar volume continues to rise

Turnovernoun

the act of upsetting something;

he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed