Definitions

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  • n. Sales activity carried out by means of computer networks.

Etymologies

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e- +‎ sales

Examples

  • Also, be aware that e-sales account for a very small fraction of overall sales.

    Bunches of Books Yanked from Amazon

  • The website was also redone to boost e-sales of Packer gear to fans beyond Green Bay.

    America Gets Back to Business—Football

  • Officials at Rowling's American publisher, Scholastic Inc., and Kinney's publisher, Abrams Books, both say e-sales for children's titles are 5 percent or less of the total market, with at least some of those purchases by adults who like "The Hunger Games" and other works popular with kids.

    Fall Books: `Wimpy Kid,' `Heroes Of Olympus' Among Tops

  • The Hachette Book Group announced Wednesday that e-sales for the prolific author of such blockbuster series as "Maximum Ride" have topped 3 million, with 2 million coming just in the last 11 months.

    James Patterson Makes Startling Amount In eBook Sales

  • If anyone can bump up e-sales, it's Amazon, but still, even with Kindle if my e-sales approach 1% of my total sales, I'll be surprised.

    The Kindle (part one of two million)

  • Thanks for sharing this, Allison: If anyone can bump up e-sales, it's Amazon, but still, even with Kindle if my e-sales approach 1% of my total sales, I'll be surprised.

    The Kindle (part one of two million)

  • But it's well over double last year's total, and many people expect a threefold increase in Christmas e-sales.

    Xmas.Com

  • The first big players in e-sales have been Internet-savvy outsiders instead of the Macy's and the Bloomingdale's, which wasted time fretting whether an online venture would cannibalize their sales.

    Xmas.Com

  • Jeremiah's Pick Coffee Co., an eight-employee shop in San Francisco, started selling online last March; in all of October its e-sales totaled five bags of coffee.

    Xmas.Com

  • AP NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal has an agreement with Nielsen BookScan to publish best-seller lists that include both physical books and e-sales.

    Breaking News: CBS News

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