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Italian translation: difficile a vendere


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14:34 Jul 2, 2007
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Hardware / Selling ink & photo paper
English term or phrase: hard to shift
The retailer tells you that they have no plans to expand the space allocated to XXX consumables, as they've traditionally found the products hard to shift.

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a. Ask them whereabouts they are displayed in the shop and suggest that they might be moved to a more prominent position.

b. Ask them what type of ink cartridges they've been stocking and whether they are for older printer models?

c. Ask them what their best sellers are and point out that their pricing policy might be uncompetitive.

La risposta giusta è la b. con il seguente commento:

That's right.

The best approach here is to ask them what type of inks they've been stocking. If they are for older models that few of their customers use, it's no surprise they are finding them difficult to shift. Let them know you have newer cartridges available. These have a higher stock rotation and are therefore more profitable.

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Difficili da vendere

(riferimento: HOEPLI

B vt
1 V+D muovere, vendere
• the shop shifted 2,000 units in one week il negozio ha venduto 2.000 pezzi in una settimana
Andreina Baiano
Local time: 06:48
Italian translation:difficile a vendere
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Summary of answers provided
5difficile a venderexxxDCypher
4 -1difficile liberarsene/sbarazzarseneLorella Bernardo

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
difficile liberarsene/sbarazzarsene

Ho trovato anche quest'uso colloquiale riferito sempre alla vendita. Buon lavoro ^_^

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Lorella Bernardo
Local time: 06:48
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

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disagree  Sara Pisano: in questo caso non credo sia corretto, lo scopo di un venditore è quello di vendere la merce, non di sbarazzarsene...
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difficile a vendere


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