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02:48 May 15, 2005
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Retail / Retail theft
English term or phrase: shrink rate
Colegas: Sigo traduciendo un texto sobre hurto en tiendas. Acá aparece el término "shrink rate" en este contexto:

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Rodrigo Ramírez
Chile
Local time: 10:53
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3tasa de hurto interno
aivars
2 +3pérdidas no explicadas
Daniel Burns
5precios de descuentoxxxTadzio


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
precios de descuento


Explanation:
O, "tarifas depreciadas" si fuera otro el contexto.

xxxTadzio
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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49 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +3
pérdidas no explicadas


Explanation:
"Shrinkage" I believe refers to unexplained losses of inventory, i. e. probably theft.

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... Lo que la Revista dejó entrever es que el banco estaba en una situación de "pérdida no explicada" para el año 1997 ...
www3.larepublica.com.pe/1998/ABRIL/pdf7/opinion.htm - 63k - Cached - More from this site

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... for sale and the cost of ending inventory. Shrinkage of inventory from theft or damage buried in cost of goods sold ...
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Or \"pérdida desconicida\", according to this site on this subject.

MANUAL DEL CONSULTOR EN PÉRDIDA DESCONOCIDA. SEMINARIO PARA LA PREVENCIÓN Y CONTROL DEL HURTO Y OTRAS VÍAS DE ... Open this result in new window - Translate this page
HURTO EXTERNO, ERRORES ADMINISTRATIVOS, MERMAS NATURALES, PÉRDIDAS ACCIDENTALES, SISTEMAS DE SEGURIDAD ... media del 1,07% de pérdida desconocida resultan unas pérdidas globales por este concepto de ¡140.000 millones ... No me preocupa porque esa no es la causa de los problemas ...
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Daniel Burns
Local time: 08:53
Native speaker of: English

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Refugio: o por causas desconocidas
12 mins

agree  Michael Powers (PhD)
24 mins

neutral  aivars: bueno pero las causas son conocidas: robo interno
57 mins

agree  Margarita Palatnik
7 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
tasa de hurto interno


Explanation:
¿Qué utilizaste finalmente para "shrinker"?, estimo que "shrink rate" tiene que ser consistente con tu opción para shrinker ("empleado que hurta", no parece haber un término consolidado en español).
Aquí "shrink rate" grafica la tasa de hurto interno por parte de los empleados de las grandes tiendas, tasa que ha bajado con la puesta en práctica del sistema X.

aivars
Argentina
Local time: 10:53
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Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bigedsenior
1 hr

agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
1 hr

agree  JH Trads
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