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French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
French term or phrase: poids moyen d’achat
Pour information le poids moyen d’achat par rapport au CA est passé de 16% en 2001/2002 à 27% en 2008.

The document is talking about XXX company's customer purchasing strategy.

Could this sentence mean that the average customer purchase in relation to the revenue increased from 16% in 2001/2002 to 27% in 2008?

Thanks.
Mary Moritz
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4average weight order/purchasekostan
3average purchase weightCaroline Devitt


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average weight order/purchase


Explanation:
I think your are right. The average weight/order compared with the revenue has gone up, i.e. gross margins have com down.

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
average purchase weight


Explanation:
This seems the logical translation to me, but I don't know if there's a better term in English.

'Weight purchase' would be 'achat de poids', not 'poids d'achat'.

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