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17:08 Mar 26, 2003
French to English translations [PRO] Marketing / sales manager job description
French term or phrase:budget retours
This appears in a table entitled "Autonomie et delegation" and it is under the subheading "Commentaires." This is from a job description for a national sales manager. The other subheadings are Nb. de Personnes, budget confie, C.A. confie, and this term is in the last columns as follows:
C.A. region +
Clauwolf Local time: 21:10 Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in pair: 75
11 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
Explanation: To keep it short.
I imagine this is the amount budgeted for returned (defective) goods, or (being cynical) the amount up to which the person was entitled to accept the return of goods. Above the budget, buyers would have to put up with the defects!
xxxBourth Local time: 02:10 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 18679
18 mins confidence:
Explanation: this is the sum put aside to cover any returns once the product lifecycle is up... in the record industry, for example, most chain stores have an agreed return policy of x% with labels
celandine Local time: 08:10 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 41