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01:59 Jul 7, 2008
English to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase:perm out
The blue arrows indicate flows measured by Recall, and the red arrows indicate a loss of business (either a customer perms out their stock or an E or B is lost
If all of "either a customer perms out their stock or an E or B is lost" is to be taken as examples of a loss of business and 'stock" indeed means shares, then I am still baffled by what perms out would mean - customers allow to/ permanently ...what?
could be short for "permits", "permission" or "permanent(ly) allows" etc. but there is no way to be sure. Would any of these meanings apply? And "stock" is to be understood as inventory, right? Does perm seem to be linked to...
I've seen the use of the term 'perm' in the life insurance business, as an abbr. for 'permanent', as in 'Term or Perm life insurance' , but I have never seen it used in this way, with reference to 'stock', or 'loss of business'. A typo?