box-driven mentality

French translation: mentalité "faire du volume"

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English term or phrase:box-driven mentality
French translation:mentalité "faire du volume"
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09:13 Aug 10, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: box-driven mentality
we have begun to change our box driven mentality and are focusing on gross margin improvement
Magali
v. ci-dessous
Explanation:
l'explication de vbaby est la bonne, je me permets cependant de vous proposer une autre version de la traduction

"nous commençons à penser valeur ajoutée et non plus volume et nous faisons porter nos efforts sur l'amélioration des marges brutes"

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nav. ci-dessous
Yves Georges
namentalité axée sur le volume (ou, sur la quantité)
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mentalité axée sur le volume (ou, sur la quantité)


Explanation:
Companies focused on "moving boxes" are companies who try to make money selling large volumes of usually low-margin goods. This is a widely used expression in the IT sector, especially for PC makers.
In French, we would speak of "une mentalité axée sur le volume (sous-entendu: des ventes)", ou "sur la quantité".
Compaq has recently announced such a shift towards services and consulting at the expense of box moving.


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57 mins
v. ci-dessous


Explanation:
l'explication de vbaby est la bonne, je me permets cependant de vous proposer une autre version de la traduction

"nous commençons à penser valeur ajoutée et non plus volume et nous faisons porter nos efforts sur l'amélioration des marges brutes"

HTH

Yves Georges
France
Local time: 02:56
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1459
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