Abschriften

English translation: Write-Off

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German term or phrase:Abschriften
English translation:Write-Off
Entered by: Kathryn McFarland

03:08 Jul 6, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Retail
German term or phrase: Abschriften
Fläche in qm: 30 Abschriften 12% 14.400 €
Umsatz je qm: 4.000 € Planwareneinsatz: 134.400 €
Planumsatz: 120.000 €
Wareneinkauf: 180% 48.000 €
Flashbudget: 10,0% 4.800 €
NoS Grundbestückung: 10,0% 4.800 €
Kollektion: 80,0% 38.400 €
Monat % Kollektion


This is information about a clothing chain. I think Abschriften here must be items that cannot be sold...maybe???
Kathryn McFarland
Write-Off
Explanation:
If something is damaged or broken you reduce the price form for example EURO 5 to EURO 2 and sell it at the new price. The difference of EURO 3 is a write-off.
I think this is what it means in this context.
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ELisabeth Luhrs
Australia
Local time: 13:24
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Thanks!
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Write-Off


Explanation:
If something is damaged or broken you reduce the price form for example EURO 5 to EURO 2 and sell it at the new price. The difference of EURO 3 is a write-off.
I think this is what it means in this context.

ELisabeth Luhrs
Australia
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks!

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agree  Astrid Elke Witte: Sounds feasible, and, anyway, it is a literal translation.
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