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English translation: Customer turnover (rate)

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German term or phrase:Fluktuationsrate
English translation:Customer turnover (rate)
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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07:51 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Fluktuationsrate
A company is afraid that Internet sales will mean it loses contact with its customers and therefore 'die heutige Fluktuationsrate von 10% werde sich durch den Onlinevertrieb erhoehen'
Customer turnover (rate)
Explanation:

according to Harper Collins Dictionary

also a Google search showed:

Customer turnover = 222,000 hits

http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&safe=off&q=Custom...

Customer turnover rate = 107,000 hits

http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&safe=off&q=Custom...

I hope this will help you.
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gwolf
Local time: 00:29
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Summary of answers provided
na +3fluctuation rate
Poornima Iyengar
na +1churnmckinnc
na +1Customer turnover (rate)gwolf
na -1turnoverWilliam Meyer


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): +3
fluctuation rate


Explanation:
None needed

HTH
-Poornima

Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 10:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 162

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexander Onishko
9 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  Yves Georges
22 mins

agree  Roland Grefer
10 hrs
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33 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Customer turnover (rate)


Explanation:

according to Harper Collins Dictionary

also a Google search showed:

Customer turnover = 222,000 hits

http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&safe=off&q=Custom...

Customer turnover rate = 107,000 hits

http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&safe=off&q=Custom...

I hope this will help you.


    Harper Collins Dic.
    Google Search
gwolf
Local time: 00:29
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 250
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Thank you for your help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roland Grefer
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
churn


Explanation:
Initially, I wondered if this idea of customer turnover was intended. If this is the case, the term used is "churn". You often hear this in press/media reports discussing the mobile phone market. This is a statistic that such firms keep a very close eye on.

mckinnc
Local time: 06:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 335

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agree  Roland Grefer
8 hrs
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7 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
turnover


Explanation:
This term encompasses the concept of rate. This looks like one of those rare instances when you can substitute one English word for a German 'glut!

i.e, today's ten percent turnover...

William Meyer
PRO pts in pair: 15

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Roland Grefer: too generic without the qualifier "customer"
2 hrs
  -> Are we translating the context or the term? Think again!
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