( Accounting : Financial statements , Income statement )
expense of sales
Distribution expenses are largely selling expenses, such as the first-year commission, advertising, and agency allowances.
Although automobile sales increased in the U.S., fiercely competitive U.S. market
conditions increased selling expenses, which adversely affected earnings.
Selling expenses are expenses that are related to sales activities, such as delivery costs and salespeople's
Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers