Books that are returned to publishers from booksellers because the titles didn't sell. Returns, a chronic problem in the industry, often run more than 25 percent for any given title originally purchased by the bookseller.
Unsold books returned for cash or credit to the publisher. The publisher's stated terms for doing this constitute its return policy. Whereas hardcover trade publishers require that unsold books be returned in "mint condition" for full credit, mass market publishers usually receive stripped returns, i.e., covers that have been removed from unsold copies.
refers to single copies that are distributed to retailers but not sold. Unsold copies are returned to the distributor and are generally destroyed once processed for credit. Return figures appear on your regular statement from the distributor.
In single-copy sales, magazines that are distributed but not sold. In most cases, unsold copies are returned to the wholesaler, who processes and records them, issues credit records, shreds the copies, and verifies, by affidavit, that the returns have been destroyed.
The ends of a curtain rod that turn back toward the wall or mounting location. Curtain rods with returns are used with post brackets when there is no room / desire for finials, or when the mounting conditions require it. (Shown is curtain rod with return and post bracket.)
The conditioned air is distributed throughout the home using a system of rigid and flexible duct, collectively referred to as ductwork. Ductwork is a circulatory system that uses supplies to feed air into a room and returns to complete the circuit back to the air handler. Adequate and properly placed returns will keep closed rooms from becoming pressurized which limit the entrance of supply air into the room.
an investment return is how much you get back from an investment compared with the amount you invested. You never know how much that will be. For example, the returns on a share in a company may be very high or may amount to not much at all. If you're lucky, the returns on investing time into a relationship are a happy relationship for years to come.
If there has been any clear benefit from the recent bear market in stocks, it seems to have been that many investors have moderated the demands that they place on their portfolios. Most investors are looking for reasonable, single-digit returns from broadly diversified portfolios of stocks and bonds. Naturally professionals and amateurs alike hope for much better, but the strategy of serious players can never be based on hope.
Returns, in economics and political economy, are the distributions or payments awarded to the various suppliers of the factors of production. In classical economics the factors of production are labour, land, and capital.
The level of returns you get is the amount you get back from a successful bet. This includes both your winnings and your stake. For example, a £10 bet at 2-1 will give you £20 winnings. With your £10 stake as well this means you have £30 returns.