Re: [Czechlist] HELP: sales rep jargon
- Hi Coilin,
I'm mostly as confused as you are. But I'll try anyway.
> 2) Is the use of "vypadek" in the following sentences along theYES, sounds like out-of-stock situation
> lines of "vypadek v zasobovani", i.e. "supply shortfall"?
> XX Olomouc – temer cely tyden vypadek YYY Red a ZZZ Slims
> 3) I presume I can take the end of the following"sentence" toYES, I'd say it is quite common shorthand to omit the je/jsou/etc. verb
> mean: "…stojanky na vicenasobne vystaveni YYYY *jsou* OK":
when something is OK.
> 5) Is "natural" here simply unleaded petrol or is it a brand name?Natural is simply unleaded petrol.
> Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I don't drive unfortunately
> and do not know anything about this sort of thing…
> 6) Is the word "tyc" simply a synonym for "karton"? i.e. the wrappedDon't know. It does sound like a package but it could be of different
> package of 10 packets of cigarettes?
size (maybe one stack that fills up the holder that cigarettes are
usually stacked in near the cash registers)
> 9) As regards the word "pribal" could I interpret the followingYES, I'd say your interpretation is correct.
> Akce XXX k tyci BRANDU (21,51 eur) nebo 570,- Kc je pribal 0,5 l
> piva Budvar.
> as meaning something like
> There is an XXX campaign for carton(s) of BRAND (21.51 euro or 570
> CZK) whereby 0.5 l of Budvar beer is being thrown in as an extra.
> 10) Could I simply use "ads" for motivy here?YES
> Stale komunikujeme na prosvetlenych panelech 60 % cenoveho
> zvyhodneni a 55 % na stojanech MAX u pokladen. Prosime o odpoveï,kdy
> budou motivy vymeneny za aktualni.
> We are still communicating a 60% special price offer on illuminated
> (backlit?) panels and 55% on MAX stands by the cash registers. Could
> you please let us know when the ads will be exchanged for up-to-date
> 12) Is there something missing after the first 5?I'd say that they mean 5 boxes of one sort and 5 boxes of another sort.
> Fasovat 5 a 5 beden dutinek tydne neni mozne a vozit je na aute s
> kompletnim sortimentem cigaret a soucasne velke bedny 200g tabaku je
Another explanation might be that they receive the merchandise two times
a week and get 5 boxes each time.