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What is “货卖一张皮”? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2020-5-11 06:32:03 |Display all floors
Salesmen often say that '货卖一张皮” in Chinese. I wonder if there is a similar proverb in English?  How to express  the same meaning in your own words?

May I translate it as the following? :

a.  Goods on the sale shows its appearance!
b.  What catches the customers‘ eyeballs  is the outlook of the goods!
c.  Package accounts a lot for the dealing.
d.  You ought to dress up your products before being sold.
f.  The appearance of what on the sale is half the success for exchanging.
g.  Cargo goes with beautiful skin (looking)!
.........

(Ho, so many different keys to the same lock!  That is the amazing attraction of the powerful English. As Chinese we should improve our speaking style in order to compete with foreign friends in all fields.  )
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Post time 2020-5-11 09:56:17 |Display all floors
f.  Goods (is) sold out for its nice outlook!
e.  A pretty looking means a lot to the price of your product.
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Post time 2020-5-11 10:02:09 |Display all floors
Appearance beats substance in sales pitches.

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Post time 2020-5-11 10:49:09 |Display all floors
wchao37 Post time: 2020-5-11 10:02
Appearance beats substance in sales pitches.

The shining surface is a beautiful name card for the content!  

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Post time 2020-5-21 13:16:58 |Display all floors
The goods sell a piece of leather

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Post time 2020-5-25 15:27:50 |Display all floors
zhao jianguo Post time: 2020-5-21 13:16
The goods sell a piece of leather

No!  You're not serious on the public occasion! First, your sentence is not correct in grammar since goods are not humans those can't sell themselves! Second, are you sure each of the goods has ‘leather’?  Your saying makes no sense!
In fact you are playing jokes with reader friends including me!
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