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    #1

    marketing hardship

    Is this proper instead of "marketing difficulty/trouble"?

    We sincerely feel it a regret that you are facing a marketing hardship at the moment.

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    Re: marketing hardship

    It isn't natural.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: marketing hardship

    We regret to know that you are facing difficulty in marketing at the moment.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: marketing hardship

    "We regret to know" is not correct.

    We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing marketing problems at the moment.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: marketing hardship

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "We regret to know" is not correct.

    We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing marketing problems at the moment.
    Yes. Or just: We're sorry to hear that you're having marketing problems.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    #6

    Re: marketing hardship

    Is that tactful business-speak for 'I'm sorry your sales are down'?

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    Re: marketing hardship

    Good question. I took "marketing problems" to mean that they were having some problems with their marketing department (staffing issues, perhaps). I didn't assume there was a problem with their sales.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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