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I'm writing a software for a store and I need to put on a report how much money is received when a customer puts an item on layaway, as well as when a customer cancels the layaway and gets the money back.

I just don't know how to name that reversed process of the item being put back to sale. I need a short sentence to make the report understandable.

Example:

Layaways: $459.00
Items back to sale from layaway: $239.00 <-- sentence is too long

Thanks!

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  • What about "Canceled Items"?
    – VampDuc
    Sep 17, 2015 at 20:16
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    'Canceled items' could also be understood as 'canceled sales'. Maybe 'Canceled layaways' could work. How does it sound?
    – javorosas
    Sep 17, 2015 at 20:17

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"Restock" may work. It's short and punchy, and seems to indicate what you mean.

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  • @JavierRosas If this solved your problem, you can click the green tick on the left to indicate that you accept this answer. Sep 17, 2015 at 21:36
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    Restock is not completely precise. If the item was never delivered, but the layaway was canceled, this term fails to capture it.
    – wallyk
    Sep 17, 2015 at 22:37
  • +1, but to address Wally’s point that “restock[ing]” might imply that the item has actually left the building, perhaps “reshelved [from layaway]” would be clearer. (cc: @JavierRosas )
    – Papa Poule
    Sep 17, 2015 at 23:20
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How about

Layaways: $459.00  
Canceled layaways: $239.00

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