Cold-calling

Cold-calling

Calling potential new customers in the hope of selling stocks, bonds or other financial products and receiving commissions.
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THERE'S a stretch of the south coast that's home to a rash of cold-calling operations.
My primary function was cold-calling business owners of privately held companies.
But that hasn't deterred the major charities from sending their representatives cold-calling in the late evening.
Every day, older people in communities across Wales are conned into having unnecessary work done on their homes for staggering amounts of money up front by cold-calling rogue traders.
Its chief executive, Gillian Guy, said the poll was proof that cold-calling is pointless.
ASIC has warned consumers about the activities of a cold-calling investment scam using the name Global Capital Wealth .
It will ditch cold-calling - turning up unannounced to flog products - from November 30.
THE TRADING watchdog warned six debt management companies and four cold-calling firms today to stop using unsolicited and misleading calls to advertise their services.
COLD-calling is being banned from parts of Merseyside.
Cold-calling could be banned from areas of Stockton to protect vulnerable and elderly residents.
This is a wonderful opportunity for our communities to start voicing their dislike of cold-calling sales practices.
Realizing Northern Ontario's economic pie is only so big, he started offering his services to small southern Ontario businesses by cold-calling them.