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Telesale / telemarketing

Selling or marketing good sand services by phone

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Cold Calling

Phoning people who have not requested a call in order to try to sell them something

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Hard sell

Attempt to sell something by being very forceful or persuasive

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Part with their money

Spend money

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TV shopping channel

a TV channel devoted to selling products

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Merchandise

Products that are bought or sold

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Hasn't looked back

Has moved forward successfully

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Shop around

To compare the price and quality of the same or a similar object in different shops before you decide which one to buy

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Stock

Supply

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Trade up/down

To buy something, usually a house or car, that is of higher or lower value than the one you already have

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Loss leader

An article that is sold cheaply in order to attract the public and make them buy other, more expensive things

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Niche market

A small area of trade within the economy, often involving specialized products

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Come/go under the hammer

To be sold at an all auction

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Auction

Public sale where objects are bought by the people who offer the most money

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Lucrative

Producing a lot of money

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Red tape

Bureaucracy

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Administration

Organization an d arrangement of operations

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Proposition

Formal offer

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Takeover

Agreement in which one company takes control of another one

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Merger

Two companies join together to become one company

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Hammer out a deal

Talk in detail until a business agreement is made

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Compromise

Come to an agreement in which both sides reduce their demands a little

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Swallowed up

Taken over by a larger company

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Capital assets

Buildings and machines owned by a company

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Invest in

Put money into

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Start-up

New company

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Holiday property letting agency

A business organizing the rental of holiday houses and flats