Avon Calling: Door-To-Door Marketing | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Under the Influence

Avon Calling: Door-To-Door Marketing

This week, we explore the art of door-to-door sales. From encyclopaedias, to makeup, to vacuum cleaners, many corporations were built on the shoe leather of direct sales. It was a tough way to make a living. But the best salespeople never met a door they couldn't open. We’ll even look at the famous names in Hollywood that started out as door-to-door salespeople. The list may surprise you…

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.