• Door-to-door vacuum salesmen take pushy to a new level

    4 days ago - By Boston Herald

    MINNEAPOLIS - Andy Poirier vividly remembers the night a vacuum cleaner salesman appeared at the door of his Shakopee, Minn., home. He said the salesman, in his early 20s, spent nearly two hours demonstrating a $2,500 Kirby vacuum cleaner and ignored his requests to leave. Then, Poirier said, a supervisor showed up and told him the salesman needed one more sale to earn a reward trip.
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