Lockdown is a feeding frenzy for door-to-door salespeople

added 26.06.2020 20:01

by Alex Lee from wired.co.uk
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Door-to-door sales, however, have been waning for years, helped along by the six largest utility companies – British Gas, Scottish and Southern Energy, Scottish Power, nPower, EDF Energy and E.ON – taking the decision to stop selling on people’s doorsteps in the early 2010s.

While Money Expert has been operating since 2003, and began door-to-door operations in 2015, it is one of the very few companies still in the declining business of door-to-door operations, along with smaller energy firms like Octopus Energy.

The company says it provided team members with additional training in line with government guidance before door-to-door operations resumed fully on June 15.

’” The agents knocking at her door were from a company called Money Expert, a service that claims to help people save money on their energy and broadband.

The company says that since it launched its door-to-door service in 2015, it has helped more than 550,000 people and has saved them over £45 million.