directional selling


directional selling
   promoting the product of an associated company without disclosing the financial link
   Either the subsidiary of a supplier is trading under another name or a supposedly independent adviser is recommending a purchase in respect of which he will obtain an undisclosed commission or other benefit:
    While directional selling has long been suspected within the industry, this degree of openness is unheard of. (Sunday Telegraph, 16 August 1998 — Thompson Travel had introduced a commission structure encouraging its subsidiary travel agent firm Lunn Poly to recommend Thompson holidays rather than those of its competitors)

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