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cross-sell Syllabification: cross-sell
Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌsel/

Definition of cross-sell in English:


[with object]
Sell (a different product or service) to an existing customer: their database is used to cross-sell financial services
More example sentences
  • Our ability to cross-sell products and services also will be enhanced.
  • Profitability is fine-tuned by branch and by customer, and these measures encourage employees to cross-sell products and to treat customers better than they might expect to be treated at a bank.
  • His company has a business model of aggressively cross-selling the products of its various divisions, which, say former and current employees and investigators, can lead to serious conflicts of interest.

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