I've sat through the interminable sales pitches of literally thousands of piffling, pointless, short-lived vendors.
Trouble is, I'm always too polite to tell them where to stick their newfangled-solutioneering-turnkey-productised WowBox. (That's a router to you or I). But I recently heard of one distributor that's started grabbing vendors' bulls more squarely by the horns.
Manufacturer sales folk are apparently led to a brightly lit room and sat down in front of a camera. They're then told they have two minutes to explain why anyone in their right mind would want to distribute their product.
Unfortunately, this gave our Gordon a not-so-bright idea. I did try telling the daft lad it wouldn't work on customers.
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