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Poll: Readers view door-to-door scams as major problem

July 30, 2014Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—Door-to-door scams were given a big stage at ESX 2014, where ADT held a press conference devoted to rooting the problem out, with representatives from law enforcement, CSAA and ESA weighing in.Judging by the responses to the latest SSN News Poll, the issue has, without question, grabbed the industry's attention, and given rise to some vociferous opinions regarding both the source of the problem and how it should be fixed.“These door-to-door scams need to stop and should...

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Summer sales: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

November 18, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, facing competition from big national summer-model companies, tried an experiment this past summer doing what the big boys do. Tired of seeing out-of-state companies bring in their college-student summer sales staff to sell alarm systems in his backyard, Select Security owner Patrick Egan went to Utah, where most of the summer model companies are based. There, he recruited his own sales staff of college students to go door-knocking...

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