cross-sell

verb
\ ˈkrȯs-ˈsel How to pronounce cross-sell (audio) \
cross-sold\ ˈkrȯs-​ˈsōld How to pronounce cross-sell (audio) \; cross-selling; cross-sells

Definition of cross-sell

transitive verb

: to sell or promote (a different or related product or service) to an existing customer In addition, banks, brokers, and insurance companies now cross-sell each other's traditional products.— Bill Stoneman … increasing its revenue from high-margin services by cross-selling financing and fleet management and equipment.— Claudia H. Deutsch

Other Words from cross-sell

cross-selling noun
A big no-no is cross-selling, e.g., trying to persuade a senior to get a reverse mortgage and use the funds to buy an annuity or other financial product. — Cybele Weisser

First Known Use of cross-sell

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Cross-sell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-sell. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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