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Encyclopedia > Russell Oliver

Russell Oliver is a jewellery salesman in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is notorious for his enthusiastic, over-the-top advertisements on local television stations and movie theatres requesting that you sell him your old jewellery, making him into a cult figure in the area. Many of his commercials have shown him dressed in tights as the character Cash Man. He has also began to offer loans dressed as "The Loan Arranger". Amber jewelry in the form of pendants. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ...

His shop is on Eglinton Avenue West. Eglinton Avenue is an east-west throughfare in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...

Cygnals e-zine calls him a "shlock marketing genius" [1].

He is reported to spend $700,000 per year on advertising that generates $4,000,000 in sales.

Bold texthe is a dick head== Controversy == There has been some controversy over Oliver's ethics. He has been the subject of investigation regarding the veracity of his appraisals. Some customers claim that he has told them that their jewellery is not made of real gold and offers them a lower price for it, yet the pieces are being resold at values insinuating that they are made of real gold. Also, his "quick cash" approach to buying jewellery has led to accusations that he has knowingly purchased and resold stolen jewellery.

Also, Russell Oliver's Cash Man character has been accused of being an infringement on DC Comics' Superman character.

Bold text===Movie career=== He has also played a role in the Canadian horror movie Stuff.And won an oscar in the hit film Gone with The wind...he played a jewellery sales man role.

External links

  • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1864714/
  • http://www.profitguide.com/shared/print.jsp?content=108
  • http://www.cbc.ca/consumers/market/files/scams/moissanite/



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