September 2015

DSN MAGAZINE

Cover Story

Direct Selling’s Strength in the World’s Billion Dollar Markets

by Andrea Tortora

Direct selling continues to gain ground worldwide, with global retail sales and the total salesforce both reaching record highs in 2014. Read more...


As I write this, we just received outstanding news: Nine direct selling companies are ranked among the 2015 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Read more...


The typical growth strategy of a direct selling company is to establish roots in one’s home market, develop a brand, generate buzz, and then look to expand overseas. Read more...


FuXion Biotech is a small-to-mid-size company with origins in Peru that is poised to make a market push into the United States. Read more...


Five years ago, two moms had an idea: What if we could work with our daughters to create a business that changed the lives of women around the world? Read more...


Even the most savvy entrepreneurs have their limitations. Read more...


The U.S. DSA Code of Ethics, which first went into effect in 1970, is the backbone of the self-regulation that our industry imposes upon itself. Read more...


As I approach my first full year as Chief Executive Officer of LegalShield, I am awed by how quickly time has passed and how humbled I am to serve this great company and cause. Read more...


Smart companies that recognize the advantages of the direct selling channel in growing their businesses understand that building their brands around robust corporate social responsibility programs helps them establish legitimacy and trust with consumers, whose expectations continue to rise.  Read more...


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