October 2014

DSN MAGAZINE

Cover Story

Billion Dollar Markets

by Andrea Tortora

Direct selling is an industry proving its mettle as it prepares to take advantage of major growth opportunities fueled by technology, increased entrepreneurial support and the new emerging market consumer. Read more...


The Billion Dollar Markets are growing! One of our most popular cover stories of the year has now moved to the month of October due to the great work being done by the Research Committee of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. Read more...


After a season of sluggish sales, the sweet smell of success seems to be returning at Gold Canyon. The scented-candle seller and manufacturer has instituted sweeping changes that have boosted both morale and sales. Read more...


After a rocky start, Zurvita chose the road less traveled—and built a salesforce determined to make the world a healthier place. Read more...


Working Smart

MONEYBALL: Buying the Behaviors That Bring Success

by Mark Rawlins (with research and contributions from Mitch Stowell and Kenny Rawlins)

For more than 30 years my company and I have provided commissions processing software for the direct selling industry. Through all those years—working with hundreds of companies—I have struggled to find a simple way to describe our basic theory of commissions. Read more...


On Sept. 2, Greenwich, Connecticut-based Blyth Inc. announced that the company had reached an agreement to sell the majority of its ViSalus subsidiary to the founders and certain other preferred stockholders of ViSalus. Read more...


Student entrepreneurs at the community college level come with a variety of pathways in mind to reach their entrepreneurial dreams. Some are focused on innovation and plan to create a new product or service. Read more...


Top Desk

Focus, Focus, Focus

by Cindy and Scott Monroe

As our business has grown over the past several years, there has been one challenge that always seems to rear its head: focus. Read more...


DSA News

Industry Voices

by DSN Staff

DSN speaks with John Parker, Chief Sales Officer of Amway Read more...


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