The DSN Global 100 list provides a glimpse at the direct selling companies that are the driving force behind the growth and expansion of the channel of distribution worldwide.
When Herbalife announced March 12 that it was facing an FTC inquiry, the company said it welcomed the news given the tremendous amount of misinformation in the marketplace.
The goal of the annual Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER) is “to stimulate discussion of topics relevant to the encouragement of entrepreneurs and the advantages of self-employment.” The entire 2013 report is available to the public at AmwayEntrepreneurshipReport.com. With permission from Amway, DSN is reprinting sections of the report in this column.
The long and winding road of women’s progress in society and the business world has had an amazing number of twists, turns and mountains to climb.
It’s been almost a year since Bill Ackman announced his short position on Herbalife (HLF—NYSE). With much media fanfare, he gave a 300+ slide presentation explaining the validity of his thesis.
The current of misconception and mistrust in the general public around the terms “network marketing,” “MLM” and “direct selling” may run too deep for the industry to reshape its image by using the same terminology going forward.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, more than 100 independent direct selling consultants and industry executives from across the country came together on Capitol Hill for the Direct Selling Association’s (DSA) first-ever Direct Selling Summit.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning.”
It has been slightly over two years since I retired after 40 years with the Direct Selling Association (DSA), first as a staff attorney and lobbyist and eventually as President and CEO.
Ross Creber, direct selling warrior and servant leader for over 30 years, recently announced his plans to retire as the President and Secretary of the Direct Sellers Association of Canada.