It’s a new year and a new look for Direct Selling News.
It’s been a dynamic year for the direct selling community.
In the U.S., November is a traditional time of giving thanks, and here at Direct Selling News, our team is most thankful for you, our loyal readers.
For this month’s edition, I had the privilege of traveling to New York City to interview the executive leadership team at New Avon.
Celebrating success is a hallmark of direct selling, and we have two opportunities for you to recognize the great work being done by your corporate teams.
Direct selling generated 183.7 billion in global retail sales in 2015, a new record for the channel, according to the newest estimates from the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations.
According to the most recent research released by the Direct Selling Association (DSA), the number of U.S. direct sellers is at an all-time high, with 20.2 million people participating in the channel 2015.
Welcome to our seventh-annual Global 100 edition. The lists, profiles and analysis in the following pages are the culmination of a lengthy research project that would not be possible without the cooperation of companies and individuals around the world.
We’re wrapping up a month of celebrations at Direct Selling News, first with the April 1 publication recognizing our inaugural class of Best Places to Work in Direct Selling honorees and then just a few days later the seventh annual Global 100 Celebration.
Direct selling prides itself in being the original people business.