Almost as extraordinary as Amway’s record $11.3 billion total revenue for 2012 is the fact that 90 percent of that business originated outside North America.
In a very positive move for the company and shareholders of one of the world’s largest direct sellers, Oriflame announced this week that it will repurchase up to 5.7 million of the company’s shares.
Oct. 19, 2012 marked a milestone for the Direct Sellers Association of Canada (DSA of Canada) as it held its’ inaugural “Celebrating Excellence in Direct Selling” Gala.
Many companies sell products in the health and wellness area, and direct selling companies have led this category for many years.
The Economic Times (India) reported that Amway, India’s largest direct selling firm, has announced its intention of reaching a billion dollars in the Indian market by 2020.
PM International AG kicked off the beginning of its 20th anniversary year 2013 by celebrating its recent World Management Congress.
According to the Bangkok Post, sales of Nu Skin Enterprises (Thailand) Co Ltd, the direct sales skincare company, grew by 27 percent year-on-year in the first eight months to 2 billion baht. The growth rate, almost four times the industry's, was driven by the new AgeLoc anti-aging product line.
Oriflame, one of the largest beauty companies in the world, recently announced a partnership with Hollywood superstar Demi Moore for a line of branded cosmetics and accessories.
Two of the world’s largest and most well-respected Direct Sales beauty product companies are investing in expansion in India.
The Direct Selling industry is growing in Poland. Recent reports showed an increase of 1.3 percent year over year in 2011 to €585.4m.