Ancient Chinese herbalism transformed a scrawny Taiwanese youngster named Tei-Fu Chen into a more healthful young man, who eventually mixed his herbalist grandfather’s teachings with Western science and created Sunrider International.
Plexus Worldwide may be the biggest company in the direct sales industry that you’ve never heard of. But Plexus executives don’t expect that to be the case for long: In the last two years, the company’s revenues more than quadrupled.
Foundation 4Life service projects focus on equipping disadvantaged individuals around the world with the tools they need to move beyond bare survival.
Traditional supply chains, once only intended to be accessible internally, are coming out of the closet. Companies are being called on to offer complete visibility into their labor practices, energy consumption, waste and carbon emissions measurement, and water supply management.
For our 2014 DSN Global 100 list, the information is still being processed, and the ranking is almost complete. In a few short weeks we will announce this year’s list during our annual banquet on April 23. It’s been an amazing year with amazing results—true indicators of the role direct selling opportunities have played in the lives of people during 2013.
The DSN Global 100 is an annual ranking produced by Direct Selling News magazine. DSN’s reputation for positive reporting has made it a trusted journalistic resource for the direct selling industry.
by J.M. Emmert
If you were asked to think of all the people you know personally whose lives have been bettered because of direct selling, how many people would come to mind? The answer is probably hundreds, or even thousands. Expand that to consider all direct sellers around the world and the answer would be tens of millions.
by Amy M. Robinson
by Joseph N. Mariano