Archive for July 2011

July 2011

Tupperware Brands Corp., USANA Health Sciences Inc., Avon Products Inc. , Belcorp USA, Enagic USA, ViSalus Sciences, Univera Inc.

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Letter from John Fleming, July 2011

The Direct Selling Association annual meeting always re-energizes our spirits and elevates our appreciation for the direct selling business model. This year’s annual meeting, held June 5–7, attracted industry executives to a program built around general sessions, workshops and idea labs that covered 28 topics. Jason Dorsey, author of Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business, reminded everyone that getting the Gen Y message right is critical to the success of all direct selling companies. John Addision, Co-CEO of Primerica, brought the audience back to the importance of leadership in building companies. Ray Chambers, world-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and humanitarian, delivered an uplifting message on the power of philanthropy in solving some of the world’s most challenging problems and the importance of direct selling as a channel of distribution. He said, “The direct selling business model can level the playing field and close the gap between the haves and have-nots.”

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