Archive for October 2012

First SUCCESS Partners CEO Summit Held

C-level executives attended the first SUCCESS Partners (SUCCESS Magazine, Video Plus, and Direct Selling News) CEO Summit this past weekend at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, Calif. They gathered to interact, discuss topics relevant to the current state of the industry, and be inspired by one another.

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Direct Sellers Recognized as Top Technology

Ambit Energy, a national retail energy provider, and Primerica Inc., an independent financial services marketing company, have been recognized on the 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology.

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Nu Skin Grows 27% in Thailand

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.

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Avon Listed on Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands

With household brands like Coca-Cola, Apple, IBM, Google and more, it’s always nice to see the direct selling industry represented on such a prestigious list. Avon—a company honored as No. 1 on the DSN Global 100 for the last couple of years—was recognized as No. 71 on Interbrand’s Top 100 list of Best Global Brands 2012.

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Social is Still Powerful

Social is a new descriptor for the direct selling way of selling and servicing customers and a few direct selling companies are appearing to be on the cutting edge.

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