The U.S. labor market is rapidly evolving. Despite 50-year lows in unemployment, wages have remained stagnant when adjusted for inflation over the past 50 years, and household debt (including student loan, medical, and credit card debt) has reached record levels ($13.5 trillion). Within this context, DSA commissioned a study by Ipsos, a global leader in…

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DSA’s 2019 Growth & Outlook Survey results were just released, and after two years of modest decline, direct selling returned to growth, achieving $35.4 billion in estimated retail sales. Riding on the tailwinds of strong macroeconomic conditions, the direct selling channel is well-positioned to achieve accelerated and sustained growth if it addresses the following: Revisiting…

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We want to hear from you! Why do you think direct selling’s U.S. numbers are down? Sound off by clicking the following links to share your thoughts: Question #1: In your opinion, what are the main reasons for the downturn in direct selling?goo.gl/xH9KaU Question #2: What do we as an industry need to improve to…

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