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Business, Political Leaders Praise Amway Co-founder Rich DeVos

Rich DeVos

Tributes continue to pour in for Rich DeVos, the Amway co-founder and direct selling legend who died last Thursday at the age of 92. The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) issued a statement on his passing of DeVos, who was a DSA Hall of Fame Member, DSEF Circle of Honor Recipient and former DSA and DSEF Board…

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Rich DeVos, Amway Co-Founder, Dies at 92

Richard DeVos

Amway co-founder Richard DeVos has passed way at the age of 92. The billionaire philanthropist died at his home in Ada, Michigan, near Amway’s headquarters. According to DeVos family spokesman Nick Wasmiller, the cause of death was due to complications from an infection. DeVos and his friend Jay Van Andel got into the network marketing business…

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Your Brand Reputation: Why It Matters More Than Ever

How many of us DVR our favorite television shows because we don’t want to be bothered with ads? Or click the “x” on those pop-up screens telling us about limited-time offers? What about the ads displayed on billboards, on the sides of buses, in the subway, the grocery store and sporting events? When advertising pervades…

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Dietary Supplement Report: Market Expected to Grow at CAGR of 6.9%

According to the recently released “Global Dietary Supplements Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)” report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global dietary supplements market was valued at $96 billion in 2017, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9 percent during the forecast period. The dietary supplements market is primarily driven by the paradigm shift toward…

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Australia DSA Announces 2018 Industry Awards Winners

Sydney Harbour, Australia.

Photo: Sydney Harbour, Australia. Direct Selling Australia, the country’s leading representative body for retail direct selling, recently announced the winners of the 2018 DSA Industry Awards during its 51st Annual Conference – Experience It. The awards, which were presented by Australian television personality and model Nicky Buckley, recognized the achievements of member companies transforming the lives of those…

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Global Good: Why Direct Selling Succeeds Beyond Our Borders

In this issue: List of Top 100 Companies DSN Welcomes Executives and Guests to its Global 100 Evening of Celebration Global Good: Why Direct Selling Succeeds Beyond Our Borders 5 Best Practices for Making It Work in the Global Market Frequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking Bravo Legacy Award: D. Gary Young: A…

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The Power Of Positive Psychology

The Power Of Positive Psychology

“I’ll be happy when I…” You’ve probably had this thought; most of us have. Common conditions for happiness include everything from earning that promotion, getting a raise, or changing jobs to meeting one’s future spouse, having a family, buying that car you’ve wanted, or moving into a bigger house or to a new city. Many…

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DSN Announces the 2018 Global 100!

Since 2004 Direct Selling News has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. So it seemed only fitting for DSN to further recognize the industry by compiling a comprehensive list, starting in 2010, of the top direct selling companies in the world.

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YouCam Partners with Amway for an Innovative AR Shopping Experience

Photo: Amway Artistry at New York Fashion Week Perfect Corp., a San Jose, California-based developer of the YouCam Makeup app, has initiated a global partnership with direct selling giant Amway for the launch of a mobile application to enhance the consumer shopping experience for their beauty brand Artistry. Through the use of YouCam Makeup’s award-winning augmented reality…

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Amway Recognized for Best Engagement Strategy at Innovation Management Awards

Amway, the No. 1 direct seller in the world, was recognized as a leading innovator at the 2017 Innovation Management Awards, hosted by IdeaScale, a crowdsourcing and innovation software provider. Ada, Michigan-based Amway was the winner in the category of Best Engagement Strategy. This competition category recognizes the IdeaScale community that detailed the most creative…

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