Direct Seller Independence Act

The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) recently announced elected officers and directors to the association’s Board of Directors.   Officers and directors of the association are recognized leaders who have earned the respect of their colleagues and the public and are committed to lead and direct the affairs of the association. The board officers will each serve one-year…

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Global 100 Ranking

Direct Selling News tonight announced its Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world. Since 2004, DSN has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. In 2009, the magazine thought it fitting to further recognize the industry by compiling the…

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Amway announced sales of $8.8 billion for the year ending December 31, 2018, a 2 percent increase over 2017 sales numbers. The company said growth was broad-based across many of its top markets including China, the U.S., Thailand and India. “Amway’s growth in sales is a result of our sharp focus on the experience Amway…

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Arbitration Clause

With the start of a new year, direct selling companies might benefit from taking a new look at the arbitration clauses designed to protect them from class-action lawsuits. Why? Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal deemed Uber’s arbitration policy to take advantage of drivers. A panel of three judges ruled on Wednesday that Uber was…

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Anouchah Sanei

Amway announced that Anouchah Sanei has been named the company’s chief research and development officer. In her role, Sanei will be responsible for leading Amway’s global R&D organization, which includes nearly 1,000 Amway scientists, engineers and technicians throughout the more than 100 countries and territories where Amway operates. She will report to Gan Chee Eng, Amway’s…

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Milind Pant

Ada, Mich.-based Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, yesterday announced Milind Pant as its chief executive officer. Pant joins Amway from Yum! Brands where he was recently president of Pizza Hut International. He will report directly to and hold a seat on Amway’s Board of Directors effective January 2, 2019. This is a new…

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The global hair care market is expected to reach approximately $110.70 billion in 2024. According to a new report by Zion Market Research titled “Hair Care Market by Product and by Distribution Channel: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2017–2024,” the market was valued at around $89.08 billion in 2017 and is expected to…

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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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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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