Virginia Foxx

United States Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) visited the 60 employees at the Princess House Distribution Center located in Rural Hall, NC. The Direct Selling Association, national trade organization for the direct selling industry, works with members like Princess House—and executive leaders such as Connie Tang, Princess House CEO and DSA Vice Chairman—to identify opportunities to meet their elected…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More

Photo: Connie Tang, president and CEO of Princess House Princess House, the Taunton, Mass.-based direct seller of exclusive cookware, food storage and home and entertainment products to support a healthy lifestyle, is celebrating 55 years of direct selling success with a brand transformation that introduces online product availability for the first time. The 24/7 sales channel…

Read More

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.

Read More
Chloe + Isabel

Chloe + Isabel, a New York City-based social selling company, recently completed a restructuring, opening its doors to more entrepreneurs and fashion jewelry lovers and increasing access to the Chloe + Isabel experience. The company has a new ownership group, which has a number of investments in the direct selling channel, supporting companies like Princess House.…

Read More

The real success stories in direct selling are as much about personal growth and self-improvement as they are about business. Take the story of Mary Kay Ash as a perfect example. Born in 1918 in Hot Wells, Texas, Ash went from housewife to door-to-door saleswoman to cosmetics mogul all in the span of about 25…

Read More

Special section of the February, 2018 Cover Story Several trends, shaped by consumers’ evolving preferences about how they like to receive information, will continue to impact the way direct selling companies share personal development resources both to their employees and independent salesforce members in 2018: Microlearning: The term “microlearning” refers to learning in short bursts,…

Read More

Click here to order the January 2018 issue in which this article appeared. PRINCESS HOUSE Founded: 1963Headquarters: Taunton, MassachusettsTop Executive: CEO Connie Tang2016 Revenue: $195 millionGlobal 100 Ranking: No. 72Products: Appliances, Home Decor, Kitchenware For more than five decades, Princess House’s finely crafted crystalware earned such customer accolades as “timeless” and “beautiful.” Some even called the decorative but functional pieces “jewelry for the…

Read More

Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct SellingBringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling Advocating for the Direct Selling Community Navigating the Millennial-Driven WorldSticking to a Winning Business ModelLeading with Passion and CommitmentLaunching New Products and SegmentsRecruiting and Retaining the FieldDirect Selling Icons This issue…

Read More