Stream has completed the previously announced sale of its retail energy business to NRG Retail LLC. The closing of the transaction between Stream, a leading direct selling company and marketer of energy and wireless services, and NRG Retail, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), follows the receipt of all required regulatory approvals. Kynect will be the…

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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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NRG

Stream Energy announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its retail energy business to NRG Retail LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG). At closing, the Dallas, Texas-based Stream’s remaining business will emerge as a new brand to market energy and wireless services through its independent sales organization and will be the exclusive…

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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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Chelsey Berend

March is Women’s History Month, a celebration of the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It’s also a time to highlight the accomplishments of women in various fields, and Stream is doing that with its recent announcement that Chelsey Berend has been named vice president of Field Experience for the Dallas-based…

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Kynect

Dallas-based Stream continues to expand its footprint and stay at the forefront as a leader in the direct selling industry. StreamFounded: 2005Headquarters: Dallas, TXTop Executive: Mark “Bouncer” Schiro, CEOAnnual Revenue: $958 MillionProducts: Energy (electric and gas), wireless, protective and home services Dallas-based Stream was founded in 2005 by Rob Snyder and Pierre Koshakji as a direct selling…

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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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Stream (formerly Stream Energy), a provider of energy and connected life services, will be expanding into Ohio. The announcement was made by Stream Chief CEO Larry Mondry during the company’s recent national conference, Stream Ignition, held this year in Fort Worth, Texas. On April 24, Stream Energy Services will expand to six territories in Ohio, which…

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Stream, a Dallas, Texas-based provider of connected life services, recently announced the appointment of Steve Fisher to chief sales officer. Fisher is a founding leader of Stream’s direct selling arm and one of its most successful Independent Associates, achieving the highest leadership position possible within the organization and becoming one of its top earners. He has…

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