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Cover Stories take a deep dive into the month’s top trends or topics. These long-form articles can cover companies, issues or newsmakers in the direct selling channel.
While the economic downturn of the past few years has forced many consumers to tighten their belts on discretionary spending habits, sales of weight loss products has remained consistent and, in many instances, experienced tremendous growth over other products offered by the direct selling industry.
More and more U.S.-based direct selling companies are looking abroad to capture the growing demand for new products and career opportunities. Regional markets in Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia are leading the industry in growth of salesforce and revenue.
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/ By any other name would smell as sweet.” —Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene II