The Direct Sellers Association of Canada (DSA), in a report releasing industry growth data for the channel in Canada in 2020, announced significant growth of 26% year-over-year and $4.15 billion in retail sales. The number of Canadian consultants also grew to 1.39 million, a 20% increase over 2019.
Oola announced the commencement of its international expansion, which will begin with Australia and New Zealand. The digital platform-based company has already attracted customers in eight countries and is available around the world.
HempMeds, a subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc., announced that its Latin American operations achieved its best revenue month ever in June 2021.
Seldia, the European Direct Selling Association, has made updates to its European Codes of Conduct for Direct Selling. The Seldia General Assembly adopted a revised version of this code, as well as a guide to help members as they seek to implement the 2021 codes.