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The monthly editor's letter offers insights and reflections of what is in each issue and what is happening within the direct selling space.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL. While 2020 will be remembered as a year of adversity and challenges, it was a year of renewed interest and growth in the channel. In tough times the strong grow stronger, and that is just what our channel did! The term “customer-centric” isn’t new, but what is new is the […]
It is November, and we are quickly approaching the end of a year like no other! While 2020 will be reflected as a year of adversity, challenges and a pandemic, it should also be noted as a year of renewed interest and growth in the channel. The goal for this issue of DSN is to […]
“IMAGINATION—THE CAPACITY to create, evolve, and exploit mental models of things or situations that don’t yet exist—is the crucial factor in seizing and creating new opportunities, and finding new paths to growth,” say innovation experts and scholars Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller, in a recent Harvard Business Review column. Direct selling as an industry is […]
HELLO! It is nice to have this opportunity to speak to all of you again from the publisher’s chair. I was invited to be a guest contributor for this month’s issue to share an announcement on the leadership of the magazine as well as some thoughts on DSN’s mission as a trusted news source. Todd […]
We are pleased each year to provide you with an analysis of he World Federation of Direct Selling Associations’ global sales data. Writer Beth Douglass Silcox identifies the 24 global markets with retail sales of $1 billion or more from direct selling. She also digs into the 2019 numbers to not only extract industry is […]
Each year, the Direct Selling News team works with companies around the world on this special project, and it has become our signature research endeavor. The goal from the outset of the project 11 years ago was to foster a greater level of transparency within the direct selling community, in turn supporting its growth as […]