California Governor

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is reinforcing its commitment to consumers with heightened measures to ensure accurate and transparent product information from its member companies and their independent sellers. According to the DSA 2019 Growth and Outlook Survey, there are millions of direct sellers who market their products through personal explanation and demonstration across the country selling…

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A new Ipsos study conducted on behalf of the U.S. Direct Selling Association shows that a significant number of Americans are interested in pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities. The comprehensive study showed the highest interest coming from young people, and also confirmed the positive perceptions of direct selling as both an attractive entrepreneurial opportunity, as well as an ideally…

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Salesforce members from dōTERRA, Isagenix International, Thirty-One Gifts and Trades of Hope participated in a Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable with United States Congresswoman, Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and the Direct Selling Association (DSA) on Friday, December 13, in Spokane, WA, at Greater Spokane, Inc. The roundtable discussion focused on getting women involved in entrepreneurship, and the importance of family, freedom and flexibility to operate independent businesses.   DSA President Joseph N.…

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Congressional Direct Selling Caucus

Salesforce Member, Expert on Women’s Issues and Direct Selling Executives Speak About the Benefits of Direct Selling for Women Entrepreneurs On December 12 the Congressional Direct Selling Caucus hosted a luncheon briefing titled, “Women’s Entrepreneurship and Direct Selling: A Pathway to Independent Business,” in Washington, D.C. Attendees learned more about the benefits of direct selling…

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DSA

The Direct Selling Association’s (DSA) Legal & Government Relations Team yesterday issued a memorandum related to last Friday’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) action against member company Neora. The memorandum, sent to the DSA Board and executive committees, notes three areas in which FTC criteria or guidance used in the complaint have not been used in previous cases.…

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DSA

DSA Brings Together Government Officials, Industry Leaders to Discuss Vital Issues for Direct Selling On October 7–8, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted its annual Legal and Regulatory Seminar in Washington, D.C. The seminar brought together industry leaders to discuss legal and regulatory issues impacting the direct selling business and how companies and the Association…

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Indian DSA

Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) plans to partner with three state governments to help consumers differentiate between a direct selling entity and a Ponzi scheme. IDSA will meet with Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh in order to come up with consumer awareness programs under the Vivek Katoch platform as people still face hurdles in…

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California Governor

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) applauded California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing Assembly Bill 5, which includes an exemption for direct sellers. Without the exemption, the bill would have created an uncertain framework for more than 2.2 million Californians involved in direct selling. “We want to thank Assemblywoman Gonzalez and interested stakeholders for working with DSA and…

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Congressman Barr

U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) recently met with employees of Direct Selling Association (DSA) member Scentsy at its warehouse facility in his hometown of Lexington, Ky. Rep. Barr toured the warehouse and observed as 200 employees picked, kitted and packed products for delivery to more than 108,000 Scentsy Consultants across the United States. “I enjoyed getting…

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