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Heidi & Orville Thompson
Co-Founders and Co-CEOs
The perfect balance of rudder and sail, Heidi and Orville partner in leading Scentsy with passion, dedication and commitment to more than 110,000 Independent Consultants, 1,000 employees and the Idaho community they love. What began as a small family business in 2004, run from a shipping container on a sheep farm, has grown into an international fragrance company and direct sales leader.
During his tenure with Avon, and as a consultant, John Fleming set the standard for unwavering dedication and excellence in sharing the direct selling story with professionalism and commitment. He continues to be a strong, supportive voice for the opportunity it provides, and a statesman for the industry. He’s a member of the Direct Selling Association’s Hall of Fame and the Direct Selling Education Foundation’s Circle of Honor, and is the very first recipient of the DSN Bravo Lifetime Achievement Award.
Publisher & Editor in Chief
Todd serves as Publisher and Editor in Chief of Direct Selling News. He has over 25 years of direct selling experience, having previously served in a diverse range of marketing, content development and publishing roles. He was the founding Managing Editor of Success from Home, a newsstand magazine that has served the direct selling community since 2005.
The DSN Global 100 List
The Global 100 List offers a unique perspective on the global impact of the industry. Recognition of these companies is the culmination of months of research and the cooperation of many individuals throughout the world. Wherever possible, the DSN team seeks out public records and documents for publicly traded companies and nearly 80 percent of the DSN Global 100 data is compiled from privately held companies.
Each year, select companies are recognized at the event for outstanding achievement and excellence in areas of leadership, highest percentage of revenue growth year-over-year and specialty awards recognizing individuals for their achievements and service in the direct selling channel.
The Direct Selling News Best Places to Work award honors direct selling companies where voices are heard and a culture of teamwork thrives. While each organization has its own story, all feature a common theme of successful employee engagement. At the same time, companies are recognized as a place where people truly love to work. Companies can utilize this insight and feedback to implement programs that further maximize employee satisfaction.
Direct Selling News announced its 2020 Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world based on 2019 revenue. The 11th annual DSN Global 100 Celebration will be one for the ages. Since it’s live event in Dallas was cancelled due to the COVID-10 pandemic, DSN presented a special video event on their…
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…
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.
Global 100 Articles
This marks the seventh year for the Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world, and we would not be Direct Selling News if we did not continually strive to raise the bar.
Four years ago, Jason Camper and Paul Gravette took their combined expertise in the technology, health and wellness and direct sales industries and charted a new course when they launched premium lifestyle brand Le-Vel.
In an industry based on the very premise of serving others, selecting a leader among leaders—one who exemplifies the best of what direct selling represents—is one tall order.
SUCCESS Partners Holds 17th Annual SUCCESS Partners University, DSN Celebrates 7th Annual Global 100
The 17th annual SUCCESS Partners University, held at the Dallas Omni Hotel April 7-8, once again provided a platform from which C-level executives and guest speakers shared insights and information with the more than 600 registered guests.
Direct Selling News on Thursday named Magnus Brännström, CEO and President of Oriflame, the recipient of the 2016 DSN Bravo Leadership Award.
Direct Selling News on Thursday named Le-Vel the recipient of this year’s DSN Bravo Growth Award.
In recognition of those companies that lead the way in offering an unparalleled opportunity for individuals to start their own businesses, Direct Selling News today unveiled its seventh annual DSN Global 100, an exclusive ranking of the top revenue-generating companies in direct selling.
Direct Selling News is pleased to introduce a new component to the Global 100 project: the North America 50.
The winner of the 2015 Direct Selling News Bravo Leadership Award has found the formula for a fast start that keeps on flying. Ambit Energy Founder and CEO Jere Thompson Jr.—along with his Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Chambless and Chief Information Officer John Burke—has already led the young company from beginner to billion-dollar star.
Mary Kay Ash believed that when you think big, you achieve big things. No doubt she would have beamed with pride that the company she founded in 1963 won this year’s Bravo Growth Award, recognition that it had the highest dollar growth in 2014 of any company in direct selling.
In appreciation of those companies that lead the way in offering an unparalleled opportunity for individuals to start their own businesses through shared connections, Direct Selling News honored the group during its sixth annual DSN Global 100 Celebration.