Unveiling the top revenue-generating direct selling companies in the world

Honoring the 2020 Best Places to Work in Direct Selling

Finding out who will claim this year’s coveted Bravo Growth and Bravo Leadership awards

 

 

 

DIRECT SELLING NEWS PRESENTS

GUEST SPEAKERS & HOSTS

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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.

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John Fleming

HOST

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.

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TODD ELIASON

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.

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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.

 

Bravo Awards

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.

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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.

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2020 List

DSN Announces 2020 Global 100 List

By R. Todd Eliason | April 1, 2020

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…

2019 List

Global 100 Ranking

DSN Announces the 2019 Global 100!

By DSN Staff | April 24, 2019

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…

2018 List

DSN Announces the 2018 Global 100!

By DSN Staff | May 2, 2018

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

Frequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking

By DSN Staff | June 1, 2015

Click here to order the June 2015 issue in which this article appeared. Why did DSN start the Global 100 list?DSN created the Global 100…

By The Numbers

By DSN Staff | June 1, 2015

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2015 DSN North America 50 List

By DSN Staff | April 13, 2015

DSN Announces the 2015 North America 50!

Topping the Charts

By DSN Staff | May 30, 2014

Which companies had the greatest growth this year? Who was the top Asian company? How about the largest in Health & Wellness?

The List

By DSN Staff | May 30, 2014

Where does your company rank? Check out the Top 10 as well as the entire list at a glance.

10 THINGS To Know About the DSN Global 100

By DSN Staff | May 30, 2014

The DSN Global 100 is an annual ranking produced by Direct Selling News magazine. DSN’s reputation for positive reporting has made it a trusted journalistic resource for the direct selling industry.

2014 Profiles

By DSN Staff | May 29, 2014

Find out more about the DSN Global 100 companies, including an overview of the companies as well as products, number of markets and number of salespeople.

DSN Celebrates the 2014 Global 100 Companies

By DSN Staff | May 26, 2014

Direct Selling News celebrated the DSN Global 100 ranking on April 23 with a dinner and awards ceremony at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. The event marked the fifth consecutive year that DSN has recognized the achievements of the top direct selling companies in the world

Truman Hunt’s Leadership Inspires Change

By DSN Staff | May 25, 2014

Truman Hunt, President and CEO of Nu Skin Enterprises, is the recipient of the 2014 Direct Selling News Bravo Leadership Award. This award was presented to Hunt because of his leadership and commitment to Nu Skin employees, independent representatives and the industry as a whole.

With 870% Growth, Origami Owl Takes Bravo Growth Award Based on Percentage

By DSN Staff | May 25, 2014

One of the direct selling industry’s most unique stories has evolved into one of its growth rocket ships. Origami Owl, founded in 2010 by then-14-year-old Bella Weems and her mother, Chrissy, grew by 870 percent in 2013—its second year as a direct seller.

Nu Skin’s $977M Growth Earns Special Bravo Growth Award Based on Revenue

By DSN Staff | May 25, 2014

When a young company grows by half its size in a single year, the industry salutes in appreciation. When the company is 30 years old, does business globally and increases revenue by 49 percent—$977 million in a single year—it’s jaw-dropping.

Avon’s Heart for Women Earns Bravo Humanitarian Award

By DSN Staff | May 25, 2014

The Avon Foundation for Women began in 1955 as a small, private, corporate foundation funded by Avon Products and has grown to be the largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on women’s issues globally, according to Carol Kurzig, President of the Avon Foundation.

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