In many ways, 2020 was an uninvited guest who overstayed their welcome into 2021. Three previous fiscal quarters of widespread lockdowns and hiding from COVID gave way to a year of adaptation for the global direct selling industry. Direct sellers across the globe emerged into the sunlight to face ever-changing, mid-pandemic operational environments and in some markets, post-pandemic business climates that brought fairly large swings in sales performance—some for the better and some for the worse.
Medifast, the parent company for direct selling organization OPTAVIA, released the findings for their survey that explored the dieting patterns and health perspectives of more than 2,000 U.S. adults.
In a statement this week, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) expressed its continued support of the efforts made by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to stop false product claims connected to the COVID-19 virus.
The pandemic ushered in a rapid acceptance and adaptation of a new way to work, and as teams learned to collaborate virtually, industry leaders watched in real-time as productivity and efficiency didn’t falter, and, in most cases, actually improved.
Here We Go Again—Flexibility, creativity and contingency planning help ensure the human connection. The challenges we all face in organizing events, conferences, symposiums, and conventions during these chaotic times feel like a rollercoaster we’d rather not ride.
COVID turned the traditional workplace on its head. How are direct selling companies managing the prospect of returning to the office—or will they?
Over the last six months, Mary Kay has received many awards, including recognition for the Mary Kay produced documentary about the ongoing preservation efforts near the Gulf of Mexico, its Covid-19 response and corporate citizenship.
Since April 2020, Herbalife has provided aid in the form of ICU ventilators, oxygen concentrators and PPE kits for more than ten states within the country.
In a study of 5,000 adults from around the world, Young Living analyzed the wellness habits of consumers and discovered that the COVID-19 pandemic created a greater awareness and understanding of personal wellness and the importance of self-care and mental health. Of those surveyed, more than half (57 percent) say they focus more on their […]
It’s not too late to pivot in the right direction. Pivot – 2020’s defining word and a silver lining in troubling times. As individuals and businesses absorb the culture shock and changes associated with living and working through a pandemic, they face new obstacles that require novel solutions. But from crisis arises great opportunity for […]
Amway’s newly organized Rapid Prototyping Team has taken on an initiative related to the COVID-19 pandemic: building frames for face shields. Rapid Prototyping Team Manager Randy Betz, along Scott Anderson and Kenny Ly, saw what was happening in the local health care community and offered to help. Betz reached out to key partners in Corporate […]