Direct Seller Independence Act

Bi-partisan members of the Congressional Direct Selling Caucus sent a letter to leadership in the House and Senate requesting relief for direct sellers in the next stimulus package to be passed by Congress. Led by Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX), the letter was signed also signed by Caucus members…

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DSA

The U.S. Direct Selling Association issued the following statement regarding recent letters from the Federal Trade Commission to direct selling companies. A handful of direct selling companies, including some members of the Direct Selling Association, have received warning letters from the Federal Trade Commission regarding inappropriate product and earnings claims made in connection with the ongoing virus pandemic. The FTC…

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DSA

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) released top line results from its 2020 Growth & Outlook survey during the opening of its June 4–9 virtual education event, Engage 2020. Growth & Outlook is DSA’s annual survey that reports on the size and scope of direct selling in the U.S. and is audited by Nathan Associates, a…

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The Direct Selling Association (DSA) will launch its DSA ENGAGE 2020 @Home Experience tomorrow, June 4, with live sessions continuing through June 8. Registration remains open through tomorrow. DSA is providing the event as an open opportunity to the entire DSA membership, so DSA members can register entire teams of employees that have never before…

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The Direct Selling Association (DSA) and Isagenix International recently hosted U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) for the first installment in DSA’s virtual town hall series. Sen. Sinema provided an update on federal, state and local initiatives related to the global pandemic, as well as discussed specific initiatives she has championed in the U.S. Senate. “The…

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The Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted U.S. Representatives John Curtis (R-UT) and Ben McAdams (D-UT) for a virtual town hall with Utah direct sellers. Held on May 1, the event was moderated by DSA President Joseph N. Mariano. Opening remarks were offered by Ryan Napierski, DSA chairman of the Board and president of Nu Skin…

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Salesforce members from AdvoCare, Kynect and Thirty-One Gifts participated in a virtual Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable with United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) and the Direct Selling Association (DSA) on Wednesday, April 29. The roundtable discussion focused on the current state of small business during the pandemic, getting women involved in entrepreneurship, and the importance of…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the medical and business community, direct sales companies face the added pressure of ensuring that their independent sales representatives are not seeking to boost sales by making unauthorized health claims related to the coronavirus. Statements that imply or expressly claim that a product can treat or…

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Direct Seller Independence Act

As the United States deals with the unprecedented health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus, BBB National Programs’ Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC), and the Direct Selling Association (DSA) urged all direct selling companies and their salesforces to ensure all claims made about health-related products are accurate. The two organizations said that direct selling companies…

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How to create direct selling event experiences that boost engagement and make memories. Direct selling distributors don’t just go to industry conventions. They experience them. Our conventions feel more like rock concerts—roaring crowds packing stadiums, lights and video flooding the floor, music and motivational messages pumping through towering speakers. Ninety percent of companies that responded…

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