Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. Team National Founded: 1997 Headquarters: Davie, Florida Top Executive: President and CEO Angela Loehr Chrysler 2016 Revenue: $659 Million Global 100 Ranking: No. 34 Products: Membership savings on products and services As Hurricane Irma approached the coast in September, Angela Loehr Chrysler and Team National had some decisions to make […]
The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) recently announced its new Executive Committee at the 21st Annual General Body Meeting of the Association. Vivek Katoch, Director Corporate Affairs, Oriflame India Pvt. Ltd., was named the new Chairman of the Association. Rini Sanyal, Head, Worldwide Regulatory, Government and Industry Affairs, India, Herbalife, was elected as the new […]
I am proud of how direct selling truly is open to all, with its low risk and ease of entry, no requirement for formal qualifications or training or high capital investment, and with ease of exit should a participant decide it’s not for them. Direct selling can offer a route to entrepreneurialism to anyone who […]
With more than 40 years of direct selling experience under his belt, John Fleming knows just about all there is to know about this channel. But there’s one thing that still puzzles him, says the Direct Selling News former Publisher and now Ambassador: “I’ve never understood why anyone associated with the direct selling business model didn’t understand […]
October feels like a milestone month. The frenzy of back-to-school is behind us, fall is in full swing and the holiday season is just around the corner. In business, October kicks off the final quarter of the year, giving executive teams just three more months to achieve—or perhaps exceed—the goals they set on Jan. 1. […]
This is a special section of the August, 2017 Cover Story article. Data Released on Pilot Basis in 2016 Seeking a clearer picture of the direct selling salesforce, U.S. DSA and WFDSA embarked on new research to characterize the motivations of people involved in direct selling. U.S. DSA President Joseph Mariano says the channel became increasingly […]
IN THIS ISSUE: 2017 DSN Global 100 List DSN Makes its Global 100 Celebration an Event to Remember Frequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking DSN BRAVO AWARDS: Leadership: It Works! CEO Mark Pentecost: On the Road to Legendary Leadership: Isagenix’s Jim & Kathy Coover: Agents of Change Growth: Jeunesse: Forging an Uncharted Path to […]
Greater consumer knowledge can generate growth opportunities for all businesses.
DSA’s mission is to police, promote and protect its members, thereby ensuring a landscape in which direct selling companies can operate effectively and ethically while protecting consumers from bad actors.
With apologies to Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, it actually is revolution, not evolution on the table. In this case, I’m referring to a revolution of ethics in direct selling.
When I interview a job candidate, I ask what, to me, is a most telling question: “What has been the defining moment of your life?” It is, admittedly, not an easy question for many to answer, as an honest response requires some degree of introspection, intimacy and thoughtfulness—all things a candidate may not be prepared […]