Posts Tagged ‘Direct Selling’

Retail Giant Walmart Announces Next-Day Delivery

Walmart

Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world, will now offer shoppers the option to have their online orders delivered the next day. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Amazon announced plans to spend $800 million for one-day delivery for all Amazon Prime members. Walmart said it is rolling out next-day delivery in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Southern…

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Nu Skin Up 7%, USANA Down 6.5% in Q1

Q1

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) and USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) announced first quarter 2019 results. Nu Skin reported first quarter 2019 net sales of $623.6 million, a 7 percent increase over to $616.2 million for the prior-year period. Regionally, net sales in Mainland China were up 12 percent, helped in part by the successful…

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Right on Target

Proximity marketing

Proximity marketing has evolved for direct sellers. Proximity marketing continues to be a hot and evolving technology. In February, DigitalJournal.com noted an extensive study that estimated proximity marketing to reach $52 billion worldwide by 2023. But is it a viable tool for your distributors to attract a specific audience? Essentially, proximity marketing lets you market…

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Talented, People-Loving People

Direct Selling Companies

Editor’s Note: The following is an exerpt from The Core Principles of Successful and Sustainable Direct Selling Companies. You don’t have to be an off-the-scale extrovert to be successful in this industry—but it helps if interacting with others raises your energy level. Direct selling is a social business. You can master the technical, logistical elements…

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The Art of Social Selling

Social Selling

Strategies and statistics for thriving in the social media arena. Social media platforms continue to evolve as natural tools for direct sellers to increase their network and attract customers by building genuine relationships. Social selling is not about the short-term, one-time sell. Rather, it’s about building relationships for the long-term. It requires more than “liking”…

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Amazon’s 1-Day Shipping Standard Raises Bar on Shoppers’ Expectations

Amazon 1-Day Shipping

Amazon’s recent announcement of one-day shipping for its Prime members will put new pressure on retailers and direct sellers to meet shoppers’ delivery expectations. The e-commerce company announced last Thursday that it will be making one-day shipping the standard for all Amazon Prime members, expecting to spend $800 million during the second quarter of this year to…

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Direct Selling News Honors Channel’s Top Companies in 10th Annual DSN Global 100

10th Annual DSN Global 100

In recognition of those companies offering unparalleled opportunity for individuals to start their own businesses, Direct Selling News today unveiled its 10th annual 2019 DSN Global 100, an exclusive ranking of the world’s leading direct selling companies (based on 2018 revenue). The DSN Global 100 is a collective effort to show the impact and potential of the $189 billion direct…

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Dr. Ralph Brigham, Southwestern Awarded Top U.S. Internship for 2019

Southwestern Advantage

Dr. Ralph Brigham and Southwestern Advantage have been selected as award recipients of the 2019 Charles F. Kettering Award. Each year, Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) recognizes one recipient of the Charles F. Kettering Award for excellence in industry, business or government internship/cooperative education programs. CEIA is the national leader in cooperative education and…

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The Best Places to Work in Direct Selling 2019 Honorees!

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Best Places to Work in Direct Selling Honorees! 4-Time Winners Nu Skin Team National Zurvita 3-Time Winners LifeVantage Xyngular Jeunesse Isagenix Plexus Worldwide First Time Winners Total Life Changes Noonday Collection Youngevity MONAT Each company above is profiled in this supplement, with employees and executives sharing why they believe…

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