The Direct Selling Association hosted its annual DSA Day on Capitol Hill, with more than 75 direct sellers and executives from 12 DSA member companies participating. Attendees met with 60 Members of Congress to discuss the importance of legislative protections for independent workers.
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) announced its support of a bi-partisan introduction of the Direct Selling and Real Estate Agent Harmonization Act. Direct sellers and real estate agents have long been recognized under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as independent contractors. This bill, the DSA believes, would “harmonize the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) consistent […]
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted a meeting with Rep. Richard W. Allen (R-GA) as part of its Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable Series. The purpose of these roundtables is to give independent direct sellers from DSA member companies an opportunity to voice their concerns and share their experiences as an entrepreneur and small business owner.
The annual Direct Selling Growth and Outlook Survey is our industry’s most important study, conducted by the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF). Each year direct selling companies provide their confidential sales data for expert analysis of the size and scope of direct selling in the U.S. This report is audited by Nathan Associates, a Cadmus […]
MONAT Global Australia was presented with four awards by the Direct Selling Association Australia during the DSA Expanding the Possibilities Conference in Sydney.
The U.S. Direct Selling Association, during its annual DSA Engage meeting, recognized David Holl, Mary Kay Chairman, by inducting him into the DSA Hall of Fame.
The U.S. Direct Selling Association released its Direct Selling Growth and Outlook Survey, revealing 2022 retail sales of $40.5 billion, a slight decline from 2021, and 41 million customers.
The Seldia Astra Awards 2023 ceremony held in Brussels recognized the achievements of Seldia members who have led positive change for the industry, made a positive impact on the society and environment, and empowered direct sellers to be successful.
The Direct Selling Association led its Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable Series for the fifth year, hosted by SeneGence Founder Joni Rogers-Kante and featuring an in-person meeting with Representative Kevin Hern (R-OK).
2020 and 2021 saw phenomenal growth in our industry. The somber reality of 2022 set in as direct selling will likely see a year-over-year decrease in sales. Many companies are asking how do we retake the market share gained over that 18–24-month period?
Direct selling companies are preparing strategies that promise growth and innovation. DSA members are at the forefront of creating transformational eCommerce experiences while maintaining the core values of relationship-based businesses. Many of the most innovative programs were highlighted during the Digital Awards ceremony.
The Direct Selling Association submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission, stating the FTC should solidify its rulemaking as pertaining to earnings claims before it moves forward with any updates to the Business Opportunity Rule.