Employees of Mannatech, Incorporated recently assembled over 55,000 meals for malnourished children around the world. Working with Mission 5 Million (M5M) and Kids Around the World, employees gathered at the company’s headquarters in Flower Mound, Texas, to assemble the meals. Each meal packet contains six servings, and includes a mixture of lentils, rice, carrots, onions, tomatoes, celery, white cabbage, bell peppers,…

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Wouldn’t it be nice if that were the growth rate in the direct selling industry? Unfortunately, it’s the employee turnover rate. Being a direct selling company in a digital world dominated by Apple, Google, and Amazon is challenging enough. If you’re losing your top talent, how do you survive—let alone thrive—in the marketplace? To reduce…

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Young Living Essential Oils, the Lehi, Utah-based direct seller of essential oils, recently conducted a day-long service project to benefit Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), an organization dedicated to building, assembling and delivering top-notch bunk beds to children and families in need. This corporate fundraising event included 500 Young Living employees in Utah to make 60 bunk…

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Choosing the best places to work in our channel is by no means easy. There’s some stiff competition out there, perhaps even more than you might find in other industries. That’s because direct selling was founded upon principles of exceptional service, personalization and taking care of one’s own. Those values are usually presented in the…

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Baby by Thirty-One

Thirty-One Gifts, a Columbus, Ohio-based custom handbag and tote company, has launched Baby by Thirty-One, an online-only collection of specially designed diaper bags and thermals with baby-friendly personalization options available. Other items include nursery décor and organization favorites. “Moms have been using our Baby Product Line as baby diapers for years, and we’re thrilled to…

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Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue:The Most Influential Women in Direct SellingBringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling Advocating for the Direct Selling Community Navigating the Millennial-Driven WorldSticking to a Winning Business ModelLeading with Passion and CommitmentLaunching New Products and SegmentsRecruiting and Retaining the FieldDirect Selling Icons Mary Kay Ash…

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Melaleuca, the Idaho Falls, Idaho-based wellness company, recently rewarded 230 employees who have reached landmark anniversaries this year by giving them $2.8 million in loyalty and longevity bonuses during the company’s annual meeting. These bonuses were distributed to 180 employees from Idaho Falls and Rexburg, Idaho; 45 from Knoxville, Tennessee, three from Hawaii and two…

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