Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Billion Dollar Markets

Billion Dollar Markets

It was another record year for the direct selling industry, which garnered $192.9 billion (constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales globally in 2018—a 1.2 percent increase over 2017—and produced 24 Billion Dollar Markets, according to research by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), its partner DSAs and direct selling companies around the…

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WFDSA Reports Record 2018

WFDSA

The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) earlier this month released business results for 2018. According to WFDSA: Global estimated retail sales for 2018 were a record $192.9 billion, an increase of 1.2% over 2017. Compound annual growth rate for the period from 2015 through 2018 was 1.7%, showing sustained growth over time. The…

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Global 100 Celebration

Global 100 Celebration

Executives, guests join DSN to honor channel’s best at 10th anniversary Global 100 celebration. The annual DSN Global 100 Celebration recognizes the direct selling channel’s proud history of providing individuals from all walks of life with unparalleled opportunities for entrepreneurship and personal development. The event also showcases the impact and growth potential of the $189.6…

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LifeVantage Launches in Ireland

Ireland

LifeVantage recently launched its third European market in the past eight months with the addition of Ireland last week. “The opening of Ireland is something that has been highly anticipated among many of our leaders in the UK in particular, and we expect it to be a productive asset in our larger European strategy,” said…

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LifeVantage Launches in Spain

LifeVantage Launches in Spain

LifeVantage announced that it is expanding its footprint in Europe by launching in Spain. The new market opened as part of the company’s European Leadership Academy in Barcelona. Spain is open for both distributor enrollments and customer orders. LifeVantage will initially offer select products, including its flagship Protandim Nrf2 Synergizer® supplement. “We are extremely pleased with…

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WellStar Expands into Russian, CIS Markets

WellStar recently announced that it has expanded into the Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) markets. The Berlin, Germany-based direct seller of skin care and hair care products opened an office in Russia last October. The company also announce that it is preparing an office in South Korea to allow for expansion into the…

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Seldia Releases New Survey on European Direct Sellers

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Seldia, the European Direct Selling Association, recently released a new survey on direct sellers in the European Union. Seldia commissioned Ipsos, a Paris-based global market research firm, to conduct a socio-economic study on the direct selling salesforce. This is the first such report in the last 10 years to cover the makeup and motivation of…

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LifeVantage Launches in Austria

Sandy, Utah-based LifeVantage announced it has formally expanded into Austria. The new market opened September 1 and is open for both distributor enrollments and orders as well as customer orders. “This is yet another step forward in expanding our strategic footprint throughout Europe and a key part of the larger European plan,” said Dave Fleming,…

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LR Health & Beauty Names Andreas Friesch New CEO

Andreas Friesch

Ahlen, Germany-based LR Health & Beauty Systems, one of Europe´s leading direct sales companies, today announced that, effective immediately, Andreas Friesch is the company’s new CEO. He succeeds Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, who leaves the company by mutual agreement. Friesch’s professional experience roots in the European direct sales industry. For 10 years, he led the product…

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Billion Dollar Markets

Record global sales, China inches closer to eclipsing the U.S., and emerging markets gain strength. In 2017, global direct selling recorded US$189.6 billion (2017 constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales—a 1.6 percent increase over 2016. — and up nearly $20 billion since 2014, resulting in a 3.7% compound annual growth rate over the 3-year period…

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