USANA announced its Board of Directors has formed a Sustainability Committee, with the purpose of overseeing and advising on matters related to corporate sustainability, including environmental, social and governance (ESG) and corporate social responsibility (CSR). This new committee will ensure USANA remains accountable and aligned with sustainability, ESG and CSR in its business strategies and…

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USANA Health Sciences, Inc. announced the appointment of John T. Fleming to the company’s board of directors effective September 4, 2020. “I’m very pleased to welcome John Fleming to USANA’s board of directors,” said Kevin Guest, USANA’s CEO and chairman of the Board. “John is a veteran direct selling industry leader, writer, executive and consultant.…

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Standing up to Customer Expectations, Regulatory Scrutiny and Sustainability Goals History circles back on itself. The commonplace gets modified over time with newer methodologies, but transformation—even in the world of direct selling—meanders through trial and error and sometimes re-emerges closer to the beginning than we expected. Door-to-door sellers of the late 1800s introduced innovative, useful…

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Luis Vázquez

LG Household & Health Care’s acquisition of the North American operations of New Avon LLC announced back in April went through earlier this month. In connection with this transaction, Former President of Coca-Cola Korea Company Paul Yi has assumed the CEO duties from Laurie Ann Goldman, who led New Avon for the past eight months.…

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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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DSA Fall Conference 2018

Earlier this month, DSA Fall Conference 2018 welcomed more than 300 direct selling leaders to share the latest innovations, ideas and insights for today’s competitive market. The conference, held in Arlington, Va., allowed attendees to gain valuable insights on sales and marketing strategies, leveraging technology to fuel growth and brand value, independent contractor classification issues, recent legal…

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I do not remember exactly when I first heard the question: Are we there? My memory is of a television commercial many years ago with two kids in the back seat of a car constantly asking their parents that very question. The question is indeed an excellent one. It is full of anticipation and excitement…

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December is a time of celebration. And what a pleasure it is to kick off my tenure as the new Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Direct Selling News with our very own celebration. This month, almost the entire issue of the magazine is dedicated to our cover story celebrating “The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling.” This year…

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Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. November traditionally marks the beginning of a season of gratitude in the United States, and as always, I am in awe of how much I have to be thankful for: my family, first and foremost, our health, our friends and our many adventures. One…

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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…

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