Scentsy Founded: 2004Headquarters: Meridian, IDTop Executives: Orville Thompson, CEO, Heidi Thompson, CEOProducts: Fragrance and home decor Through 15 years of gains and a few dips, Scentsy stays the course with a record year of growth. When Scentsy was first founded by Orville and Heidi Thompson in 2004, the company operated out of a 40-foot shipping…

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Direct Selling News  announced its 2020 Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world based on 2019 revenue. The 11th annual DSN Global 100 Celebration will be one for the ages. Since it’s live event in Dallas was cancelled due to the COVID-10 pandemic, DSN presented a special video event on their…

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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 While we have…

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Photo: Crowned Free founders Heidi VanderWal and Danielle DeSmit. Crowned Free, a women’s clothing, jewelry and accessory company, recently announced its new national direct selling and party plan model. “This is a huge milestone for Crowned Free,” said the company’s Chief Difference Maker and Co-Founder, Danielle DeSmit. The new party plan model allows Representatives to…

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