A celebration of the powerful female founders who inspire, support and create accessible entrepreneurial paths. Ready or not, the direct selling industry is changing. Pushy sales tactics, promotions and sales pitches are out. What customers want and expect from brands is an organic feel to all of their interactions and an Instagram-worthy customer experience. Word-of-mouth…

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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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Jessica Herrin

Jessica Herrin cares about giving women the confidence to earn and learn in a modern way. Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Stella & Dot Family Brands, knows a few things about creating successful business ventures—she’s done it twice and both times has captured the attention of savvy media reporters from publications like…

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DSN Global 100

Changes in the global environment for direct selling companies are happening rapidly on all fronts. Shifting consumer expectations, tighter regulations, increasing digital demands and new competitors are forcing us to examine ourselves inside and out—question who we are, what we’re about and how we want to move forward. We can shrink from these challenges, or…

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Jorden Bell

KEEP Collective, sister brand to Stella & Dot, recently announced that Jorden Bell has been named general manager. “Jorden brings a remarkable eye for product and expansive professional background in merchandising, marketing and leadership,” said Ani Hadjinian, president of Stella & Dot Family of Brands. “Her successful track record of driving high-growth businesses and unique ability…

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EVER Beauty announced that Jeremy Soine has been appointed general manager and executive vice president. Soine’s predecessor, Ani Hadjinian, was promoted to president of Stella & Dot family of brands in September 2018, overseeing Stella & Dot, Keep Collective and EVER Beauty. “Jeremy’s impressive professional background spans across various functions and companies in different life-cycles,…

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Stella & Dot

According to a BBC report, US direct seller Stella & Dot is ending its operations in Europe. Several UK sales reps, some of whom host parties to sell jewelry, say they have been messaged by the firm to say it has been hit by declines in the value of the pound and euro. Messages have…

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When natural disasters strike, the direct selling community is quick to offer help with relief efforts. Such was the case in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Category 4 storm that caused catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas this past week. When Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, bringing with it record rainfall and causing severe…

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