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How to Avoid Civil Investigative Demand (CID)


The recent FTC actions against Advocare and Neora underscore how critically important it is for direct selling to avoid becoming ensnared in an FTC investigation Neora’s recent lawsuit challenging the FTC’s enforcement authority is a welcome and needed response to what appears to be increasing regulatory overreach and efforts by the FTC to improperly legislate…

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Defining Distributors versus Customers

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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Zija International: Building a Brand, Community and Natural Health Revolution

Click here to order the September 2017 issue in which this article appeared. ZIJA INTERNATIONAL Founded: 2005Headquarters: Lehi, UtahTop Executive: Ryan Palmer, President and CEOProducts: health and wellness Ryan Palmer As it often is for serial entrepreneurs, Ken Brailsford’s retirement was temporary. Eight years after he closed the books on a 35-year network marketing career—during which he founded two direct selling…

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The Winds of Change

Last year saw some heightened regulatory scrutiny of MLM firms, particularly for Herbalife and privately held Vemma, both of which saw investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, and ultimate settlements.

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