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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Direct Selling News, the dedicated trade publication for the direct selling channel, will announce the DSN Global 100 ranking of the world’s largest direct selling companies at its Celebration event to be held tomorrow, May 2, in Plano, a suburb of Dallas. This is the ninth year the magazine has recognized companies that offer unparalleled…

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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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Vorwerk, the Wuppertal, Germany-based seller of household products, won top honors during the recent 44th German Marketing Day. The company received the German Marketing Award 2017 for its Thermomix product, which was first introduced in the 1970s. Thermomix’s overall marketing performance, sales and customer interaction across all communications channels helped it to beat out contenders…

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IN THIS ISSUE: 2017 DSN Global 100 ListDSN Makes its Global 100 Celebration an Event to RememberFrequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking DSN BRAVO AWARDS: Leadership: It Works! CEO Mark Pentecost: On the Road to Legendary Leadership: Isagenix’s Jim & Kathy Coover: Agents of ChangeGrowth: Jeunesse: Forging an Uncharted Path to Billion-Dollar Growth Whether…

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Hitting $1 billion in revenue is a milestone for any business, and the DSN Global 100 list boasts a number of companies that have broken through this barrier. What is it that makes them so successful?

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