Young Living announced it will begin donating hand sanitizer from its Thieves line to help combat the COVID-19 health crisis. The company is dedicating products each week to a number of organizations within the community that are on the frontlines of the pandemic, including fire departments, police departments, school districts, healthcare workers and other vital…

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Young Living announced a $55,000 donation to Tracy Aviary to help it maintain operations and support conservation efforts while it is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 82-year-old Salt Lake City-based Tracy Aviary is the oldest and largest free-standing aviary in the United States, annually welcoming more than 130,000 guests and reaching another 60,000 through outreach…

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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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Golden Einkorn Farm

Young Living recently announced a new partnership with the Golden Einkorn Farm in Sault, located in the French region of Provence. The Golden Einkorn Farm is Young Living’s newest partner and is the exclusive producer of the company’s popular ancient einkorn grain and other einkorn products. This 600-acre, family-owned farm is run by longtime Young Living…

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Direct Selling In 2019

In 2019 Direct Selling Faced Some Strong Headwinds Throughout this year the editors at Direct Selling News have had no shortage of topics to talk about. Never before have we seen such a year that has so dramatically impacted the future of direct selling. We began 2019 with troubling news out of China and ended…

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South Africa Market

Young Living Essential Oils recently held a celebration in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mark the opening of the company’s new South Africa market, the first Young Living market on the African continent. Nearly 1,300 registered guests attended the event, coming from every continent on the globe to take part in the festivities. Young Living marked the occasion with traditional South African drum…

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DSA’s Memo on CBD

It’s been a month since the Code Administrator of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) made it known to all member companies in a memo released July 29th stating  “…it is the determination by this office that the sale of ingestible CBD (cannabidiol-based oils) products such as a foodstuff, nutritional supplement, tincture or for any digestible means for humans or…

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In conjunction with its annual meeting, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA), announced top honors to the industry’s standout companies at its 2019 DSA Awards gala in Austin, Texas. In addition, the Direct Selling Education Foundation(DSEF) announced three new inductees to its prestigious Circle of Honor. DSA Awards DSA Awards recognize the outstanding programs DSA…

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Infuse confidence and meaning into people’s lives. For several years as an executive of Young Living, I’ve had a front-row seat to witness what this amazing industry can do for people. Prior to that, as an international business attorney, my time was spent on the consummation of big business deals. Today, like all of you,…

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