13 finalists made the cut this year. Congratulations to all of our 2021 Best Places To Work in Direct Selling Honorees! 6-Time Winner Nu Skin 5-Time Winners Jeunesse LifeVantage Xyngular 4-Time Winners Plexus USANA 3-Time Winners MONAT Scentsy 2-Time Winners Modere Noonday Collection SeneGence First Time Winners The Happy Co. Neora   The best places to work put a…

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In tough times, the strong grow stronger. The organizations that will perform the best through this period and beyond will be those that maintain a strong customer-centric focus while dealing with the complexity, uncertainty and risk that cloud the business landscape. This means knowing the sources of risk and opportunity within the global customer base. It means…

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An American dream transforms a flagship product into “whole body wellness” for consumers worldwide. ACCORDING TO 2018 statistics provided by the Direct Selling Association, wellness remains the largest product/service category with 33.8 percent of industry sales. So, it is no easy feat for a health and wellness company to distinguish itself in the wellness direct…

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Investment in R&D positions company to deliver on founder’s vision of growth. Based in Schengen, Luxembourg, PM-International develops and distributes through its independent sales force of approximately 35,000 distributors (called “Team Partners”) a variety of premium products for health, fitness and beauty through its brand, FitLine®. The company was founded as P.M. Cosmetics GmbH in…

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Proves that work and play aren’t mutually exclusive. Based in Gongju, South Korea, Atomy provides more than 400 products in various categories including nutritional supplements, beauty, fashion and home décor. Founder and Chairman Han-Gill Park first encountered direct selling during a business trip to Australia. Afterwards, he quit his job and became a distributor for…

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If necessity is the mother of all invention, we can expect a mother lode. The direct selling industry has never faced the likes of a crisis that we are all going through with COVID-19. Still, companies are rising to the occasion—sending employees home to work virtually, conducting meetings through video conferencing, holding distance events and…

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This year’s 11 finalists share their thoughts about winning organizations. When you walk into a great place to work, you know it. There’s a buzz around the office—an energy that comes from employees who know where their organization is going, what it stands for, and how they fit into that picture. They’re given the freedom…

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Executive, consultant and author Brett Blake presents the variables every company needs in its turnaround plan. Countless events can contribute to success or failure, but I believe that failure is certain if a company’s leadership doesn’t understand and address key variables during a downturn,” says strategy consultant, speaker and author Brett Blake. Having served as…

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We dive into what we can learn from experiential retail and direct-to-consumer brands. It’s the stuff of every chief marketing officer’s dreams. Imagine you’re a company that generates huge sales from a product that’s still in development. You’ve got a legion of customers who love what you sell and stand for so much that they’ll…

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Tips for improving the front-end user experience—and other best practices from our gig economy competitors. At the 2019 Direct Selling Association (DSA) Annual Meeting during the Growth & Outlook Breakout Workshop, a DSA Research committee member said, “A startling statistic for our industry is that it takes a customer an average of 13 clicks to…

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