CBD is officially everywhere. As recently reported, the global CBD oil and CBD consumer health market size are expected to reach USD 123.2 billion by 2027, expanding at a growth rate of 25.6 percent over the next six years. Many direct selling companies have joined the CBD gold rush, motivated by high consumer demand and the…

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DIRECT SELLERS have always had a special bond with their customers and their fellow sellers, many of whom are friends, neighbors, and relatives. Because we meet “up close and personal” with customers, direct sellers feel a special obligation to provide a level of care and respect that one doesn’t find in other forms of retail.…

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DSN launched the Best Places to Work in Direct Selling program in 2016 to celebrate the important role direct selling companies play as employers in the marketplace and identify the best of the best in creating engaging work environments. In this month’s issue, we honor 13 companies as the Best Places to Work in Direct Selling. For this…

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Advice really does matter. Learning from others who have gone before you not only helps you supercharge where you’re going; it also helps you avoid risks by learning from the mistakes others have made. Simply put, if you want different (better) results, you need new thinking. Learning strategically from the wisdom and insight of others helps…

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Since its inception, Direct Selling News has stuck to its mission to serve the direct selling community of executives with information and news based upon journalistic standards that have enabled us to tell stories that need to be told. In publishing our 200th edition, we recommit to the future with the same foundational principles and…

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In early January 2020, none of us could have foretold what the year would bring for society and the global community. DSA set our agenda: one that would continue to build direct selling’s reputation as a consumer protection champion. Events and education sought to uncover new opportunities for driving the direct selling channel’s rejuvenation through…

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“Are they doing this because of direct selling’s reputation?” That is one of the most common questions asked when government officials take action against direct selling companies. And when media and channel critics report on such instances, the channel’s reputation can further suffer. After all, such stories are generally thought to be good clickbait. The…

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As we lived past the first year of COVID in 2020 and we are into 2021, we all want to consistently be looking at how we can create wins and build momentum toward taking the right actions—and of course, that includes how we can motivate ourselves to take those actions. One of the very best ways to…

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Over the next ten years, the U.S. economy will experience the largest transformation in history. While the undercurrents of change are supported visibly by big technology, evolving government regulation, and global health crises, our economy’s new raison d’etre lives much closer to home: baby boomers will pass $30 trillion onto the next generation by 2030. And…

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CHANGE HAPPENS! And oh boy, did 2020 ever bring about change! Change in the way we live, the way (and even where) we work and the way we connect with others. As we move into February, we wanted to acknowledge and embrace the positive changes we see in the direct selling channel. The secret of…

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