DSN in partnership with Transformation Capital  released the February Digital Momentum Index. Exiting the holidays, the full 100-company list saw increases in average monthly fan/follow growth and engagement across both platforms (Facebook and Instagram). Additionally, February saw an average increase in web traffic. January’s publication received significant international attention, and we are very excited to…

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As part of its international expansion strategy, Pampered Chef, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announces its expansion to France. Pampered Chef France will launch as the brand celebrated its 40th anniversary this fall, commemorating when Doris Christopher held her first cooking party in Illinois in 1980. This is the company’s third market opening in Europe, with…

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Pampered Chef has launched TasteBuds, a monthly seasoning kit subscription offering. TasteBuds delivers a surprise to consumers’ doorsteps each month, including: Flavor: Three pre-portioned packets of Pampered Chef’s non-GMO and gluten-free seasonings and blends; ¼ cup each and enough for 2-4 recipes. TasteBuds was designed to encompass existing and beloved offerings from Pampered Chef’s pantry products along with…

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In the wake of COVID-19, Pampered Chef is expanding its support of Feeding America, its partner since 1991, to support those in need at this critical time. With school closures, job disruptions and health risks, millions of Americans are turning to food banks for much-needed help. Pampered Chef is increasing its contributions to Feeding America.…

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Tracy Britt

Pampered Chef, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced that Chief Executive Officer Tracy Britt Cool plans to step down from her roles at Berkshire Hathaway and Pampered Chef. To support a smooth transition, Britt Cool will remain with the company until March 2020, when Andrew Treanor, Pampered Chef’s chief operating officer, will become CEO. Britt Cool…

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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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DSN Global 100

Changes in the global environment for direct selling companies are happening rapidly on all fronts. Shifting consumer expectations, tighter regulations, increasing digital demands and new competitors are forcing us to examine ourselves inside and out—question who we are, what we’re about and how we want to move forward. We can shrink from these challenges, or…

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