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  • August 3, 2021

    Direct Sales Online Revolutionized the Industry

    Don't Get Left Out!

    Over the last ten years, the world of direct selling turned upside down. Direct sales moved online and now everything is different. It happened so quickly, some of you reading this slept through it. You woke up on your head, and you’re rubbing your eyes wondering what exactly is going on. If you’re... Read more ›

  • June 18, 2018

    Giving Back, a Worldwide Tradition

    2017 Global Philanthropy Report

    The direct selling industry has a long tradition of giving back to our communities. It’s one of our favorite things about network marketing. But it’s difficult to know how much of an impact this tradition actually makes on our world. Recently the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) pub... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    What can we learn from Ava Anderson’s closure?

    Direct sales company Ava Anderson closed their doors after allegations about the ingredients in their products. In news reports about the closure, the following information is made clear: that the Anderson family took pains to provide the best possible products, that they are now stepping out of the picture, ... Read more ›

  • January 6, 2016

    What the Vemma case means for the network marketing industry

    The FTC’s lawsuit against Vemma continues. With the FTC insinuating that binaries are illegal, going after practices as common as personal volume requirements, and, so far at least, having their arguments upheld, there’s plenty of reason for unease in the industry. As I wrote in a recent article for the D... Read more ›

  • April 27, 2013

    USANA Weight-Loss Challenge: More Than 17,000 Pounds Lost And $300,000 Given Away In Prizes; Participants Used USANA’s RESET Weight-Management Program

    USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a worldwide nutrition company, wrapped up its 13-week weight-loss challenge on April 7. More than 17,000 pounds were shed by people from the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand as part of USANA'sDestination Transformation: RESET Challenge. (Logo:http://pho... Read more ›