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Traditional Retail is Coming Around to Direct Selling’s Way of Thinking

These are tough times in business, particularly in retail. You only have to look at the number of lay-offs, store closures and bailout discussions to realize that we are in uncharted waters. Across North America, there are daily discussions of famous brand names who will either not exist in the future or will be around in a very different format.

Through all of this upheaval, many direct selling businesses are surviving and thriving, and traditional retail is taking notice. We are already seeing big brands like PepsiCo and Kraft Heinz, jewellery brands like Michael Hill, and even Canada Goose, going direct to consumer in their recovery plans, utilizing aspects of the direct selling model to sell their products. We can anticipate that in the not-too-distant future, we may even see famous retailers fully moving into the direct selling space. […]

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Legal & Regulatory Seminar: February 12 (Members Only)

Legal, Regulatory and Compliance issues are always top of mind for direct selling companies, and that has never been more true than now.

To help our members navigate 2020 and beyond, we are hosting a Legal & Regulatory Seminar on February 12. The agenda includes important presentations from legal and compliance professionals, DSA members and other subject matter experts. […]

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DSA Announces Five New Board Members

The Direct Sellers Association of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors. The newly appointed Directors are:

Darla Brown –General Manager Canada, Plexus Worldwide
Jackie McClements – Vice President and General Manager, Monat Global Canada
Sona van der Hoop – Senior Director North American Sales, Mannatech
Marcia Cota – General Manager – Canada, AdvoCare
Colleen Leithman – Director Legal and Corporate Secretary, AVON Canada […]

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