San Antonio, Tex. – Direct Selling Association (DSA) today at its 2015 Annual Meeting released new data indicating that retail sales volume among U.S. direct selling companies grew 5.5% between 2013 and 2014 to $34.47 billion. Individuals involved in direct selling increased 8.3% during the same period, surpassing over 18 million (18.2 million) Americans for the first time.
“Direct selling is alive and well in communities across America and continues to grow at a solid pace, because millions of Americans want employment opportunities that work the way they want to,” said Joseph N. Mariano, DSA’s President. “That’s why direct selling remains attractive to so many people --- young parents, caregivers, military spouses, veterans, students, retirees and others --- who appreciate opportunities to build a business on their own terms.”
The new data was released in conjunction with DSA’s 2015 Top 20 -- leading companies based on 2014 United States net sales. The companies are:
You may contact David Riddy, DSA's Director of Communications & Marketing, at (202) 416-6408.
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