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    What’s Working from Person-to-Person Leaders

    At the DSA ENGAGE 2021 annual meeting held last month in New Orleans, Sunwest Communications CEO Crayton Webb led a panel discussion on sustaining business success and, specifically, what is working in the person-to-person model. 
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    Building Programs to Support the Lifetime Value of Customers

    Tyler Whitehead, CEO of Arbonne International, shared his insights on retention and loyalty programs at the DSA ENGAGE conference held last month in New Orleans.
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    New Data Tracks Business Impacts of Pandemic and Recovery

    In its December QuickPulse Report, DSA presented new data on the challenges posed by the pandemic and recovery to help members better understand overall business, supply chain, and inflation impacts to the direct selling industry. 
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    On the Passing of Senator Robert Dole

    Robert J. Dole, a GOP leader honored by DSA with its Champion of Free Enterprise Award during its annual Direct Selling on Capitol Hill Day September 1979, died on December 5, 2021, at the age of 98.
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    DSA Signs Multi-Association Letter on FTC Provision

    The US Direct Selling Association (DSA) signed a multi-association letter with roughly ninety other national, state, and local trade associations opposing and requesting the removal of a provision in the“Build Back Better” social spending bill that would vastly expand Federal Trade Commission (FTC) authority without due process.
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    Concern on FTC Penalty Offense Authority Letters

    On November 18, 2021, the United States Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) raising concern about its issuance of Penalty Offense Authority Letters sent to 1,800 companies last month, including direct sellers.