Several news outlets have made reference to a non-existent “report” on average income earned by direct sellers. Media stated that the supposed “report” was conducted by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC").
Here are the facts:
FACTS: DIRECT SELLING RESEARCH FINDINGS
What experts are saying about the non-financial aspects and rewards of being a direct seller:
"Whether you are valued by the firm, whether you are supported and valued by your sponsor; whether you take joy in socia/ aspects of the business, or whether you enjoy sharing products you love with other people...[these things] have nothing to do with the income you make, and yet they are persistently important in the reasons that people choose to be a direct selling distributor..."***
*2019 National Salesforce Study
**2018 Growth & Outlook Survey
***DSEF Fellow, Dr. Anne Coughlan, Polk Brothers Chair in Retailing, Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
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