DSA's research services provide information on the direct selling channel, the salesforce, the public’s experience and attitudes toward direct selling and companies’ best operating practices and benchmarks.

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    DSA's Growth & Outlook Survey measures the growth and vitality of the direct selling industry in the US. The information presented is based upon survey responses from DSA members and non-members and secondary research, and includes industry-wide projections. This detailed survey presents such key information as: U.S. sales volume and growth; sales by sales strategy; location of sales; sales by product line; salesforce size and growth; salesforce recruitment, attrition, activity, and demographics; and compensation structure.

    Suppliers - $650.00
    Members, pendings, and subscribers - $400.00
    Non-members - $1,500.00
    Product #GO17

    This study, developed in partnership with leading global research company GfK, presents the following key consumer trends and their implications for the direct selling industry: current and future shopping experience, workforce trends & earning opportunities, demographic and economic landscape shifts, innovation & consumer lifestyle needs, and communications, interactivity and education

    DSA Members & Pendings - $0.00
    Product #Trends16

    This comprehensive Technology Report provides best practices and benchmarking information on the following topics relevant to direct selling: • Investment in IT • Your Company’s Corporate Website • Online Sales • Direct Seller/Distributor Referrals • Direct Seller/Distributor Websites • Internet Marketing/Social Media • Direct Seller/Distributor Email/E-Marketing • Customer Relationship Management & Business Intelligence • Technology Feedback • Corporate Technology Genealogy/Commission Systems

    Suppliers - $600.00
    Members, Pendings, and Subscribers - $400.00
    Non-members - $1,500.00
    Product #WP16

    This 2016 study builds on the National Salesforce Study ‐‐ a comprehensive research study among independent sales representatives of DSA member companies conducted in 2013/2014. This study represents a deeper dive into four key areas of interest among sales representatives in the United States: the experiences of former representatives, how direct selling empowers diverse and underserved markets, use of technology in direct selling among party plan representatives, and Millennials’ experiences in direct selling.

    Affinity Partner, Supplier, Supplier Exhibitor - $650.00
    Members, Pendings, and Subscribers - $400.00
    Non-members - $1,500.00
    Product #Salesforce16

    A comprehensive report on total compensation and pay practices for executive, management and selected professional positions in the U.S. direct selling industry

    Direct Selling Member, Pending Direct Selling Member - $400.00
    Non-members - $1,500.00
    Suppliers - $650.00
    Product #2015MCBS-NP

    This comprehensive report surveyed more than 20,000 independent sales representatives and provides a look into salesforce demographics, motivations and experiences in direct selling, as well as attitudes and opinions toward the direct selling channel.

    Direct Selling Members, Pending Applicants and Subscribers - $400.00
    Suppliers - $600.00
    Product #2014NSFS-MNP

    This comprehensive report surveyed more than 20,000 independent sales representatives and provides a look into salesforce demographics, motivations and experiences in direct selling, as well as attitudes and opinions toward the direct selling channel.

    Non-Members - $1,500.00
    Product #2014NSFS-NM

    DSA's SmartStart Toolbox is exactly what you need if you're starting or developing a direct selling, network marketing or multi-level marketing company. Containing more than 40 individual components, this is a resource you cannot afford to be without if you want to start or grow your direct selling company right!

    Affinity Partner, Direct Selling Member, Global Member, Guest, NonMember, Pending Direct Selling Member, Subscriber, Supplier, Supplier Exhibitor, WFDSA Member - $99.00
    Product #SST5

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