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The Top 5 Markets for Direct Selling

Over 2o markets globally have surpassed a billion dollars a year in annual retail sales volume in the direct selling profession.  The Top 5 Markets for Direct Selling might surprise you.

I was reading my most recent issue of Direct Selling News titled Billion Dollar Markets and Beyond and thought I'd share some information with you from that article, including the Top 5 Markets for Direct Selling.


Before I get into my share here, I'd highly suggest subscribing to Direct Selling News if you consider yourself a “I'm in network marketing for life” kind of person.

The Cover Story in this month's Direct Selling News talks all about the Billion Dollar markets for the Direct Selling profession.

I figured I'd share a few stats with you, in addition to letting you know WHO the biggest Billion Dollar Markets are for Direct Selling Globally.  For the full story, make sure you start getting your own copies of Direct Selling News.

Top 5 Markets for Direct Selling in 2016

Total Retails Sales in US Dollars…

  1. United States $35.54 billion
  2. China $33.89 billion
  3. Korea $16.86 billion
  4. Germany $15.88 billion
  5. Japan $15.31 billion

Source:  World Federation of Direct Selling Associations

In 2016, global direct selling generated retail sales of $1 billion or more in 23 countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, France, United Kingdom, Taiwan, Italy, Thailand, Colombia, Russia, Canada, Argentina, Peru, Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, India and Poland.

If your company is open in any of those markets…I'd suggest making sure you learn how and what it takes to expand businesses outside of your local market!

If you or your prospects are wondering how BIG direct selling is as a profession…it is BIG BUSINESS!

In 2016, direct selling retail sales totaled $182.6 billion with over 107 million people involved.

Direct Selling News:  Keeps you in the Loop

Every month, I stay updated on what's happening in the world of Direct Selling by reading Direct Selling News.  This publication is primarily driven and directed toward C-Level Executives and other top professionals who have made Direct Selling their career path.

The more informed, educated and in-the-loop you are about your entire profession…the industry you're involved in, the better off you are.

While this publication is more corporate-driven than distributor driven, there are a lot of things you can learn by reading it.

To give you an idea of what you might be missing out on from a content standpoint if you're not a current subscriber, here's the titles of a few of the most recent covers of Direct Selling News:

The Rhythm of EVENTS
Millennials and Direct Sales
Direct Selling News Global 100
7 Trends to Watch:  Direct Selling in 2017 and Beyond
Recruiting and Onboarding
Beyond Outsourcing
Starter Kit's:  A New Consultant's First Impression

It pays to be informed, in the loop and educated.  Check out Direct Selling News and make sure you're one of the informed.

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