Phoenix (June 11, 2013) – The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) today released the results of its annual Global Statistical Survey.
“We saw growth in sales and sales force in all regions of the world,” said Alessandro Carlucci, WFDSA chairman and CEO of Brazilian direct selling company Natura Cosméticos. “Importantly, we are also seeing strong growth in emerging markets around the world, demonstrating the solid economic and entrepreneurial opportunity direct selling offers to people from all walks of life.”
Global direct sales increased 5.4 percent from $158.3 billion in 2011 to $166.9 billion in 2012, according to Carlucci.
Detailed statistical reports will be published on the website next week.