Success Stories & Media Coverage Success StoriesWe love to hear what a difference direct selling has made to people's lives. Here you can read some truly inspirational, real-life stories from genuine direct sellers. Arlene FinglandFOREVER LIVING PRODUCTSArlene shares why she made the decision to leave her full-time job and devote more time to her business.READ MORE Elisabeth MartinRELIVElisabeth shares the key to her success, what motivates her and what Reliv means to her and her family.READ MORE Gianluca ParenteORGANO GOLDGianluca tells us what inspired him to start his own network marketing business with Organo Gold.READ MORE Diana PageFOREVER LIVING PRODUCTSDiana tells us how she built one of the most successful Forever businesses in the UK.READ MORE Morag NicolPARTYLITEMorag tells us how she's had to adapt her business in response to the COVID-19 crisis.READ MORE Carron CharlesworthUSBORNE BOOKS AT HOMECarron turned potential adversity into success, using her background in training to develop a sales team.READ MORE Alice TintonTHE 1:1 DIET BY CAMBRIDGE WEIGHT PLANWhen Alice realised that her side hustle was earning her as much as her salary, she made it her sole focus.READ MORE Indu MurthyAMWAYIndu had built up a successful career in accountancy before deciding to set up a side hustle with AmwayREAD MORE Natalie ValentiFOREVER LIVING PRODUCTSNatalie was working as a yoga teacher when she decided to try retailing Forever Living’s aloe vera productsREAD MORE Jacqui LewisTHE 1:1 DIET BY CAMBRIDGE WEIGHT PLANJacqui is modest in praising herself but you can’t stop her when it comes to talking about her beloved team!READ MORE Nafisa PatelTHE 1:1 DIET BY CAMBRIDGE WEIGHT PLANNafisa tells us how she grew an incredibly successful business with The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan.READ MORE Vikki MacDonaldUSBORNE BOOKS AT HOMEVikki tells us what motivated her to start her Usborne Books At Home career.READ MORE Jane Beer-JonesCAPTAIN TORTUEJane, a Captain Tortue Consultant, shares what inspired her to start her #sidehustle.READ MORE Coming Soon!More inspirational stories coming soon!READ MORE Do you have an inspirational direct seller's story from your company? Click here to e-mail us about it and get their story published!Media CoverageWe are passionate about spreading the positive story of direct selling throughout the UK. Here we are proud to share some of our Media coverage. Retail Gazette shares how DSA Member Companies achieved sales in excess of £1B in 2020.RETAIL GAZETTE 21st June 2021READ MORE "Direct Selling has never been more relevant." How Avon is embracing digital platforms to reach a younger generation.MARKETING WEEK 10th May 2021READ MORE Article explaining what Direct Selling is and what to consider when looking at starting your own business.SIMPLY BUSINESS 7th May 2021READ MORE Article outlining the growth in social selling seen in Q1 2021, featuring comment from the DSA.RETAIL GAZETTE 26th April 2021READ MORE Positive piece on the growth of direct selling in 2020, featuring comment from the DSA & Susannah Schofield OBE.MSN Money 22nd April 2021READ MORE Positive piece on the growth of direct selling in 2020, featuring comment from the DSA & Susannah Schofield OBE.THE I NEWSPAPER 22nd April 2021READ MORE Article featuring the success story of a Consultant from The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan.PICK ME UP MAGAZINE 8th April 2021READ MORE Director General, Susannah Schofield OBE, shares her outlook for the future of post-pandemic retail.RETAIL GAZETTE 6th April 2021READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE speaks of her passion for supporting women in business, in recognition of IWD.THE SUCCESSFUL FOUNDER 8th March 2021READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE is interviewed in the BBC's "Morning Live" as part of a segment on Direct Selling.MORNING LIVE 27th January 2021READ MORE Starting your own direct selling business is given as a suggestion for things to achieve during lockdown.PAUSE her 12th January 2021READ MORE Director General, Susannah Schofield OBE, shares her outlook for the direct selling industry in 2021.THE WORLD OF DIRECT SELLING 28th December 2020READ MORE A positive article on the growth of the industry referencing the DSA and several Member Companies.THE DAILY MAIL 9th December 2020READ MORE A great article from The Mirror that features a case study of an Avon Representative.THE MIRROR 10th November 2020READ MORE The DSA, and the recent growth in Direct Selling in the UK, was mentioned in this article in The Times.THE TIMES 29th October 2020READ MORE Mike Roberts, from LegalShield UK, speaks of the importance of employees knowing their rights.THE EXPRESS 28th October 2020READ MORE Director General, Susannah Schofield OBE, is the latest guest in the "Success Is In The Mind" PodcastSUCCESS IS IN THE MIND 9th September 2020LISTEN The DSA UK is referenced in this article on the growth of a Direct-To-Consumer brandESSENTIAL RETAIL 7th July 2020READ MORE DSA Board member and Avon General Manager, Western Europe, Matthieu Comard is interviewed.RETAIL GAZETTE 18th June 2020READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE comments on the re-opening of non-essential shops following COVID-19 lockdownESSENTIAL RETAIL 15th June 2020READ MORE Direct-to-consumer retail is the focus of this article which explores the rising popularity of direct sellingRETAIL GAZETTE 4th June 2020READ MORE The resurging popularity of Tupperware party-style retail is explored in this articleTHE HERALD 3rd June 2019READ MORE The rising popularity of direct-to-consumer retail models and virtual shopping partiesRETAIL GAZETTE 1st June 2020READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE is interviewed as part of a feature on direct sellingBBC RADIO 4 WOMAN'S HOUR June 2020READ MORE The DSA is the focus of this article on the rise of Direct-to-consumer retail in the UKESSENTIAL RETAIL 29th May 2020READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE shares her thoughts on ‘social shopping’ in the future of UK retailESSENTIAL RETAIL 18th May 2020READ MORE DSA Director General, Susannah Schofield OBE will address Retail Week Live 2020RETAIL WEEK LIVE March 2020READ MORE British manufacturers set to pocket £13bn by swerving retailersTHIS IS MONEY 20th November 2019READ MORE Blackpool transgender woman wins Avon Seller of the Year AwardBLACKPOOL GAZETTE 7th November 2019READ MORE 80% of workers ignorant of legal rightsTHE TIMES 8th October 2019READ MORE Staff at Warwick-based company scoop two awardsWARWICK COURIER 26th September 2019READ MORE Exhausted mother lost thee stone and ditched her corporate jobDAILY MAIL 17th September 2019READ MORE Network marketing helped me sack the bossKEY WOMEN IN BUSINESS MAGAZINE 2nd August 2019READ MORE Meet The MD: Christopher McDermott, The 1:1 DietBUSINESS QUARTER 25th June 2019READ MORE Lianne Explains How Network Marketing Changed Her LifeKEY WOMEN IN BUSINESS MAGAZINE 20th June 2019READ MORE Susannah Schofield OBE, is profiled in an interview with Retail GazetteRETAIL GAZETTE 26th March 2019READ MORE The rising popularity of side hustles in the UKTHE TIMES 23rd March 2019READ MORE Have you had some great media coverage for your company? 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