SOURCE: Business Review Australia

Business Review Australia

February 22, 2012 12:15 ET

Companies Selling Direct to Consumers Have Found It to Be a Worthwhile Way to Grow Business

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2012) - According to a report released by Direct Selling News, in 2010, direct selling companies worldwide generated more than US$125 billion in revenue across 150 countries, through more than 75 million men and women.

While the biggest direct selling markets are the US and Japan, Australia has a firmly rooted presence: more than 500,000 people across the nation are involved, and the consultants are visiting an estimated two million shoppers' homes and workplaces each month.

One of the top benefits that comes from direct selling, particularly through 'parties' and other social engagements, is the one-on-one communication between the sellers and their customers to show that the product can indeed fit in with any lifestyle -- but without the off-putting sales pitch.

Continue reading this story and many more in the February issue of Business Review Australia! http://www.businessreviewaustralia.com/magazines/10311

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