Direct selling is a booming industry in the UK - every year, more and more people are starting their own direct selling business. There are over 400,000 direct sellers in the UK and as an industry; it generates £2 billion worth of sales annually.
But what exactly is direct selling and what is involved - well, some might say that the clue is in the name! But, as with anything, there's always more to it, so for those thinking about starting their own business, here are the top things you need to know…
Direct selling is where products are sold directly to consumers by sellers outside of a fixed retail environment. It can include one-to-one selling in person, over the phone, via social media. It may also include parties - sellers will host get-togethers and invite a group to try products that can then be purchased.
What would you be selling?
If you choose Scentsy as you direct selling opportunity, you will be offering amazing fragrance products, gifts and a safer alternative to candles and burners. Scentsy have a huge product line and more to come over coming months. If you love fragrance this is the direct selling opportunity for you. One of the things that attracts people to direct selling is the quality of the products available - by its very nature, direct selling cuts out a lot of the processes that retail ordinarily has which reduces costs, meaning customers are able to get higher quality products at a better price. This allows Scentsy to offer greats rewards and incentives as a seller.
Choosing Scentsy as your direct selling company
The Direct Selling Association has been the recognised trade body for direct selling in the UK since 1965. All member companies of the DSA sign a code of conduct which ensures they uphold ethical trading standards, and the DSA carries out comprehensive checks of prospective members. By choosing a member company, you and your customers will be protected by the DSA. Scentsy are a member of the DSA - it represents their commitment to best practice. Scentsy are one of the fastest growing direct sales companies and are an international leader in home and personal fragrance, offering stylish, innovative and customizable fragrance products.
If you choose Scentsy as your direct selling company, you can sign up and begin selling Scentsy products to your friends, family, colleagues or neighbours, by a couple of simple steps. Enrol online, register, pay for your starter kit and get started right away. Your kit would take up to 7 working days to arrive from when your register.
If you have further questions you are welcome to contact me before registering.