Nutrition Business Journal

How Is the Economy Affecting Direct Sales?

Talk to almost any network-marketing company these days, and you’ll likely hear the story of how the troubled U.S. economy is actually proving to be somewhat of a boon for their sales. “We haven’t experienced any downturn because of the economy,” said Kerry Brown, founder and president of OceanGrown International (OGI), a South Jordan, Utah-based distributor of skincare, weight-loss and nutritional products made with active ingredients derived from the ocean. In fact, said Br

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