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1) WFN0400.doc
All rights reserved April 26, 2000 World Federation Activities China Issues Another Circular Affecting Direct Selling: On April 3 the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) issued a circular announcing a crack-down on illegal “direct selling” schemes that defraud consumers. Some of the confusion stems from translation in Chinese of the word “chuan xiao” which can mean direct selling and multilevel marketing but may also include pyramid selling or chain selling. Please...
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2) WFN0400.doc
All rights reserved April 26, 2000 World Federation Activities China Issues Another Circular Affecting Direct Selling: On April 3 the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) issued a circular announcing a crack-down on illegal “direct selling” schemes that defraud consumers. Some of the confusion stems from translation in Chinese of the word “chuan xiao” which can mean direct selling and multilevel marketing but may also include pyramid selling or chain selling. Please...
(Score=99.11%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf0004.pdf)

3) wf010509.PDF
http://www.wfdsa.org 2 Copyright 2001 WFDSA Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA or ALCA) Business Forum Report Includes Direct Selling Reference WFDSA Regional Director Jorge Mendez participated in the FTAA Summit of the Americas business forum held in Buenos Aires this April. The global direct selling market today is at more than $85 billion in retail sales with over 37 million people earning an income from direct selling. Australia website: http://www.dsaa.asn.au e-mail: dsaa@...
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4) wf010509.PDF
http://www.wfdsa.org 2 Copyright 2001 WFDSA Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA or ALCA) Business Forum Report Includes Direct Selling Reference WFDSA Regional Director Jorge Mendez participated in the FTAA Summit of the Americas business forum held in Buenos Aires this April. The global direct selling market today is at more than $85 billion in retail sales with over 37 million people earning an income from direct selling. Australia website: http://www.dsaa.asn.au e-mail: dsaa@...
(Score=99.1%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf010509.pdf)

5) No Title
If the independent distributor, the direct sales representative, the direct sales operator or the direct marketing operator fails to refund the amount within the period prescribed in the foregoing paragraph, the said independent distributor, the direct sales representative, the direct sales operator or the direct marketing operator shall be subject to a fine at the rate as specified by the Commission. (1) It shall not confer benefit upon the independent distributor or self-employed direct ...
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6) 01-2-28.PDF
WFDSA Staff and Volunteers Working Around the World Representing For Direct Selling Over the next several months, direct selling staff and executive volunteers will be traveling in Asia, Latin America and Europe to represent and defend the interests of direct selling. Presentations were diverse, including: different direct selling modalities, direct selling basics, WFDSA and regional activities, academic programs, the "Ethics Video", and reinforcement the DSA’s role. Earlier the Association...
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7) 01-2-28.PDF
WFDSA Staff and Volunteers Working Around the World Representing For Direct Selling Over the next several months, direct selling staff and executive volunteers will be traveling in Asia, Latin America and Europe to represent and defend the interests of direct selling. Presentations were diverse, including: different direct selling modalities, direct selling basics, WFDSA and regional activities, academic programs, the "Ethics Video", and reinforcement the DSA’s role. Earlier the Association...
(Score=97.94%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf010228.pdf)

8) 01-2-28.PDF
WFDSA Staff and Volunteers Working Around the World Representing For Direct Selling Over the next several months, direct selling staff and executive volunteers will be traveling in Asia, Latin America and Europe to represent and defend the interests of direct selling. Presentations were diverse, including: different direct selling modalities, direct selling basics, WFDSA and regional activities, academic programs, the "Ethics Video", and reinforcement the DSA’s role. Earlier the Association...
(Score=97.94%, /members/newsletter/PDFs/wfdsa_test.pdf)

9) 01-2-28.PDF
WFDSA Staff and Volunteers Working Around the World Representing For Direct Selling Over the next several months, direct selling staff and executive volunteers will be traveling in Asia, Latin America and Europe to represent and defend the interests of direct selling. Presentations were diverse, including: different direct selling modalities, direct selling basics, WFDSA and regional activities, academic programs, the "Ethics Video", and reinforcement the DSA’s role. Earlier the Association...
(Score=97.94%, /members/newsletter/PDFs/ACF12D.pdf)

10) The Foreign Investors Council
11.2 Membership in ACVD shall be acquired based on the Resolution of the Board of Directors of ACVD. Statute Association of Direct Sale Companies July [*], 2002 SECTION III MANAGEMENT A. GENERAL PROVISIONS 19. Bodies of ACVD 19.1 The bodies of ACVD shall be the General Assembly of ACVD, the Board of Directors and the Censor. 37. Executive Director 37.1 The Board of Directors may appoint an Executive Director who shall be an employee of ACVD, responsible for organizing the day-to-day work of...
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11) Wfn72200.doc
WFDSA Develops Communications Strategy to Improve Direct Selling Reputation WFDSA Vice Chairman Mark Bain (Amway Corporation) is spearheading a long-term strategic plan to improve the reputation of direct selling. Direct Selling Working Group tasks include: spreading correct information about direct selling as a sales channel, improving the image of the direct selling industry, contributing to healthy competition and maintaining the Direct Selling Industry Code of Conduct. Despite the ...
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12) Wfn72200.doc
WFDSA Develops Communications Strategy to Improve Direct Selling Reputation WFDSA Vice Chairman Mark Bain (Amway Corporation) is spearheading a long-term strategic plan to improve the reputation of direct selling. Direct Selling Working Group tasks include: spreading correct information about direct selling as a sales channel, improving the image of the direct selling industry, contributing to healthy competition and maintaining the Direct Selling Industry Code of Conduct. Despite the ...
(Score=95.68%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf000403.pdf)

13) World Federation News December, 1998
Currently, academics are preparing to publish case studies and articles on direct selling in conjunction with CAVEDI's new Direct Selling Information Service. www.wfdsa.org 15 Direct sellers are urged to provide information regarding the DSA Code of Ethics through a link direct to the DSA web site or by providing a copy of the Code on their web site. If your direct selling company is headquartered in a DSA member country that contributed to the Guide, and your company is a member of the DSA,...
(Score=95.22%, /members/wfn1298.pdf)

14) World Federation News December, 1998
Currently, academics are preparing to publish case studies and articles on direct selling in conjunction with CAVEDI's new Direct Selling Information Service. www.wfdsa.org 15 Direct sellers are urged to provide information regarding the DSA Code of Ethics through a link direct to the DSA web site or by providing a copy of the Code on their web site. If your direct selling company is headquartered in a DSA member country that contributed to the Guide, and your company is a member of the DSA,...
(Score=95.22%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn1298.pdf)

15) wf010710.PDF
WFDSA Website Redesign Progressing WFDSA website is undergoing a redesign to improve functionality and dissemination of information to key audiences, such as government, consumers and consumer leaders, distributors, direct selling associations and companies. The global direct selling market today totals more than $82 billion in retail sales with over 39 million people earning an income from direct selling. Taiwan website: http://www.dsa.com.tw e-mail: info@dsa.org.tw Member Results in 2000:...
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16) wf010710.PDF
WFDSA Website Redesign Progressing WFDSA website is undergoing a redesign to improve functionality and dissemination of information to key audiences, such as government, consumers and consumer leaders, distributors, direct selling associations and companies. The global direct selling market today totals more than $82 billion in retail sales with over 39 million people earning an income from direct selling. Taiwan website: http://www.dsa.com.tw e-mail: info@dsa.org.tw Member Results in 2000:...
(Score=94.69%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf010710.pdf)

17) wf010710.PDF
WFDSA Website Redesign Progressing WFDSA website is undergoing a redesign to improve functionality and dissemination of information to key audiences, such as government, consumers and consumer leaders, distributors, direct selling associations and companies. The global direct selling market today totals more than $82 billion in retail sales with over 39 million people earning an income from direct selling. Taiwan website: http://www.dsa.com.tw e-mail: info@dsa.org.tw Member Results in 2000:...
(Score=94.69%, /members/newsletter/PDFs/wf010710.pdf)

18) wf010710.PDF
WFDSA Website Redesign Progressing WFDSA website is undergoing a redesign to improve functionality and dissemination of information to key audiences, such as government, consumers and consumer leaders, distributors, direct selling associations and companies. The global direct selling market today totals more than $82 billion in retail sales with over 39 million people earning an income from direct selling. Taiwan website: http://www.dsa.com.tw e-mail: info@dsa.org.tw Member Results in 2000:...
(Score=94.69%, /members/newsletter/PDFs/ACF10F6.pdf)

19) wf010710.PDF
WFDSA Website Redesign Progressing WFDSA website is undergoing a redesign to improve functionality and dissemination of information to key audiences, such as government, consumers and consumer leaders, distributors, direct selling associations and companies. The global direct selling market today totals more than $82 billion in retail sales with over 39 million people earning an income from direct selling. Taiwan website: http://www.dsa.com.tw e-mail: info@dsa.org.tw Member Results in 2000:...
(Score=94.69%, /members/newsletter/PDFs/ACF10E4.pdf)

20) WFN51991a.DOC
Since 1990, when Avon Products was the first direct selling company to enter the Chinese market, the direct selling industry has had an excellent record of economic and social contributions to the Chinese economy. Sales in the market increased steadily and estimated retail sales for companies in 1997 approached $1 billion with direct selling companies providing significant income earning opportunities to more than two million Chinese salespeople. http://www.wfdsa.org 3 representatives of the...
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21) WFN51991a.DOC
Since 1990, when Avon Products was the first direct selling company to enter the Chinese market, the direct selling industry has had an excellent record of economic and social contributions to the Chinese economy. Sales in the market increased steadily and estimated retail sales for companies in 1997 approached $1 billion with direct selling companies providing significant income earning opportunities to more than two million Chinese salespeople. http://www.wfdsa.org 3 representatives of the...
(Score=94.13%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf990503.pdf)

22) Wfn1100.PDF
The topics were: 1. The adaptations of direct selling concepts to the new business environment generated by Internet; 2. Direct sales and the Internet; 3. The competitive advantages of the direct selling model; 4. “Infomediários” (new agents) and direct sales; 5. Consumer loyalty in the cosmetic market; 6. Price discrimination: comparison between the discount policy in the traditional sales and direct selling; 7. Consumer behavior toward direct selling on the Internet; 8. Door-to-door sales ...
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23) Wfn1100.PDF
The topics were: 1. The adaptations of direct selling concepts to the new business environment generated by Internet; 2. Direct sales and the Internet; 3. The competitive advantages of the direct selling model; 4. “Infomediários” (new agents) and direct sales; 5. Consumer loyalty in the cosmetic market; 6. Price discrimination: comparison between the discount policy in the traditional sales and direct selling; 7. Consumer behavior toward direct selling on the Internet; 8. Door-to-door sales ...
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24) WFN42798.DOC
A number of direct selling companies have been operating successfully in China for the last several years, with retail sales for 1997 estimated at $2 billion via several million Chinese direct salespeople. Other direct selling companies were in the process of entering what has been described as potentially the world’s largest direct selling market. Although not exclusive to the direct selling industry, direct selling companies in Malaysia must receive prior approval from the Ministry of ...
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25) WFN42798.DOC
A number of direct selling companies have been operating successfully in China for the last several years, with retail sales for 1997 estimated at $2 billion via several million Chinese direct salespeople. Other direct selling companies were in the process of entering what has been described as potentially the world’s largest direct selling market. Although not exclusive to the direct selling industry, direct selling companies in Malaysia must receive prior approval from the Ministry of ...
(Score=93.48%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf980430.pdf)

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Canada Earnings claims in relation to a multi-level marketing (MLM) plan refer to claims made by a person with respect to earnings which a participant in the plan can expect to make. Chile There is no specific legislation in connection with earnings claims applicable to direct selling. (1) It shall not confer benefit upon the independent distributor or self-employed direct sales representative which is received as its main income by means of recruiting any person or recommending any ...
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Canada Earnings claims in relation to a multi-level marketing (MLM) plan refer to claims made by a person with respect to earnings which a participant in the plan can expect to make. Chile There is no specific legislation in connection with earnings claims applicable to direct selling. (1) It shall not confer benefit upon the independent distributor or self-employed direct sales representative which is received as its main income by means of recruiting any person or recommending any ...
(Score=92.77%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_earnings.cfm)

28) 21500.doc
For more information, contact Fatima Gaspar at e-mail: domus1@domus.org.br. Bulgaria Direct selling companies operating in Bulgaria met in December with a view to forming a direct selling association in this country. Funded by major direct selling companies and WFDSA, the PriceWaterhouseCoopers study on the socio-economic impact of direct selling in six European countries, with extrapolation to other EU markets, was released mid-October. http://www.wfdsa.org 16 designed as optional ...
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29) 21500.doc
For more information, contact Fatima Gaspar at e-mail: domus1@domus.org.br. Bulgaria Direct selling companies operating in Bulgaria met in December with a view to forming a direct selling association in this country. Funded by major direct selling companies and WFDSA, the PriceWaterhouseCoopers study on the socio-economic impact of direct selling in six European countries, with extrapolation to other EU markets, was released mid-October. http://www.wfdsa.org 16 designed as optional ...
(Score=91.99%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf000201.pdf)

30) World Federation News, August 4, 1997
The FEDSA position paper includes among other things, requests for: endorsement of the FEDSA Codes of Conduct, recognition of direct selling as a method of distribution, lifting trade barriers for direct selling, and conducting a European wide market study of direct selling. 3 CORPORATE REPORTS Amway Asia Pacific Third Quarter Results : Sales for the third quarter ended May 31 were US$231 million, an increase of 29 percent from US$179 million in the third quarter of last year. Retail sales ...
(Score=91.98%, /members/wfn73097.pdf)

31) World Federation News, December 16, 1997
Third quarter revenues for 1997 by country are listed with the percent change from the 1996 third quarter: Country Net Sales Percent Change Japan US $163.6 million 66.1 % Taiwan US $ 41.7 million 5.6 % South Korea US $ 7.5 million (81.4) % Thailand US $ 6.5 million -- Hong Kong US $ 6.0 million 48.7 % Sales to Company affiliates US $ 1.1 million (9.5) % Total Net Sales US $226.1 million 23.3 % For the first nine months of 1997, revenue advanced 42 percent to $667.4 million from $471.3 million...
(Score=91.98%, /members/wfn1212.pdf)

32) World Federation News, August 4, 1997
The FEDSA position paper includes among other things, requests for: endorsement of the FEDSA Codes of Conduct, recognition of direct selling as a method of distribution, lifting trade barriers for direct selling, and conducting a European wide market study of direct selling. 3 CORPORATE REPORTS Amway Asia Pacific Third Quarter Results : Sales for the third quarter ended May 31 were US$231 million, an increase of 29 percent from US$179 million in the third quarter of last year. Retail sales ...
(Score=91.98%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn73097.pdf)

33) World Federation News, December 16, 1997
Third quarter revenues for 1997 by country are listed with the percent change from the 1996 third quarter: Country Net Sales Percent Change Japan US $163.6 million 66.1 % Taiwan US $ 41.7 million 5.6 % South Korea US $ 7.5 million (81.4) % Thailand US $ 6.5 million -- Hong Kong US $ 6.0 million 48.7 % Sales to Company affiliates US $ 1.1 million (9.5) % Total Net Sales US $226.1 million 23.3 % For the first nine months of 1997, revenue advanced 42 percent to $667.4 million from $471.3 million...
(Score=91.98%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn1212.pdf)

34) WFN March 1999
http://www.wfdsa.org 6 Avon Products Reports Fiscal Year 1998 Results and Fourth Quarter Results For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 1999, Avon Products reported total sales rose 2% to $1.55 billion, versus $1.52 billion in the prior-year quarter. Excluding the effects of foreign currency translation, sales were up 7%. Net income increased 11% in the fourth quarter to $148.1 million, versus $133.7 million in the fourth quarter of 1997. Herbalife Reports Year End and Fourth Quarter ...
(Score=91.13%, /members/wf990301.pdf)

35) WFN March 1999
http://www.wfdsa.org 6 Avon Products Reports Fiscal Year 1998 Results and Fourth Quarter Results For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 1999, Avon Products reported total sales rose 2% to $1.55 billion, versus $1.52 billion in the prior-year quarter. Excluding the effects of foreign currency translation, sales were up 7%. Net income increased 11% in the fourth quarter to $148.1 million, versus $133.7 million in the fourth quarter of 1997. Herbalife Reports Year End and Fourth Quarter ...
(Score=91.13%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf990301.pdf)

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Mr. Glendening also asked if the CEO Council would vote and Mr. Offen noted that the three committee's goals as well as the mission of the organization would guide the CEO Council. Mr. Berglund also indicated that many members of the FEDSA executive committee supported the restructuring concept. Mr. Preston indicated he would have a final review of the structure with the CEO Council on April 5th and would update the executive committee accordingly.
(Score=91.13%, /members/materials/dis_ex020314.cfm)

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A non-Russian company may nevertheless incur Russian tax liability if, for instance, title to the company's products is transferred within Russia, or if Russian dealers or distributors act as sales representatives of the company rather than as the owners of such products. Western and Russian companies operating in Russia will be required to keep their Russian ruble funds in Russian banks. Commission payments by non-Russian direct selling companies to their distributors in Russia should be ...
(Score=91.11%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_general_test.cfm)

38) 9899.doc
Company Reports Avon Products Announces Second Quarter Results For the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, Avon Products reported sales rose 1 percent to $1.26 billion, versus $1.25 billion last year. Herbalife Reports Second Quarter Results For the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, Herbalife International reported retail sales increased 7 percent to $425.8 million, from $398.1 million in the 1998 comparable quarter. Tupperware Reports Second Quarter Results Tupperware reported net sales ...
(Score=91.09%, /members/wf991004.pdf)

39) 9899.doc
Company Reports Avon Products Announces Second Quarter Results For the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, Avon Products reported sales rose 1 percent to $1.26 billion, versus $1.25 billion last year. Herbalife Reports Second Quarter Results For the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, Herbalife International reported retail sales increased 7 percent to $425.8 million, from $398.1 million in the 1998 comparable quarter. Tupperware Reports Second Quarter Results Tupperware reported net sales ...
(Score=91.09%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf991004.pdf)

40) DATA : Quinta-feira, 26 de Abril de 2001
4 - If the supplier fulfills the obligations laid down in Article 7 within the withdrawal period referred in the previous paragraph and before the consumer has exercised that right, the consumer has 14 days to exercise the right of withdrawal as from the date that information is supplied. CHAPTER III Home contracts and similar ones Article 13 Definition and scope 1 – For the purposes of this chapter, home contract is a contract for the supply of goods and services which is proposed and ...
(Score=90.18%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/PDF/PortugalDecree143_2001.pdf)

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Introduction The purpose of this handbook, produced under the auspices of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations, is to help national Direct Selling Associations (DSAs) develop ongoing programs with consumer advocates or university professors in their countries. DIRECT SELLING DAYS ON CAMPUS PROGRAM One objective of the Direct Selling Days on Campus Program is to help marketing students bet- ter understand direct selling as one of several distribution chan- nels in the ...
(Score=90.15%, /members/dsafmanual.pdf)

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Both the Direct Sales and Anti-Pyramid laws are clearly designed to force direct selling into a single-level marketing (SLM) type structure with commission-based compensation capped at 30% of personal sales. Unlike a broader, aggregate sales based compensation cap which would allow flexibility for direct sales companies to maneuver, these rules as drafted create a framework whereit would be difficult for many direct sales company to be profitable. Despite significant growth potential for ...
(Score=90.14%, /members/dsas/dis_china.cfm)

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Section 2. Except as otherwise provided, the presiding officer of any duly constituted Regional Federation of national direct selling associations shall be an ex-officio, nonvoting member of the Board of Delegates. However, only one direct selling Regional Federation from any one region described in Section 10 of this Article shall be admitted to the Federation. Section 6. Vacancies which may occur, for any reason, on the Board of Delegates shall be filled by the member association ...
(Score=90.14%, /about_wfdsa/dis_articles12.cfm)

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Japan Regarding door-to-door sales, Act on Specified Commercial Transactions lays down a cooling off period of eight days from the date the consumer received the contract. Malaysia Section 2 of the Direct Sales Act 1993 defines the cooling-off period as a period of ten (10) working days after the date of the making of a direct sale contract. When the contract has been cancelled, the consumer must return, at his expense, the product to the seller (distance selling contracts) or keep the ...
(Score=90.12%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_cooling_bak.cfm)

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Czech Republic Amendment to the Civil Code - Act367[PDF] Consumer Credit Act 321-2001[PDF] Consumer Protection Act No. The Directive on Consumer Rights will incorporate certain provisions of the current Doorstep Selling Directive, whereas others will be repealed. Consumer Guarantees Legislative decree 24/02 concerns the implementation of 1999/44 EC Directive regarding certain aspects of consumer goods sale and guarantees.
(Score=89.05%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_others_bak.cfm)

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Czech Republic Amendment to the Civil Code - Act367[PDF] Consumer Credit Act 321-2001[PDF] Consumer Protection Act No. The Directive on Consumer Rights will incorporate certain provisions of the current Doorstep Selling Directive, whereas others will be repealed. Consumer Guarantees Legislative decree 24/02 concerns the implementation of 1999/44 EC Directive regarding certain aspects of consumer goods sale and guarantees.
(Score=89.05%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_others.cfm)

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The Code contains sections entitled “Conduct For the Protection of Consumers,” “Conduct Between Companies and Direct Sellers,” and “Conduct Between Companies. Companies shall provide to their Direct Sellers either a written agreement to be signed by both the Company and the Direct Seller or a written statement, containing all essential details of the relationship between the Direct Seller and the Company. Companies and Direct Sellers shall not systematically entice or solicit Direct Sellers ...
(Score=89.04%, /world_codes/dis_modelCodeLanguage.cfm)

48) 121599.doc
http://www.wfdsa.org 8 Herbalife Reports 1999 Third-Quarter Results Herbalife reported retail sales for the third quarter, ended September 30, 1999 increased 11 percent to $446.0 million, from $402.7 million in the 1998 comparable quarter. In the Asia/Pacific Rim region, 1999 third-quarter retail sales increased 11 percent to $193.7 million from $174.1 million in the third quarter of 1998. Tupperware Announces Third Quarter Results Tupperware reported net sales for the third quarter ended ...
(Score=87.9%, /members/wf991215.pdf)

49) 121599.doc
http://www.wfdsa.org 8 Herbalife Reports 1999 Third-Quarter Results Herbalife reported retail sales for the third quarter, ended September 30, 1999 increased 11 percent to $446.0 million, from $402.7 million in the 1998 comparable quarter. In the Asia/Pacific Rim region, 1999 third-quarter retail sales increased 11 percent to $193.7 million from $174.1 million in the third quarter of 1998. Tupperware Announces Third Quarter Results Tupperware reported net sales for the third quarter ended ...
(Score=87.9%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf991215.pdf)

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Direct Selling Legislation The only specific legislation for Direct Selling in New Zealand is the Door to Door Sales Act 1968. This law is scheduled to change late 2012 under the Consumer Law Review which will see the Door to Door Sales Act repealed and a new section included under the Fair Trading Act to cover "Uninvited Direct Sales". It prime powers are under the Commerce Act, the Companies Act, the Fair Trading Act and the Consumer Guarantees Act, The Telecommunications Ombudsman Act.
(Score=87.88%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_newzealand.cfm)

51) World Federation News, February 16, 1998
2, Issue 1 February 16, 1998 Direct Selling Corporate Leaders Join the CEO Council Thus far, ten corporate leaders in the global direct selling industry have joined Avon Products CEO Jim Preston to become part of the historic newly formed CEO Council. The Eismann companies control direct selling to consumers at home and the Family Frost companies cover street sales. 10 Selling Directive into the German legislation by June 4, 2000 might have had detrimental effects on direct selling as there ...
(Score=87.87%, /members/wfn21698.pdf)

52) World Federation News, February 16, 1998
2, Issue 1 February 16, 1998 Direct Selling Corporate Leaders Join the CEO Council Thus far, ten corporate leaders in the global direct selling industry have joined Avon Products CEO Jim Preston to become part of the historic newly formed CEO Council. The Eismann companies control direct selling to consumers at home and the Family Frost companies cover street sales. 10 Selling Directive into the German legislation by June 4, 2000 might have had detrimental effects on direct selling as there ...
(Score=87.87%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn21698.pdf)

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Unfair Commercial Practices in dealings with consumers The EU Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices towards consumers was implemented by the Consumer Protection Act 2007, which thus bans misleading, deceptive, aggressive practices and other unfair practices. Direct Selling Legislation The only specific legislation for Direct Selling in New Zealand is the Door to Door Sales Act 1968. It prime powers are under the Commerce Act, the Companies Act, the Fair Trading Act and the Consumer ...
(Score=87.87%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_general_bak.cfm)

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Unfair Commercial Practices in dealings with consumers The EU Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices towards consumers was implemented by the Consumer Protection Act 2007, which thus bans misleading, deceptive, aggressive practices and other unfair practices. Direct Selling Legislation The only specific legislation for Direct Selling in New Zealand is the Door to Door Sales Act 1968. It prime powers are under the Commerce Act, the Companies Act, the Fair Trading Act and the Consumer ...
(Score=87.87%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_general.cfm)

55) WFN1098.DOC
Operating income was 30.4 billion (US$215.8 million), down 36.4 percent, while net income declined 44.7 percent to 12.8 billion (US$90.6 million) Fourth-quarter net sales were 45.9 billion (US$325.2 million), down 13.9 percent from the same period in the previous year. Electrolux Announces Third Quarter and Nine Month Results For the third quarter of 1998, Electrolux announced sales totaled SEK 28,516 million (US$ 3.655 billion), an 2 percent increase over the third quarter of 1997. ...
(Score=87.83%, /members/wfn1098.pdf)

56) WFN7199a.DOC
“The mission of the World Federation is to support direct selling associations in the areas of governance, education, communication, consumer protection and ethics in the marketplace, and to promote personal interaction among direct selling executives regarding issues of importance to the industry. Save $125 if you sign up for World Congress X by September 3 ... register on-line now at www.wfdsa.org! http://www.wfdsa.org 6 million), while net income was down 19.5 percent to yen 3.0 billion (...
(Score=87.83%, /members/wf990715.pdf)

57) WFN1098.DOC
Operating income was 30.4 billion (US$215.8 million), down 36.4 percent, while net income declined 44.7 percent to 12.8 billion (US$90.6 million) Fourth-quarter net sales were 45.9 billion (US$325.2 million), down 13.9 percent from the same period in the previous year. Electrolux Announces Third Quarter and Nine Month Results For the third quarter of 1998, Electrolux announced sales totaled SEK 28,516 million (US$ 3.655 billion), an 2 percent increase over the third quarter of 1997. ...
(Score=87.83%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn1098.pdf)

58) WFN7199a.DOC
“The mission of the World Federation is to support direct selling associations in the areas of governance, education, communication, consumer protection and ethics in the marketplace, and to promote personal interaction among direct selling executives regarding issues of importance to the industry. Save $125 if you sign up for World Congress X by September 3 ... register on-line now at www.wfdsa.org! http://www.wfdsa.org 6 million), while net income was down 19.5 percent to yen 3.0 billion (...
(Score=87.83%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf990715.pdf)

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CEOs of direct selling companies that operate in 2 or more markets may join the WFDSA CEO Council. The WFDSA directory includes contact information of DSAs around the world, DSA-member companies, WFDSA committee members and Code Administrators. Direct selling refers to a distribution method, whereas multilevel marketing refers more specifically to a type of compensation plan found in direct selling.
(Score=86.6%, /members/resources/dis_faq.cfm)

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CEOs of direct selling companies that operate in 2 or more markets may join the WFDSA CEO Council. People who purchase through direct selling cite product quality, uniqueness and money-back guarantees as the top reasons for shopping through direct selling. Direct selling refers to a distribution method, whereas multilevel marketing refers more specifically to a type of compensation plan found in direct selling.
(Score=86.6%, /about_dir_sell/dis_faq.cfm)

61) No Title
Whereas the Directive bans the introduction of a “consumer” to a pyramid promotional scheme, the Irish legislation bans the introduction of a “person” to a pyramid selling scheme, irrespective of whether that person is a consumer. Japan Pyramid schemes which are based upon 'head-hunting', ie, paying primarily for the introduction of participants into the scheme rather than the sale of products to consumers, are prohibited under Act on Prevention of Pyramid Sales. 2, Series of 1993 ...
(Score=86.58%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_pyramid_bak.cfm)

62) No Title
Whereas the Directive bans the introduction of a “consumer” to a pyramid promotional scheme, the Irish legislation bans the introduction of a “person” to a pyramid selling scheme, irrespective of whether that person is a consumer. Japan Pyramid schemes which are based upon 'head-hunting', ie, paying primarily for the introduction of participants into the scheme rather than the sale of products to consumers, are prohibited under Act on Prevention of Pyramid Sales. 2, Series of 1993 ...
(Score=86.58%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_pyramid.cfm)

63) No Title
For direct sellers, a license permitting 'purchase of products for further sale' or 'mediation in the field of product sale' are applicable. Section 20 No person shall operate the business of direct sales unless registered to conduct the business of direct sales under this Act. Turkey A company intending to operate a direct selling business must apply for a direct sales license .
(Score=86.58%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_licences.cfm)

64) No Title
Canada Multi-level marketing companies are legislated federally by the Multi-Level Marketing and Pyramid Selling provisions of the Competition Act, Section 55, 1985. Multilevel marketing companies shall be in the form of statutory bodies (limited liability company) and have Multilevel Marketing Business Licenses (IUPB). Multilevel marketing businesses shall be executed on the basis of written agreements between multilevel marketing companies and sellers.
(Score=86.57%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_multi_bak.cfm)

65) No Title
Canada Multi-level marketing companies are legislated federally by the Multi-Level Marketing and Pyramid Selling provisions of the Competition Act, Section 55, 1985. Multilevel marketing companies shall be in the form of statutory bodies (limited liability company) and have Multilevel Marketing Business Licenses (IUPB). Multilevel marketing businesses shall be executed on the basis of written agreements between multilevel marketing companies and sellers.
(Score=86.57%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_multi.cfm)

66) 99BUDFIN.DOC
WFDSA 1999 Final Budget Approved 2/19/99 j:intl/wfdsa/99budfin.doc Assumptions Expenses Administration and Overhead: Meetings: • Assumes four Executive Committee meetings in 1999 and one Board of Directors meeting (Executive Committee meetings will be held in the following places: 1) Mexico 2) San Diego [in conjunction with USDSA annual meeting] 3) Paris, France and 4) Maui, Hawaii preceding World Congress X. The Board of Directors meeting will also be held in Maui, Hawaii preceding World ...
(Score=86.56%, /members/materials/99budfin.pdf)

67) No Title
An individual direct seller is empowered and direct service is merged with digital communications to create a new level of customer service excellence. Direct sales is a personal experience with the relationship between the customer and direct seller creating value far beyond the price of the product. The reorder goes direct to the pick line, the product direct to the customer, the commission check direct to the Consultant.
(Score=86.56%, /library/dis_saopaulo.cfm)

68) No Title
EU law provisions on guarantees and product liability can be found in the Directive on Guarantee on Consumer Goods and in the Products Liability Directive. The Directive on Consumer Rights will incorporate certain provisions of the current Doorstep Selling Directive, whereas others will be repealed. The Directive on Consumer Rights will incorporate certain provisions of the current Distance Selling Directive, whereas others will be repealed.
(Score=86.52%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_europeanunion.cfm)

69) No Title
Ten percent of direct selling consumers live in rural areas and 10 percent of direct selling customers are age 61 or older. In 2004, there were approximately 1.5 million Brazilians associated with the direct selling industry: most of these are direct sellers who received compensation (commissions, overrides or bonuses) from direct selling companies. In 2003, there were approximately 1.3 million Canadian workers associated with the direct selling industry: most of these are direct sellers who ...
(Score=85.11%, /library/dis_socio-economic_facts.cfm)

70) No Title
Malaysia A company intending to operate a direct selling business must apply for a direct sales license before it can commence operations as provided under Section 4 of the DSA 1993. Section 20 No person shall operate the business of direct sales unless registered to conduct the business of direct sales under this Act. Turkey A company intending to operate a direct selling business must apply for a direct sales license .
(Score=85.1%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_licences_bak.cfm)

71) MIN52399.DOC
Regional Director Reports Mr. Preston suggested members refer to the written regional reports that were distributed before the meeting. Executive Director Reports Mr. Bressler reported that the International Chamber of Commerce approved the final draft of its direct selling code, incorporating important changes that Mr. Bressler had suggested be made in it in order to make it consistent with the WFDSA Codes. Mr. Glendening suggested that regional directors draft letters to each company ...
(Score=85.08%, /members/materials/exmn0599.pdf)

72) Microsoft Word - Prague Direct Selling Seminar February 2009 - Draft progra…
Presidency of the European Union of the Czech Republic SEMINAR ON DIRECT SELLING Prague, 11 February 2009 Mr Jan Stránský, Chairman of the Czech Direct Selling Association and Mr Richard Berry, Chairman of the Federation of European Direct Selling Associations (FEDSA) have the honour to convene administrators and stakeholders for a seminar on direct selling. ka President, Czech Association of Trade and TourismQ&A 12.00hPress conference 12.30hBuffet lunch The organisers Asociae osobního ...
(Score=85.07%, /press/pdfs/Seminar Program2.pdf)

73) Microsoft Word - Prague Direct Selling Seminar February 2009 - Draft progra…
Presidency of the European Union of the Czech Republic SEMINAR ON DIRECT SELLING Prague, 11 February 2009 Mr Jan Stránský, Chairman of the Czech Direct Selling Association and Mr Richard Berry, Chairman of the Federation of European Direct Selling Associations (FEDSA) have the honour to convene administrators and stakeholders for a seminar on direct selling. ka President, Czech Association of Trade and TourismQ&A 12.00hPress conference 12.30hBuffet lunch The organisers Asociae osobního ...
(Score=85.07%, /press/pdfs/Seminar Program1.pdf)

74) Microsoft Word - Prague Direct Selling Seminar February 2009 - Draft progra…
Presidency of the European Union of the Czech Republic SEMINAR ON DIRECT SELLING Prague, 11 February 2009 Mr Jan Stránský, Chairman of the Czech Direct Selling Association and Mr Richard Berry, Chairman of the Federation of European Direct Selling Associations (FEDSA) have the honour to convene administrators and stakeholders for a seminar on direct selling. ka President, Czech Association of Trade and TourismQ&A 12.00hPress conference 12.30hBuffet lunch The organisers Asociae osobního ...
(Score=85.07%, /press/pdfs/Seminar Program.pdf)

75) No Title
Austria Direct sellers are mostly independent but there are also direct selling companies with a number of employees. Ireland Generally the legal relationship between direct sales companies and the direct seller is one of independent contractor. Direct Sellers of operating companies are either independent commission salespersons (commercial agents) or independent distributors (buy / sell dealers).
(Score=85.03%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_status_bak.cfm)

76) No Title
Austria Direct sellers are mostly independent but there are also direct selling companies with a number of employees. Ireland Generally the legal relationship between direct sales companies and the direct seller is one of independent contractor. Direct Sellers of operating companies are either independent commission salespersons (commercial agents) or independent distributors (buy / sell dealers).
(Score=85.03%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_status.cfm)

77) No Title
Japan Regarding door-to-door sales, Act on Specified Commercial Transactions lays down a cooling off period of eight days from the date the consumer received the contract. Malaysia Section 2 of the Direct Sales Act 1993 defines the cooling-off period as a period of ten (10) working days after the date of the making of a direct sale contract. When the contract has been cancelled, the consumer must return, at his expense, the product to the seller (distance selling contracts) or keep the ...
(Score=85.03%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_cooling.cfm)

78) EXCOM498.DOC
Mr. Sanchez de Anda asked that his Executive Director title be used in addition to his title as Regional Director. ” In the section under “Regions”, Mr. Berglund deleted the section “ the WFDSA Executive Committee representation of the Israel DSA by FEDSA ” and added the following “ that the two Regional Directors for Europe would represent Israel “ to the sentence beginning with “Mr. Bressler made a motion to the Committee to approve. ” Also in the Regional Reports section Mr. Berglund ...
(Score=83.47%, /members/materials/ex980416.pdf)

79) excm997r.doc
Corrected Minutes World Federation of Direct Selling Associations Executive Committee Meeting September 29, 1997 Dublin, Ireland Attendees Mr. James E. Preston, Chairman (Avon) Mr. Hans Adelmann, Regional Director (Tupperware) Mr. Pascual Albrizio, Past Chairman ( Natura) Mr. Helmy Attamimi, Regional Director (Avon) Mr. Richard Bartlett, Vice Chairman (Mary Kay) Mr. Anders Berglund, Vice Chairman ( Lux) Mr. John Brown, Vice Chairman (Amway) Mr. Philippe Dailey, Regional Director (SVD/DSA ...
(Score=83.47%, /members/materials/ex970929.pdf)

80) BSN0290059.doc
Part 1 Direct Sales Business Operation _________________ Section 20 No person shall engage in a direct sales business, unless such direct sales business is registered in accordance with this Act. In case of failure of the independent seller, direct sales agent, direct sales trader or direct marketing trader to return money in the amount and within the time set forth in paragraph one, the independent seller, direct sales agent, direct sales trader or direct marketing operator shall pay ...
(Score=83.47%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/PDF/ThaiSalesMarketAct.pdf)

81) No Title
Washington, DC -- The United States Direct Selling Association (DSA) today called on Congress to support extending normal trade relations (NTR) to China for another year, thus retaining current US tariffs on Chinese goods and ensuring that bilateral trade will continue. The DSA applauds the provisions in the agreement relating to distribution of products -- provisions that will allow more direct selling companies to expand operations into China. About the Direct Selling Association DSA is ...
(Score=83.47%, /members/dsas/dis_china9.cfm)

82) No Title
Participants included 12 professors with four each from Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong, three executives representing Mary Kay Inc., Avon Products China Co. Ltd., and Amway China Co. Ltd. , Dr Jerry Albaum, the official meeting host, two staff assistants from Mary Kay China and myself. Three Chinese professors represented three of China's best-known universities, Beijing or Peking University, Renmin or The People's University of China in Beijing, and the Shanghai Jiaotong University.
(Score=83.47%, /members/dis_meetingreport.cfm)

83) No Title
I have spent 40 years in the direct selling industry, and I believe that our industry has a special potential for helping tens of millions of individuals here in Latin America and elsewhere to achieve economic freedom. Second, as vice chairman of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations, I represent 1,000 companies in 140 countries with thirty-one million independent business people. The Wirthlin Study says that 25% of former independent direct sellers anticipate they will return...
(Score=83.47%, /library/dis_vitalvoi.cfm)

84) No Title
The World Direct Selling Code of Conduct towards Direct Sellers, between Direct Sellers, and between Companies (hereinafter referred to as the "Code") is published by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) for its national Direct Selling association members. The Code concerns the relations between Direct Selling companies and Direct Sellers, between Direct Sellers, and between Direct Selling companies. DSAs: Direct Selling Associations are national associations of ...
(Score=83.42%, /world_codes/dis_tosellers2.cfm)

85) No Title
Prohibition on Products There are no prohibitions on the sale of any consumer product by direct sellers. Status of Direct Sellers In many direct sales companies, the legal relationship between the sales force and the direct seller can be defined as one of independent contractor status. Canada Consumer Product Safety Act The purpose of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is to protect the public by addressing or preventing dangers to human health or safety that are posed by ...
(Score=83.42%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_canada.cfm)

86) No Title
Multilevel marketing, also known as "network marketing," relationship marketing” and "multilevel direct selling," is an important component of the Direct Selling industry. Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSA's). The WFDSA strongly endorses legislation, consistent with the World Codes of Conduct, that clearly makes the distinction between ...
(Score=83.42%, /legal_reg/dis_multimarketing_removed10112012.cfm)

87) No Title
Multilevel marketing, also known as "network marketing," relationship marketing” and "multilevel direct selling," is an important component of the Direct Selling industry. Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSA's). The WFDSA strongly endorses legislation, consistent with the World Codes of Conduct, that clearly makes the distinction between ...
(Score=83.42%, /legal_reg/dis_multimarketing.cfm)

88) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSA's). Independent direct sellers are those individuals engaged on their own behalf, or on behalf of a direct selling company, selling products and services through personal sales contacts, and are commonly referred to in some jurisdictions as independent contractors. Some commonly known types of direct marketing...
(Score=83.42%, /legal_reg/dis_directselling_removed10112012.cfm)

89) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSA's). Independent direct sellers are those individuals engaged on their own behalf, or on behalf of a direct selling company, selling products and services through personal sales contacts, and are commonly referred to in some jurisdictions as independent contractors. Some commonly known types of direct marketing...
(Score=83.42%, /legal_reg/dis_directselling.cfm)

90) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSA's). Independent direct sellers are those individuals engaged on their own behalf, or on behalf of a direct selling company, selling products and services through personal sales contacts, and are commonly referred to in some jurisdictions as independent contractors. Some commonly known types of direct marketing...
(Score=83.42%, /about_dir_sell/dis_directselling.cfm)

91) WFN8198a.doc
Company Reports Amway Asia Pacific Announces Third Quarter Results Amway Asia Pacific Ltd. reported net sales for the third quarter ended May 31, 1998 were US $133.6 million, a decrease of 42.1 percent from US $230.9 million in the third quarter of last year. Retail sales for the six months ended June 30, 1998 increased 18 percent to US $796.6 million, and net sales also advanced 18 percent to US $419.7 million. Net sales decreased US $46.5 million, or 14.8 percent, to US $268.8 million ...
(Score=83.38%, /members/wf980801.pdf)

92) WFN8198a.doc
Company Reports Amway Asia Pacific Announces Third Quarter Results Amway Asia Pacific Ltd. reported net sales for the third quarter ended May 31, 1998 were US $133.6 million, a decrease of 42.1 percent from US $230.9 million in the third quarter of last year. Retail sales for the six months ended June 30, 1998 increased 18 percent to US $796.6 million, and net sales also advanced 18 percent to US $419.7 million. Net sales decreased US $46.5 million, or 14.8 percent, to US $268.8 million ...
(Score=83.38%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf980801.pdf)

93) No Title
Hong Kong: July 20, 1998--Amway Asia Pacific Ltd. (NYSE:AAP; ASX: AMW) announced today that Amway China will resume business operations on July 21, 1998 after having received approval for its revised plan of operations from the Chinese national government. The new plan of operations will combine retail locations operated by the company with a strong team of non-employee sales representatives to promote Amway's products and to service customers. Amway Asia Pacific Ltd. is one of the largest ...
(Score=81.69%, /members/dsas/dis_china7.cfm)

94) No Title
The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) World Codes of Conduct sets the standard of ethical behavior in the marketplace for direct selling companies around the world. Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, non-profit, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of 52 national direct selling associations. Since 1985, when Avon Products was the first direct selling company to enter the Chinese market, the direct ...
(Score=81.69%, /members/dsas/dis_china10.cfm)

95) No Title
INTRODUCTION: This submission is respectfully submitted by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) in the hope that it will be of assistance to the European Commission as it analyzes the Final Report entitled Door to Door Selling - Pyramid Selling - MultiLevel Marketing (Contract No. WFDSA Background: Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a not-for-profit federation of national direct selling trade associations (DSAs) from 52 countries and one regional federation representing ...
(Score=81.69%, /library/dis_pyramidselling.cfm)

96) No Title
The World Direct Selling Code of Conduct Towards Consumers (hereinafter referred to as the "Code") is published by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) for its national Direct Selling association members. DSAs: Direct Selling Associations are national associations of Direct Selling companies representing the interest of the Direct Selling industry of a country. Direct Seller: A Direct Seller is a person who is a member of a distribution system of a Direct Selling ...
(Score=81.64%, /world_codes/dis_toconsumers2.cfm)

97) No Title
DSA Ethics Tool Kit Suggested Newsletter Article Explains DSA Code of Ethics to members of a company's independent field sales force. As a proud member of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), (Name of Company goes here) supports the Association's "Code of Ethics," a promise to uphold the highest standards of business practices. The DSA Code of Ethics is enforced by an independent Code Administrator not affiliated with any member company.
(Score=81.64%, /members/tools/ethics/dis_ethics_newsletter.cfm)

98) No Title
DSA shall require a formal agreement from applying companies (renewed each year by member companies) that their business complies with the National DSA Code and applicable portions of the WFDSA code. The DSA shall rank the following standards: 1) DSA has no relationship, a poor relationship or a very limited relationship with the four key groups; 2) DSA has some contact and a working relationship with the four key group; 3) DSA has regular contact and a good relationship with the key group ...
(Score=81.64%, /members/tools/a_m/dis_dsaBronzeSilverGoldPS.cfm)

99) No Title
The APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative is an international program sponsored by WFDSA in partnership with the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF). The CEPI will produce a series of consumer education programs hosted by interested APEC economies and local Direct Selling Associations. The Direct Selling Association endorses the APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI).
(Score=81.64%, /members/resources/dis_apecCepiResources.cfm)

100) EXMN1098.DOC
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes October 13, 1998 8:30am - 4:00pm Renaissance Prague Hotel, Brandl Room Prague, Czech Republic Attendees: Executive Committee Members : Staff: James Preston, Chairman Anna Fernau, USDSA Hans Adelmann, Regional Director, Europe Marlene Futterman, USDSEF Pascual Albrizio, Past Chairman Gerald Gilbert, General Counsel Richard Bartlett, Vice Chairman, Education Anders Berglund, Vice Chairman, Governance John Brown, Vice Chairman, Communications Philippe Dailey, ...
(Score=81.64%, /members/materials/exmn1098.pdf)

101) No Title
Australia The only industry specific tax is in regard to Sales Tax (Wholesale Sales Tax) which is the tax payable on the last wholesale transaction. Lithuania The following taxes are payable by direct sellers: income tax, health insurance tax, social security tax. Income Tax Salespeople have to inform the tax authorities on their income and pay income tax according to the general legislation.
(Score=81.64%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_taxes_bak.cfm)

102) No Title
Australia The only industry specific tax is in regard to Sales Tax (Wholesale Sales Tax) which is the tax payable on the last wholesale transaction. Lithuania The following taxes are payable by direct sellers: income tax, health insurance tax, social security tax. Income Tax Salespeople have to inform the tax authorities on their income and pay income tax according to the general legislation.
(Score=81.64%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_report_taxes.cfm)

103) No Title
Status of Direct Sellers DIRECT VENDOR 'S STATUTE 1. Direct Sales – The direct sales should be understood as the one whose products and services are presented directly to the consumer through personal explanation and demonstrations. 4. Autonomous Job – The direct vendor, without the employment relationship's subordination, promotes direct sales in an autonomous way, placing orders for the company, which he represents. 2. The moving merchant, besides welfare contribution, is subject to ...
(Score=81.64%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_brazil.cfm)

104) No Title
The APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative is an international program sponsored by WFDSA in partnership with the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF). The CEPI will produce a series of consumer education programs hosted by interested APEC economies and local Direct Selling Associations. The Direct Selling Association endorses the APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI).
(Score=81.64%, /members/dis_apeccepi_resour.cfm)

105) No Title
Objective of the Global Solutions for Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative (GWEEE): The overall objective of GWEEE is to provide basic business skills training to women micro entrepreneurs in the APEC region. GWEEE Outline - WFDSA and IIB assessed the needs, identified content and developed generic basic business training toolkit for women micro entrepreneurs. For future facilitator training sessions, facilitators with be provided with the training material in advance of the training.
(Score=81.64%, /initiatives/dis_gweee.cfm)

106) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSAs). The World Federation and its national DSAs have always understood the necessity for ethical conduct in the marketplace and as such the WFDSA has developed a World Codes of Conduct for Direct Selling which all national DSAs have approved and implemented in their national codes. All direct selling companies ...
(Score=81.64%, /consumers_direct/dis_direct_sub1.cfm)

107) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization representing the direct selling industry globally as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations (DSAs). The World Federation and its national DSAs have always understood the necessity for ethical conduct in the marketplace and as such the WFDSA has developed a World Codes of Conduct for Direct Selling which all national DSAs have approved and implemented in their national codes. All direct selling companies ...
(Score=81.64%, /about_dir_sell/dis_direct_sub1.cfm)

108) wfn1200.PDF
The concept is to designate one day of each year during which millions of direct sellers and employees of direct selling companies would devote their time to major community issues/needs. A direct selling brochure has been updated and includes information on direct selling issues and statistics…On September 28 Finland became a member of the Nordic DSA Committee. www.wfdsa.org Copyright 2000 WFDSA 8 Italy website: http://www.usernet.org/avedisco e-mail: avedisco@tin.it Issues/Activities: The...
(Score=81.59%, /members/wf001219.pdf)

109) GRANT AGREEMENT
WFDSA International Grant Agreement Page 1 WFDSA GRANT AGREEMENT This grant agreement is entered into between the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (hereinafter referred to as “Grantor”) and ___________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Grantee”). WFDSA International Grant Agreement Page 2 Matching Program Funding The Grantor (WFDSA) will provide matching program funding for various programs described in point 2 of the present agreement.
(Score=81.59%, /members/tools/a_m/GrantAgreement.pdf)

110) EVALUATION FORM
2. Infrastructure/Administration 2.1 DSA must publish and make available association’s Articles and Bylaws and current membership information; 2.2 DSA must have a logo; 2.3 DSA should have a website. 5. Ethics And Self-Regulation 5.1 DSA must publish Code of Ethics in local language in compliance with the WFDSA World Codes of Conduct for direct selling; 5.2 DSA must nominate an independent Code Administrator; 5.3 DSA must establish and publish “How to File a Code Complaint” procedure in ...
(Score=81.59%, /members/tools/a_m/DSAstandards.pdf)

111) No Title
WFDSA membership dues are based on the following: a) $5 Billion Annual Retail Salesand Above- $5,000; b) $2.5-5 Billion Annual Retail Sales- $1,000; c) $1-2.4 Billion Annual Retail Sales- $750; d) $250-999 Million Annual Retail Sales - $500, e) Up To 249 Million Annual Retail Sales - $250. Once your DSA membership is approved, WFDSA provides various technical and financial support to its member DSAs , which your national DSA can benefit from. If your DSA is interested in applying for program...
(Score=81.59%, /members/tools/a_m/dis_memInfraAdmin.cfm)

112) wfn1200.PDF
The concept is to designate one day of each year during which millions of direct sellers and employees of direct selling companies would devote their time to major community issues/needs. A direct selling brochure has been updated and includes information on direct selling issues and statistics…On September 28 Finland became a member of the Nordic DSA Committee. www.wfdsa.org Copyright 2000 WFDSA 8 Italy website: http://www.usernet.org/avedisco e-mail: avedisco@tin.it Issues/Activities: The...
(Score=81.59%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wf001219.pdf)

113) No Title
As individual direct sellers described above, direct selling companies who pay more than $600 in non-employee compensation or who sell more than $5,000 in goods to one or more direct sellers during a calendar year must file an information return. Rather, the individual direct seller is responsible for paying self-employment tax on their direct selling earnings. While not intended to encompass direct selling, business opportunity laws and franchising laws should be examined by direct selling...
(Score=81.59%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_unitedstates.cfm)

114) No Title
Is your company treating you the way it should as required by the Code of Ethics? The following are Situations and Q&A based on the DSA Code of Ethics. They represent situations you may face while running your direct selling business.
(Score=79.67%, /world_codes/resources-member-companies/dis_pageNav.cfm)

115) No Title
If you have a complaint against a Direct Selling Association (DSA) member company (or an individual direct seller representing a direct selling company) that is a member of a DSA, you can file a complaint. If your complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction after completing step 1 and 2 (above), you should send the complete history of your complaint, including responses from both the company and the local DSA to WFDSA at: info@wfdsa.org. WFDSA will contact the local DSA Code Administrator...
(Score=79.67%, /world_codes/dis_how-file-code-complaint.cfm)

116) WFDSA World Congress XIII
Alessandro Carlucci Vice Chairman WFDSA Back to Top Dr. Fred Cooper President and Chief Operating Officer USANA Health Sciences Back to Top
(Score=79.67%, /worldcongress13/speakers.html)

117) WFDSA World Congress XIII
Themed “Empowering Lives Globally”, the WFDSA World Congress XIII 2008, held from 8 to 10 October 2008, at the Raffles City Convention Centre, ended on a high note. This congress would not have been such a great success without the support and help from all DSAs, particularly the 13th WFDSA World Congress Advisory Council, which are made up of representatives from DSAs in this region, including Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, India, Australia and New ...
(Score=79.67%, /worldcongress13/index.html)

118) WFDSA World Congress XIII
DSAS stands for Direct Selling Association of Singapore. It is a trade association and was founded by a small number of legitimate and reputable direct selling companies. It was formed specifically to represent the interest of legitimate direct selling companies operating in Singapore.
(Score=79.67%, /worldcongress13/abt_organisers.html)

119) World Congress XII Stop Press
Attention all Suppliers Throughout World Congress XII, we will be promoting a suppliers exhibition. This is a great opportunity for you to interact and network with key decision makers from around the world, representing all of the Direct Selling organisations. This will be the first time that a suppliers exhibition has been at the World Congress, so do not miss this opportunity to book your exhibition space now, be it space for your own display or within our shell scheme that will be ...
(Score=79.67%, /worldcongress12/worldcongress12/supplierexhibition.htm)

120) World Congress XII Stop Press
Attention all Suppliers Throughout World Congress XII, we will be promoting a suppliers exhibition. This is a great opportunity for you to interact and network with key decision makers from around the world, representing all of the Direct Selling organisations. This will be the first time that a suppliers exhibition has been at the World Congress, so do not miss this opportunity to book your exhibition space now, be it space for your own display or within our shell scheme that will be ...
(Score=79.67%, /worldcongress12/supplierexhibition.htm)

121) World Federation News, October 15, 1997
A project called “Q 2000” is designed to improve the ethical behavior of direct selling companies by reducing consumer complaints, direct seller complaints against companies, and complaints from authorities. The following minimum fee contributions were approved: US$25,000 for direct selling companies with retail sales over US$1 billion; US$15,000 for direct selling companies with retail sales between US$500 million and US$1 billion; and US$10,000 for direct selling companies with less than ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/wfn-1097.pdf)

122) No Title
The sides of the DSA logo should always be vertical and the top and bottom of the DSA logo should always be horizontal. DSA's logo should not be incorporated into another symbol or logo and should remain secondary in importance to your company logo. DSA's president may authorize or revoke member use of the DSA logo.
(Score=79.67%, /members/tools/ethics/dis_dsa_logo.cfm)

123) No Title
WFDSA has developed “Bronze”, “Silver” and “Gold” DSA performance standards for the purpose of benchmarking the current operating and organizational characteristics among its member DSAs in an effort to strengthen DSAs and achieve excellence in association management globally. These standards represent guidelines for the DSAs in the following categories: a) Membership; b) Infrastructure/Administration; c) Finance Structure; d) External Relationships; e) Ethics and Self-Regulation; f) ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/tools/a_m/dis_dsaPerformStandards_bak.cfm)

124) World Federation News, October 15, 1997
A project called “Q 2000” is designed to improve the ethical behavior of direct selling companies by reducing consumer complaints, direct seller complaints against companies, and complaints from authorities. The following minimum fee contributions were approved: US$25,000 for direct selling companies with retail sales over US$1 billion; US$15,000 for direct selling companies with retail sales between US$500 million and US$1 billion; and US$10,000 for direct selling companies with less than ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/newsletter/wfn/wfn-1097.pdf)

125) EXCOM299.DOC
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes February 19, 1999 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Camino Real Hotel, Camino Real 3 Room Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Attendees: Executive Committee Members: Staff: James Preston, Chairman Anna Fernau, WFDSA Hans Adelmann, Regional Director, Europe Gerald Gilbert, General Counsel Pascual Albrizio, Past Chairman Richard Bartlett, Vice Chairman, Education Philippe Dailey, Regional Director, Europe Mary Ann Dirzis, Assistant Treasurer Anthony Donnan, Chairman, FEDSA Bradley ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/materials/exmn0299.pdf)

126) Association Advisory Council Meeting Minutes?
4) Ethics Program of Work •2003 Annual Codes of Conduct $ 1,000 to conduct a WFDSA Codes of Conduct review and confirm the extent to which DSAs 1) have adopted Codes; 2) verifiably enforce Codes (Code Administrator's report or other means); 3) publicize Codes and their implications to direct sellers and consumers. $ 5,100 Sub-Total Ethics 101 Program •Ethics/Code Webpage Template $ 7,340 to develop an Ethics/Code template for DSA websites - 4 webpages on opportunity, schemes, Codes and ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/materials/assocadvisdocs/min0203.pdf)

127) No Title
Russian direct selling companies are not obligated to report registered distributors’ earnings on a regular basis, but if companies receive inquires from Russian tax authorities, they must provide these authorities with corresponding information concerning the commission paid to the distributor. PROPERTY TAX rate (max) is 2.2% (regional authorities may introduce lower tax rates as well as grant tax exemptions). Tax for direct selling is not paid in 2013 because unified tax on imputed income ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_russia.cfm)

128) No Title
2, Series of 1993 Prohibiting Chain Distribution Plans or Pyramid Sales Schemes in the Sale of Consumer Products. 3.1 Administrative Proceedings under R.A. 7394 3.1.1 Who May File a complaint “Consumer” is defined by the Consumer Act as a natural person who is a purchaser, lessee, recipient or prospective buyer, lessee or recipient of consumer products, services or credit.
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129) No Title
The matrix below illustrates the countries which have contributed to the Guide. To view the entire report for a particular country, click on the country name in the left hand column. The columns in the matrix below represent the thirteen sections of the report for each country.
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130) No Title
Cooling-off Period The 1972 law (included into the consumption code with the articles L121-21 to L121-33) covering the marketing of products and services by a seller or its representatives protects consumers’ rights in direct selling, for person to person sales and party plan, at home or at the workplace (away from shops or exhibitions). The Law (please delete of 10 January) please add 1st July 2010 included into the consumption code with the articles L311-1 to (DELETE L311 37) please add ...
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131) evaldsa2.PDF
_____ Number of Complaints from Consumers _____ Number of Complaints from Consumer Officials/Organizations 2. Types of consumer complaints received by consumer groups, prior to the APEC CEPI program: _____ High Pressure Sales Complaints _____ Privacy Complaints _____ Cooling-off and Return of Goods Complaints _____ Delivery Complaints _____ Recruiting Complaints _____ Product Guarantee/Quality Complaints _____ Deceptive or Misleading Literature, Verbal Promises, etc. Complaints _____ Order ...
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132) No Title
All direct selling companies should be admitted into membership of Direct Selling Associations so long as they have a good reputation in the host country. Admission decisions would always rest with the national DSA and the purpose of the pendency period would be to allow a company to establish an earned reputation for ethical behavior. In addition, this memo will be distributed at the WFDSA Board of Directors meeting which will be held on June 14. A list of the companies represented in ...
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133) No Title
WASHINGTON, DC -- The United States Direct Selling Association (DSA) today applauded the agreement reached by China and the United States in World Trade Organization (WTO) accession negotiations on a thorny trade issue regarding the future of the direct selling industry in China. In addition, during the interim period, in the China-U.S. working party protocol, China has agreed to develop regulations for direct selling based on the World Federation of Direct Selling Association's World Codes ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/dsas/dis_china8.cfm)

134) No Title
Washington, DC -- The United States Direct Selling Association (DSA) today called on Congress to support extending normal trade relations (NTR) to China for another year, thus retaining current US tariffs on Chinese goods and ensuring that bilateral trade will continue. "The interests of the United States are best served by continuing to foster a positive relationship with China," said Neil Offen, President and CEO of DSA, a Washington, DC, based trade association. The DSA applauds the ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/dsas/dis_china11.cfm)

135) No Title
Together with five Thai government ministries, the Direct Selling Association of Thailand, supported by funding from the US Direct Selling Association, hosted this major CEPI conference with the objective of enhancing consumer protection in Thailand. Following the Bangkok CEPI conference that they helped organize, the Thai Consumer Protection Board created a "Consumer Protection Youth Club" whose purpose is to educate Thai youth about consumer protection concepts. Supporting the initiatives...
(Score=79.67%, /members/dis_thai_cepi_report.cfm)

136) No Title
Mr. Hee Sook Lee, Chairman of academic meeting & Professor of Chung Buk National University, stated that “It is important to compensate for the consumer damage but, it is more important to educate consumer about prevention against consumer damage before consumer is inflicted damage. Ms. Golodner explained the consumer protection policy in the US marketplace and stressed the importance of consumer education, consumer rights and responsibilities and corporate social responsibility and ethics. ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/dis_Korea-Program.cfm)

137) greece.doc
Thissio- 118 51 Athens, GREECE Tel: (30) 1 3421 579 Fax: (30) 1 3421 913 Stavros Efremides Members AMC RAINBOW DSA Officers: 165 L. Katsoni Str. 161.22, Kessariani GR Chairman Tel: (30) 1 269 138 Tel: (30) 1 724 8444 Fax: (30) 1 261 2445 Fax: (30) 1 723 5909 John Yanakopoulos Mr. Goros Paul Cheladakis Dart Hellas SAI Cookware Cleaning systems 4, Akademias Str. Tel: (30) 1 994 1711 Tel: (30) 1 3421 579 Tel: (30) 1 3637 415 Fax: (30) 1 994 0363 Fax: (300 1 3421 913 Fax: (30) 1 3609 670 ...
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138) CZECHF~1.PDF
Czech National Direct Selling Association c/o Amway Czech Republic Nad Kazankou 29 Prague 7, CZECH REPUBLIC 17000 Jan Stransky Date of Annual Meeting: September Annual Budget: US $23,400 Members: AMWAY CZECH REPUBLIC VORWERK WFDSA Board Nad Kazankou 29 Zeleny pruh 95/97 Representative: Prague 7 Praha 4 170 00 140 00 Jan Stransky Tel: (42) 2 83 017 120 Tel: (42) 2 61 31 75 90 Amway Czech Republic Fax: (42) 2 854 21 00 Fax: (42) 2 61 26 04 56 Nad Kazankou 29 Jan Stransky Petr Steciv Prague 7 ...
(Score=79.67%, /members/dir/dsamem/czech.pdf)

139) No Title
As we look at community-based economic development programs, I believe that direct selling can have an impact on the self-employed and entrepreneurial poor of those communities. In my capacity as vice chairman at Mary Kay (one of the largest players in the direct-selling industry), I am proud to inform you that the direct-selling industry has grown 269 percent over the past decade, with most of this growth coming in the developing nations. Second, as vice chairman of the World Federation of ...
(Score=79.67%, /library/dis_stworld.cfm)

140) No Title
The position papers listed below are intended as helpful tools for your use when representing the direct selling industry before key government influentials, consumer advocates and academics. The documents should be viewed flexibly as discussion papers which help to explain and describe concepts of direct selling, in addition to providing the WFDSA position on matters relevant to the industry. Individual DSA's should feel free to alter certain terms in the papers (presumably with WFDSA ...
(Score=79.67%, /library/dis_main.cfm)

141) No Title
The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) Board of Directors recently elected Dick DeVos as its new Chairman. DeVos draws from extensive industry experience, having served as the Chairman of the United States Direct Selling Association and as the Chairman of the United States Direct Selling Education Foundation in the 1990s. Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization globally representing the direct selling industry as a federation of national...
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142) No Title
This submission is respectfully submitted by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) in the hope that it will be of assistance to the European Commission as it analyzes the Final Report entitled Door to Door Selling - Pyramid Selling - MultiLevel Marketing (Contract No. The Mission of the WFDSA is to support direct selling associations in the areas of governance, education, communications, consumer protection and ethics in the marketplace and to promote personal ...
(Score=79.67%, /legal_reg/dis_pyramidselling.cfm)

143) No Title
The position papers listed below are intended as helpful tools for your use when representing the direct selling industry before key government influentials, consumer advocates and academics. The documents should be viewed flexibly as discussion papers which help to explain and describe concepts of direct selling, in addition to providing the WFDSA position on matters relevant to the industry. Individual DSA's should feel free to alter certain terms in the papers (presumably with WFDSA ...
(Score=79.67%, /legal_reg/dis_ppapers.cfm)

144) No Title
This submission is respectfully submitted by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) in the hope that it will be of assistance to the European Commission as it analyzes the Final Report entitled Door to Door Selling - Pyramid Selling - MultiLevel Marketing (Contract No. There is no correlation between the number of levels in a multilevel direct sales company and pyramid schemes. The Final Report on Door to Door Selling, Pyramid Selling and Multilevel Marketing and ...
(Score=79.67%, /legal_reg/dis_euTestimony.cfm)

145) WFDSA - World Federation of Direct Selling Associations
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization globally representing the direct selling industry as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations. The United States Direct Selling Association serves as the Secretariat for the Federation and is based in Washington DC. Our membership consists of more than 50 national direct selling associations with one delegate from each association, as well as a number of regional and global officers, serving as the Board of ...
(Score=79.67%, /index.asp)

146) No Title
Accurate and truthful information on the price, quality, performance, quantity and availability of the products or services they sell. Their name and address and/or the name and address of the company they represent. Make sure all testimonials and endorsements are truthful, current and authorized by the person or organization quoted.
(Score=79.67%, /consumers_direct/dis_contracts.cfm)

147) No Title
Together with five Thai government ministries, the Direct Selling Association of Thailand, supported by funding from the US Direct Selling Association, hosted this major CEPI conference with the objective of enhancing consumer protection in Thailand. Following the Bangkok CEPI conference that they helped organize, the Thai Consumer Protection Board created a "Consumer Protection Youth Club" whose purpose is to educate Thai youth about consumer protection concepts. Supporting the initiatives...
(Score=79.67%, /cepi/dis_thai_cepi_report.cfm)

148) No Title
Mr. Hee Sook Lee, Chairman of academic meeting & Professor of Chung Buk National University, stated that “It is important to compensate for the consumer damage but, it is more important to educate consumer about prevention against consumer damage before consumer is inflicted damage. Ms. Golodner explained the consumer protection policy in the US marketplace and stressed the importance of consumer education, consumer rights and responsibilities and corporate social responsibility and ethics. ...
(Score=79.67%, /cepi/dis_Korea-Program.cfm)

149) No Title
WFDSA’s membership consists of 60 national Direct Selling Associations and one regional federation (Federation of European Direct Selling Associations (DSAs) – European Direct Selling Association (Seldia). fa=how-file-code-complaint; The description of the DSA's Codes compliance/enforcement process, please refer to http://wfdsa.org/world_codes/? fa=how-file-code-complaint; DSA's pledge to abide by the WFDSA Codes of Conduct; and f) A written complaint handling procedure, for reference, please...
(Score=79.67%, /about_wfdsa/dis_membershipInfo.cfm)

150) No Title
WFDSA’s membership consists of 60 national Direct Selling Associations and one regional federation – Federation of European Direct Selling Associations (Seldia). fa=complaint; DSA's pledge to abide by the WFDSA Codes of Conduct; and f) A written complaint handling procedure, for reference, please refer to the WFDSA's complaint handling procedure located at: http://www.wfdsa.org/world_codes/? WFDSA membership dues are based on the following: a) $5 Billion Annual Retail Sales and Above- $5,000;...
(Score=79.67%, /about_wfdsa/dis_main.cfm)

151) No Title
Founded in 1978, the WFDSA is a non-governmental, voluntary organization globally representing the direct selling industry as a federation of national Direct Selling Associations. Direct selling involves the marketing of products and services directly to consumers in a face-to-face manner, away from permanent retail locations. Our membership consists of more than 60 national direct selling associations and one regional Federation, with one delegate from each association, as well as a number ...
(Score=79.67%, /about_wfdsa/dis_history.cfm)

152) No Title
Information provided by the company to its Direct Sellers and to prospective Direct Sellers concerning the opportunity and related rights and obligations shall be accurate and complete. Companies and Direct Sellers shall not misrepresent the actual or potential sales or earnings of their Direct Sellers. Companies shall give their Direct Sellers either a written agreement to be signed by both the company and the Direct Seller or a written statement, containing all essential details of the ...
(Score=79.61%, /world_codes/dis_tosellers3.cfm)

153) No Title
What We Give • Corporate financial contributions by direct selling companies to charitable causes worldwide was an estimated $336 million in 2008 • Financial contributions by the direct selling industry, including both direct selling companies and direct sellers, increased by 28 percent in 2008. Figure 1-1 Nearly Three in Four Direct Selling Companies Sponsor or Support Philanthropy Activities Do Not Support Philanthropy Activities, 28% Support Philanthropy Activities, 72% SOURCE: WFDSA 2009...
(Score=79.61%, /press/pdfs/PR.pdf)

154) No Title
What We Give • Corporate financial contributions by direct selling companies to charitable causes worldwide was an estimated $336 million in 2008 • Financial contributions by the direct selling industry, including both direct selling companies and direct sellers, increased by 28 percent in 2008. Figure 1-1 Nearly Three in Four Direct Selling Companies Sponsor or Support Philanthropy Activities Do Not Support Philanthropy Activities, 28% Support Philanthropy Activities, 72% SOURCE: WFDSA 2009...
(Score=79.61%, /press/pdfs/Philanthropy Report 10-16-2009.pdf)

155) WebAIM Section 508 Checklist
SEC. 508 STANDARD §1194.22 PASS FAIL (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via alt tags, longdesc, or in element content). ‘ Separate text links are provided outside of the server-side image map to access the same content that the image map hot spots access. (l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by ...
(Score=79.61%, /press/pdfs/508checklist2.pdf)

156) WebAIM Section 508 Checklist
SEC. 508 STANDARD §1194.22 PASS FAIL (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via alt tags, longdesc, or in element content). ‘ Separate text links are provided outside of the server-side image map to access the same content that the image map hot spots access. (l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by ...
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157) WebAIM Section 508 Checklist
SEC. 508 STANDARD §1194.22 PASS FAIL (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via alt tags, longdesc, or in element content). ‘ Separate text links are provided outside of the server-side image map to access the same content that the image map hot spots access. (l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by ...
(Score=79.61%, /press/pdfs/508checklist.pdf)

158) EVALUATION FORM
“Bronze”, “Silver” and “Gold” DSA Performance Standards WFDSA has developed “Bronze”, “Silver” and “Gold” DSA performance standards for the purpose of benchmarking the current operating and organizational characteristics among its member DSAs in an effort to strengthen DSAs and achieve excellence in association management globally. “Bronze” Performance 1. Membership DSA must have objective and transparent membership requirements. “Silver” Performance 1. Membership All of the “Bronze” ...
(Score=79.61%, /members/tools/a_m/DSAstandardsMembr.pdf)

159) cov
PART 1 Key Concepts on Consumer Education As a consumer educator, we should have some background knowledge and understanding of certain key concepts of consumerism and consumer education. Consumer education must awaken the consumer eye, inculcate the responsibilities of consumers, ensure constant vigilance of consumer rights and develop a shared value system. 18 CONSUMER EDUCATION PART 4 • Consumers must join and support the consumer associations to advocate good product labelling The third ...
(Score=79.61%, /members/search/ConsumerModule.pdf)

160) Microsoft Word - Consumer Credit Act 321-2001.doc
Article 4 Some Requirements on Agreement under which the Consumer Credit is Contracted (1) The Agreement under which the consumer credit is contracted shall be made in writing. Article 12 Payments by bills of exchange or cheques If the consumer repays the consumer credit by means of bill of exchange or cheques, or ensures of repayment of the consumer credit by them, the creditor must use precautions to observe all the consumers rights arising from the consumer credit agreement.
(Score=79.61%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/PDF/ChechConsumerCreditAct321_2001.pdf)

161) No Title
Prohibition on Products NNo legislation prohibiting sale of products / services exclusively to direct sellers. Income Tax (IRAE) which taxes net income from Uruguayan sources earned by persons from capital and work at the rate of 25%. They can choose if paid the tax on a “real method” (Real Income - Real expenses) and a tax rate of 25% or 12% of all the Income. Decree 186 / 94 of 3 May 1994 - Direct Selling companies must act as VAT and INT (Income Net Tax) collect agents of the sales reps.
(Score=79.61%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_uruguay.cfm)

162) No Title
Any participant in multi-level sales may rescind the participation agreement by giving the multi-level enterprise written notice within fourteen days after entering into such agreement. The term "multi-level sales enterprise" as used in this Law means an enterprise that adopts a multi-level sales operations plan or organization and conducts overall planning of multi-level sales activity. A participant of a foreign enterprise or a third party that introduces the multi-level sales plans or ...
(Score=79.61%, /members/legal_reg/compendium/dis_comp_taiwan.cfm)

163) No Title
Direct sellers should provide individual consumers the option to terminate any further communication between the direct seller and the consumer. If any consumer requests that a direct seller cease communication, the direct seller should stop communicating upon request. Laws and Regulations - Direct sellers should abide by all applicable laws and regulations regarding electronic communications.
(Score=79.61%, /members/dsas/dis_internet2.cfm)

164) No Title
The first effort of its kind in the APEC, the Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI), was conceived by the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA), and launched in 1999 together with the Direct Selling Associations of Thailand and New Zealand. Neil Offen, President of the U.S. Direct Selling Association welcomed APEC’s support for the CEPI, saying “By endorsing the CEPI the APEC Ministers have acknowledged the importance of consumer protection for economic growth, and have focused...
(Score=79.61%, /members/dis_endor_press.cfm)

165) No Title
All DSAs must adopt as their minimum standards the provisions of the World Codes of Conduct (World Direct Selling Codes of Conducts Towards Consumers, and the World Direct Selling Code of Conduct Towards Direct Sellers, Between Direct Sellers and Between Companies). World Codes: Drafted and then obtained approval by all member associations of the World Federation, of the World Codes of Conduct. World Federation News - Published bi-monthly, World Federation News contains feature articles ...
(Score=79.61%, /members/dis_accomplishments.cfm)

166) cov
PART 1 Key Concepts on Consumer Education As a consumer educator, we should have some background knowledge and understanding of certain key concepts of consumerism and consumer education. Consumer education must awaken the consumer eye, inculcate the responsibilities of consumers, ensure constant vigilance of consumer rights and develop a shared value system. 18 CONSUMER EDUCATION PART 4 • Consumers must join and support the consumer associations to advocate good product labelling The third ...
(Score=79.61%, /members/ConsumerModule.pdf)

167) No Title
Pyramid selling is an issue of concern for the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) because the promoters of pyramid and similar schemes often attempt to pass themselves off as legitimate direct selling businesses. It follows that pyramid scheme operators not only bring discredit to direct selling, but also divert the attention of less experienced direct sellers whom pyramid promoters try to recruit. To this end, the WFDSA will work cooperatively with government ...
(Score=79.61%, /legal_reg/dis_pyramid.cfm)

168) No Title
What We Give • Corporate financial contributions by direct selling companies to charitable causes worldwide was an estimated $336 million in 2008 • Financial contributions by the direct selling industry, including both direct selling companies and direct sellers, increased by 28 percent in 2008. Figure 1-1 Nearly Three in Four Direct Selling Companies Sponsor or Support Philanthropy Activities Do Not Support Philanthropy Activities, 28% Support Philanthropy Activities, 72% SOURCE: WFDSA 2009...
(Score=79.61%, /documents/library/corporate-social-responsibility-survey-2009.pdf)

169) No Title
Direct selling is a dynamic, vibrant, rapidly expanding channel of distribution for the marketing of products and services directly to consumers. The World Federation and its national DSAs have always understood the necessity for ethical conduct in the marketplace and as such the WFDSA has developed a World Codes of Conduct for Direct Selling which all national DSAs have approved and implemented in their national codes. All direct selling companies agree to be bound by these codes as a ...
(Score=79.61%, /about_dir_sell/dis_whatIsDS.cfm)

170) No Title
The resources provided below will help you in your efforts to follow, promote and communicate the Code to your member companies, to independent salesforce, to consumers and other constituencies. Is your company treating you the way it should as required by the Code of Ethics? The following are Situations and Q&A based on the DSA Code of Ethics.
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/resources-member-companies/dis_main.cfm)

171) No Title
Is your company treating you the way it should as required by the Code of Ethics? This wallet-sized brochure is designed to remind you of your responsibilities towards your customers. The following are Situations and Q&A based on the DSA Code of Ethics.
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/information-direct-sellers/dis_pageNav.cfm)

172) No Title
The Code sets forth a number of provisions to protect the interests of those who choose to affiliate with a company as an independent salesperson. Is your company treating you the way it should as required by the Code of Ethics? This wallet-sized brochure is designed to remind you of your responsibilities towards your customers.
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/information-direct-sellers/dis_main.cfm)

173) No Title
The purpose of the WFDSA Code of Ethics Award Recognition Program recently approved by the CEO Council is twofold – encourage and give special recognition to national DSAs for their efforts in promoting and communicating the Code to their members and to external audiences; and encourage and give special recognition to companies for their coordinated, purposeful efforts in following the Code, communicating the Code and promoting the Code to distributors and consumers. Include the Code on ...
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/ethics-toolkit/recognition-program/dis_main.cfm)

174) No Title
From the beginning of the sales presentation, Direct Sellers shall, without request, truthfully identify themselves to the prospective customer, and shall also identify their company, their products and the purpose of their solicitation. A written order form shall be delivered to the customer at the time of sale, which shall identify the company and the Direct Seller and contain the full name, permanent address and telephone number of the company or the Direct Seller, and all material terms ...
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/dis_toconsumers3.cfm)

175) No Title
WHEREAS, by the establishment of such high standards of ethics, the revised Code of Ethics raises the standards expected of direct selling companies and sets forth the minimum standards to remain a member in good standing of a Direct Selling Association. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations hereby adopts the proposed model Code of Ethics as the Model Code of Ethics of the WFDSA, and accordingly all Members of the WFDSA...
(Score=77.42%, /world_codes/dis_resolution.cfm)

176) WFDSA World Congress XIII
Chief executives, senior managers and their professional advisors will have the opportunity to learn, first hand from industry leaders, how best to handle today’s key issues facing every direct selling business – worldwide. Learn of the regulatory trends in key that are impacting this important product category of direct selling and how those trends are making it more difficult for direct sellers to operate in this category. Attend this seminar to find out how the changes impact direct ...
(Score=77.42%, /worldcongress13/workshop.html)

177) WFDSA Congress - Bridging the World 2005
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS CONTINUEDWorld Congress XII‘Bridging October 19-21, 2005 World Congress XII‘Bridging October 19-21, 2005Wednesday 19 October - Day Programme09.00 Onwards Registration Desk Open12.00 – 14.00 Welcome Buffet Lunch14.30 – 15.00Congress Opening Spectacular and Welcome Address: Jerry McDonald and Paul Southworth15.00 – 15.20Chairman’s Opening Address: Dick Devos, WFDSA Chairman15.20 – 15.40WFDSA Update: Neil Offen15.40 – 16.10‘Bridging the World’: Andrea Jung, CEO Avon As head of ...
(Score=77.42%, /worldcongress12/worldcongress12/WFDSACongressXII.pdf)

178) WFDSA Congress - Bridging the World 2005
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS CONTINUEDWorld Congress XII‘Bridging October 19-21, 2005 World Congress XII‘Bridging October 19-21, 2005Wednesday 19 October - Day Programme09.00 Onwards Registration Desk Open12.00 – 14.00 Welcome Buffet Lunch14.30 – 15.00Congress Opening Spectacular and Welcome Address: Jerry McDonald and Paul Southworth15.00 – 15.20Chairman’s Opening Address: Dick Devos, WFDSA Chairman15.20 – 15.40WFDSA Update: Neil Offen15.40 – 16.10‘Bridging the World’: Andrea Jung, CEO Avon As head of ...
(Score=77.42%, /worldcongress12/WFDSACongressXII.pdf)

179) No Title
Join this session to hear how two companies have Gill Stapleton Zena Goodall - Moderator: Sue Maximising Your Incentive Incentives and conferences are core business for direct selling companies. Build Image3.00-3.30pm CONFERENCE WRAP Presenter: Bill Duncan – USANANOTES NOTES Dr. Rowan Kennedy – Monash UniversityModerator: Ian Duncan – Mary Kay NOTES Establishing & Growing New and emerging direct selling businesses face the challenges of established businesses - and more. NOTES Maximising ...
(Score=77.42%, /press/pdfs/Australia.pdf)

180) No Title
Catalogs: Include the DSA logo and per- haps excerpts from the DSA's Code of Ethics in catalogs. Flyers/Brochures/Pamphlets: Include the DSA logo on all of your sales flyers, brochures and pamphlets. Package Stuffers: Include the DSA logo on package stuffers to remind customers of your national affiliation.
(Score=77.42%, /members/tools/ethics/dis_dsa_logo2.cfm)

181) No Title
Various government officials and consumer leaders have changed their opinion about direct selling ones they came to know direct selling and direct selling executives on a personal basis. Government Relations - Your association’s government relations functions should include collecting and disseminating information on various issues of interest to your members, establishing the association’s position on these issues, and undertaking advocacy activities which are aimed at government decision ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/tools/a_m/dis_extRelationships.cfm)

182) No Title
Every national DSA and its member companies pledge to adopt a Code of Ethics based on the World Codes. The World Codes of Conduct and national DSA Codes of Ethics are enforced in each country by an independent Code Administrator who is not connected with any member company. Exaggerated Earnings Claims - under the WFDSA World Codes of Conduct, companies and direct sellers are prohibited from misrepresenting the actual or potential sales or earnings of their direct sellers.
(Score=77.42%, /members/tools/a_m/dis_ethicsSelfReg.cfm)

183) bmtg9911
WORLD FEDERATION OF DIRECT SELLING ASSOCIATIONS Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting November 2, 1999 1pm - 4pm The Grand Wailea Resort and Spa Maui, Hawaii Members of the Board: James Preston, Chairman Hans Adelmann, Regional Director, Europe Pascual Albrizio (Natura), Past Chairman Helmy Attamimi (Avon Indonesia), Regional Director, Southeast Asia, DSA of Indonesia Richard Bartlett (Mary Kay Holding Inc.), Vice Chairman, Education Anders Berglund (Lux), Vice Chairman, Governance, ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/materials/min9911.pdf)

184) No Title
H:\dsawf\updates\000712\min0600.doc - 1 - Board of Directors Meeting Minutes June 11, 2000 2:00 am - 5:00 pm Veranda III Room, Boca Raton Resort & Beach Club Boca Raton, Florida Attendees: Members of the Board: Jim Preston, Chairman Hans Adelmann (Tupperware Germany), Regional Director, Europe Jose Augusto da Silva (Herbalife Brazil), Brazil Direct Selling Association Mark Bain (Amway), Vice Chairman, Communications Anders Berglund (Lux), Regional Director, FEDSA John Chou (NuSkin Taiwan), ...
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185) EXECM999.doc
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes September 22, 1999, 8:30am - 3:30pm The Lutecia Hotel Paris, France Attendees: Executive Committee Members: Jim Preston, Chairman Hans Adelmann (Tupperware), Regional Director, Europe Pascual Albrizio (Natura), Past Chairman Richard Bartlett (Mary Kay), Vice Chairman, Education Anders Berglund (Lux), Vice Chairman, Governance Philippe Dailey (SVD), Regional Director, Europe Tony Donnan (Avon), Chairman, (FEDSA) Bradley Glendening (Mary Kay), Regional ...
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186) MIN11299.doc
Finance Report Chairman Preston noted that Mr. Von der Becke, the WFDSA treasurer, resigned from his position as WFDSA Treasurer due to other time commitments that had prevented him from attending previous meetings. The new appointments are listed below: Vice Chairman, Communications Mark Bain (Amway) Vice Chairmen, Education Brad Glendening (Mary Kay) Vice Chairmen, Governance Guillermo Sanchez de Anda (Avon) Treasurer Dick DeVos (Amway) The committee voted unanimously to formally approve ...
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187) MIN32800
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes March 28, 2000 8:30 am - 4:00 p.m. AJL Conference Center Tokyo, Japan Executive Committee Members: Jim Preston (WFDSA), Chairman Hans Adelmann (Tupperware), Regional Director, Europe Pascual Albrizio (Natura), Past Chairman Mark Bain (Amway), Vice Chairman, Communications Anders Berglund (Lux), Chairman, FEDSA John Chou (Nu Skin Taiwan), Regional Director, Southeast Asia Philippe Dailey (SVD), Regional Director, Europe John Fulton (DSAA), Regional Director,...
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188) No Title
The regular meeting of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) Board of Directors ("the Board") was called to order at 11:15 a.m., a quorum being present, with the Chairman presiding. Ms. Harris Bliton reported on the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) CEPI (Consumer Education and Protection Initiative) in China, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Ms. Harris Bliton stated that WFDSA has offered the Thai DSA follow-up funding for CEPI activities.
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189) bud-expln01.PDF
WFDSA Proposed 2001 Budget Expenses Code Description Amount Breakdown and Explanation Subtotal 1xxx WFDSA Administration $150,825 101 Executive Committee $24,325 Travel, hotel, a/v and food and beverage functions for the Colorado executive & d board meetings. 102 Board of Directors 0 (above costs shared with board meeting) 103 Vice Chairmen $3,500 Cover the cost of tele- and video-conferencing ($1000) plus reimbursement to Bob King for travel costs ($2,500) 104 Regional Directors $2,500 ...
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190) No Title
WFDSA 2002 Budget Staff Participant Threlfall RHK Telephone Postage Web Legal Accounting Professional Bank Misc. DSA/DSEF Hotel Meals Photography & Travel Travel Travel Travel Printing Fax Shipping Maintenance Fees Fees Fees Fees Fees Reimbursement Breaks A/V Translation Speakers Misc. 700500 700501 700502 700503 700900 700800 700700 700600 710100 710200 710300 710400 710500 710600 730100 730200 730300 730400 730500 TOTALS 1xxx WFDSA/Execom/Board 0 101 Executive Committee 8,600 14,475 1,250 ...
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191) No Title
WFDSA 2002 Budget Staff Participant Threlfall RHK Telephone Postage Web Legal Accounting Professional Bank Misc. DSA/DSEF Hotel Meals Photography & Travel Travel Travel Travel Printing Fax Shipping Maintenance Fees Fees Fees Fees Fees Reimbursement Breaks A/V Translation Speakers Misc. 700500 700501 700502 700503 700900 700800 700700 700600 710100 710200 710300 710400 710500 710600 730100 730200 730300 730400 730500 TOTALS 1xxx WFDSA/Execom/Board 0 101 Executive Committee 8,600 14,475 1,250 ...
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192) ??
Mr. Shuji Mizumoto (Japan Direct Selling Association) Staff: Ms. Deborah Ashford, WFDSA General Counsel (Hogan & Hartson) Ms. Tamuna Gabilaia (WFDSA) Mr. Neil Offen (WFDSA) Call to Order/Welcome The first World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) Association Advisory Council (AAC) and CEO Advisory Group (CAG) Joint meeting was called to order at 12:45 p.m., a quorum being present, with the Chairman presiding. Mr. Offen noted that the Dutch Direct Selling Association (DSA) and ...
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193) LAACT.DOC
Compensation does not include: (a) Payment to participants based upon sales of products purchased for actual use or consumption, including products used or consumed by participants in the plan. (b) Purchase of products where the seller offers to repurchase the participant’s products under reasonable commercial terms. Operating pyramid promotional scheme unlawful No person shall operate, conduct, promote, or cause to be operated in Louisiana a pyramid promotional scheme.
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194) Microsoft Word - Consumer Protection Act 634-1992.doc
PART TWO DUTIES RELATED TO SALE OF PRODUCTS AND PROVISION OF SERVICES Section 3 Honesty in Sale of Products and Provision of Services Sellers are obliged: 4b Act on Trademarks, No. Section 4 Repealed Section 5 Repealed Section 6 Prohibition of Discrimination against Consumers No seller may behave contrary to good manners when selling products or providing services, in particular no seller may discriminate against any consumer in any way. Other Duties Related to Sale of Products and ...
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195) No Title
Italy Direct selling companies and direct salespeople are free to collect any payments or down payments at any time. Turkey Direct sellers companies and direct salespeople are free to collect any payments or down payments. United Kingdom Direct selling companies and direct salespeople are free to collect any payments or down payments at any time.
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196) No Title
credits, including the credit of the current account, the aggregate lump-sum credit and the credit for purchase of a thing or service. Like the 'Truth in Lending' Act, the Consumer Code provisions on consumer credit transactions aim to protect consumers regarding the true cost of credit. Sweden The Consumer Credit Act is now being harmonized with the EC Directive on Consumer Credit.
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197) No Title
credits, including the credit of the current account, the aggregate lump-sum credit and the credit for purchase of a thing or service. Like the 'Truth in Lending' Act, the Consumer Code provisions on consumer credit transactions aim to protect consumers regarding the true cost of credit. Sweden The Consumer Credit Act is now being harmonized with the EC Directive on Consumer Credit.
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198) No Title
Any participant in multi-level sales may rescind the participation agreement by giving the multi-level enterprise written notice within fourteen days after entering into such agreement. If Multi-level sales enterprise had filed for individual participants’ yearly purchases amount equal to the total amount of the products’ retail prices and the retail prices shown on the products, the multi-level sales enterprise is not required to calculate individual participant’s income from profit seeking ...
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199) No Title
* “Sponsoring Door-to-Door Sales” means the case corresponded to “Door-to-Door Sale” and “Multilevel Sales”, but the commission influence only one immediately above distributor. Earnings Claims Door-to-Door Sales Distributors : no regulations Multilevel Sales Distributors : The total amount of Sponsoring Bonus that a Multilevel Sales Company may pay to Multilevel Sales Distributors may not exceed an amount corresponding to 35%(SDDS ==> 38%) of the total amount of the prices of the goods.
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200) No Title
Prohibition on Products No exclusive legislation for direct selling prohibiting sale of products or services. 2.1 The provider is required to provide consumers with all relevant information to make a decision or make an appropriate choice of consumption and to make appropriate use or consumption of products or services. 2.4 Upon assessment of the information, consider the following problems would create consumer confusion that providing too much information or extremely complex, depending on...
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201) No Title
Cooling-off Period Regarding door-to-door sales, Act on Specified Commercial Transactions lays down a cooling off period of eight days from the date the consumer received the contract. Multi-Level Marketing Act on Specified Commercial Transactions imposes strict regulations on companies engaged in MLM. It is usual for two contracts to be made in door-to-door instalment sales: a purchase contract with the direct selling company and a payment contract with the credit company of which the ...
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202) No Title
Money Collections Direct selling companies and direct salespeople are free to collect any payments or down payments at any time. They apply to both the direct selling companies and the direct sales people (see also Status of Salespeople). Notwithstanding the direct seller's right of withdrawal, should a direct seller decide to put an end to his relationship with the company, the company shall buy back all products purchased by the direct seller.
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203) No Title
The said Act provides for the following remedies to the consumer: -Remove defects -Replace goods -Return the money / price paid by the consumer -Pay compensation -Discontinue unfair practices -Not to offer hazardous goods for sale and to withdraw them -Provide adequate costs to the parties. The sales people only act as the agent of the manufacturer / trader whose goods they agree to sell. Taxes and Fees The relevant legislators existing in India on the point is Central Sales Tax Act and State...
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204) No Title
This act entails the main rulings for direct selling contracts, such as consumers’ right to rescind from the off-premises contracts within 8 working days. Credit Restrictions Country It was the Act CLXII of 2009 on consumer credits that implemented the Consumer Credit Directive (98/7/EC) in Hungary. The consumer is entitled to rescind from the contract within 14 days from the day the consumer credit contract is concluded.
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205) No Title
Consequences - Industrial Constitution Law not valid No participation of Works Council - Industrial Constitution Law valid Participation of the Works Council in cases of: - Employment - Working hours regulation - Remuneration matters - Annulment of contract - Relevant organisational changes. It is not possible to conclude any individual insurance against unemployment The company is not obliged to pay contributions to private insurances Social insurance contributions for all employees Health ...
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206) No Title
Status of Direct Sellers Direct sellers are mostly independent but there are also direct selling companies with a number of employees. Non-employees acting regularly as direct sellers over a period of time have to obtain a trading licence. The WFDSA International Guide to Direct Selling Legislation is a guide and is not exhaustive either in terms of subjects presented or for all areas of concern to direct selling companies.
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207) No Title
DS Companies (are registered tax-payers) need to use invoice type "B" in most cases (when direct sellers are non-registered VAT) and invoice type "A" (only when selling to registered tax-. Personal Income Tax Registration: Individuals need to file a return for personal income tax when taxable net income exceeds personal and family allowance deductions. When sales-persons do not buy products or services for themselves, commission payments have to be effected by canceling the sales-person's ...
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208) Code of Ethics » About Direct Selling/Ethics
Direct Selling involves the marketing of products and services directly to consumers in a person-to person manner, away from permanent retail locations. Multilevel marketing, also known as "network marketing," relationship marketing” and "multilevel direct selling," is an important component of the Direct Selling industry. Multilevel marketing is simply one of a variety of methods of organizing and compensating salespeople in a direct selling business for their management, training, ...
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209) Code of Ethics » World Codes of Conduct
Our DSA and its member companies pledge to adopt a Code of Ethics based on the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations World Codes of Conduct. Every national DSA and its member companies pledge to adopt a Code of Ethics based on the World Codes and their individual country Codes of Ethics. Individual country DSA Codes of Ethics are enforced by an independent Code Administrator who is not connected with any member company.
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210) No Title
I have tried to be as brief as possible in clarifying some of the matters presented in Document 46. I am personally very concerned with the significant errors about direct selling worldwide contained in that document. A resolution of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's International Policy Committee, passed unanimously this week, expressing their concern and the chilling effect the Directive has on all foreign investment in China. We in the industry do not want to become the focus of larger trade...
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211) No Title
More than 60 business, government and consumer leaders participated in the APEC CEPI conference, which focused on generating recommendations in three key areas: improving the environment for SME development, including deregulation and tax reform; review of Russian consumer protection law and anti-pyramid legislation; and strengthening consumer rights in new methods of selling. Consumer Rights in Cross Border Transactions: The consumer sector drafted amendments to the Russian Consumer ...
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212) No Title
Outcomes of the CEPI program in Thailand include the creation of a Consumer Protection Youth Club and a Mobile Consumer Protection Program. The Consumer Protection Youth Club, whose purpose is to educate Thai youth about consumer protection concepts, is managed by the Thai Consumer Protection Board and organized by the Boy Scouts during summer vacation. Complimenting the government's efforts, the Thai Direct Selling Association (TDSA) partnered with a Thai direct selling periodical to ...
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213) No Title
Action plans for implementation by the three sectors - business, government and consumer - were developed in the following five areas: Tri-sectoral Cooperation and Organization, Consumer Education, Consumer Issues, Best Practices - Consumer and Best Practices - Business. In developing an Action Plan for Consumer Organizations, the following objectives were identified for promoting consumer protection throughout the Philippines: the deputization and accreditation (by DTI) of consumer ...
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214) No Title
Textbooks: Chinese marketing professors need quality textbooks that have been translated and adapted for the Chinese student. Dr. Albaum suggested that the Chinese universities consider sharing travel expenses for U.S. professors with the Hong Kong universities or solicit sponsorships for U.S. academic exchanges in China. Academic Associations in China: The two major marketing associations in China include the Chinese Marketing Association and the Chinese Marketing Association of ...
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215) No Title
From the review of the characteristics of ethical business we can cull out 8 important roles and responsibilities that an ethical business can pursue. Role and Responsibility 1: Business should always be honest, accountable and truthful in its dealings with consumers, employees, suppliers, financiers and shareholders. Role and Responsibility 8: In addition to the interest of society, the business should also consider the consequences and impact of the business on the environment.
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216) No Title
Consumer education: The right to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be an informed consumer. Consumer education must inculcate the responsibilities of consumer as well. If consumers want their rights recognised they must first exercise their responsibilities.
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217) No Title
Building Consensus Towards Consumer Empowerment was the theme of the third APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI) program, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 23, 2001.The key goal of the Malaysia APEC CEPI Forum was to develop a model consumer education and empowerment program that can be replicated throughout the Malaysian states. The draft consumer education module is comprised of three parts: consumer rights and responsibilities, business ethics and product labeling...
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218) No Title
Building Consensus Towards Consumer Empowerment was the theme of the third APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI) program, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 23, 2001.The key goal of the Malaysia APEC CEPI Forum was to develop a model consumer education and empowerment program that can be replicated throughout the Malaysian states.A draft consumer education module was developed by Bishan Singh, Executive President of the international Management Institute for Social ...
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219) No Title
Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (State/EB/CIP private sector advisory committee for strategic planning) Working Groups: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum APEC Tel APEC Telecommunications Working Group ABAC APEC Business Advisory Committee BMC Budget and Management Committee U.S. International Trade Commission ITU Council (annual) - C ITU Plenipot ( Plenipot (Plenipotentiary Conference) (every four years) ITU - 2000 Working Group ITU World ...
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220) VENEZUEL.PDF
Miranda, VENEZUELA Tel: 58 36 401 501 Fax: 58 36 401 001 E-mail: luis.f.miranda@avon.com Luis Felipe Miranda Members AMWAY DE VENEZUELA DISTRIBUIDORA E. JAFRA COSMETICS Av. 201 Fernando Jimenez Del Rio Tel: 58 36 545 7813 RENEE DESSES DE VENEZUELA Fax: 58 36 545 5754 INDUSTRIAL DEL PERFUME Zona Industrial Del Este Jaime Belilty Tel: 58 2 481 4233; 3856; 2853; 2da. Pronaca, Calle Bolivar Graciela Jimenez Fax: 58 2 36 22 2141; La Trinidad Caracus Tel: 58 2 693 0162; 661 1623; Tel: 58 2 945 ...
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221) usa.PDF
Systems,Personal Care Products Royal BodyCare, Inc. 2301 Crown Court Irving, TX 75038 Tel: (972) 893-4000 Fax: (972) 893-4120 Website: www.royalbodycare.org Clinton H. Howard Nutritional Products,Skincare Saladmaster, Inc. (Regal Ware, Inc.) 912 - 113th Street Arlington, TX 76011-5407 Tel: (817) 633-3555 Fax: (817) 633-5544 Email: smc@saladmaster.com Website: www.saladmaster.com Keith L. Peterson Cookware, Tableware Seaborne, LLC 1215 Center Street Suite 220 Honolulu, HI 96816 Tel: (800) 845-...
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222) uruguay.PDF
URUGUAY Camara de Empresas de Servicio Directo Isabela 3264 (12.000) Montevideo URUGUAY Juan Alvarez Members AMIENS (SUDIL S.A.) AMWAY URUGUAY Paraguay 1442 (11.100) San Jose 954 (11.100) Tel: (598) 2 900 3884 Tel: (598) 2 902 4443 Fax: (598) 2 902 2191 Fax: (598) 2 902 6052 Gustavo Sayagues Jorge A. Jofre Cosmetics Cleaning products and cosmetics NUVO COSMETICOS DSA Officers: Isabela 3264 (12.000) Tel: (598) 2 215 2121 President Fax: (598) 2 216 2136 Abel Sade Juan Alvarez Cosmetics, custom ...
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223) uk.PDF
Direct Selling Association of the United Kingdom Unit 6, Carriage Hall 29 Floral Street London WC2E 9DP UNITED KINGDOM Richard Berry Date of Annual Meeting: April Budget: US $400,000 Members: AMWAY (UK) LTD. Ambassador House Queensway, Bletchley Milton Keynes Bucks MK2 2EH Sharon Norman 01908 363000 01908 363222 InfoCentre-UK@amway.com Homecare Personal Care Cosmetics Bucks MK46 5HD Cookware Fashion Jewellery Cosmetics Skincare Porcelain CAMBRIDGE HEALTH PLAN LTD Deben House, Old Kings Head ...
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224) Thailand.PDF
The Thai Direct Selling Association 52/183 Ramkhamhaeng Road Huamark, Bangkapi Bangkok 10240, Thailand Mr. Preecha Prakobkit Members AMWAY (THAILAND) LTD. HERBALIFE INT’L THAILAND LUX ROYAL (THAILAND) LTD. 52/183 Ramkhamhaeng Road 26/2 & 26/4 Orakarn Bldg. G/F, 523-535 Sukhumvit Road Soi 71, Huamark, Bangkapi, Soi Chidlom, Ploenchit Road North Prakanong, Wattana, Bangkok Bangkok 10240, Thailand Lumpini, Pathumwan 10110, Thailand Tel: 374 8000 Bangkok 10330, Thailand Tel: 381 3355 Fax: 374 ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/thailand.pdf)

225) Taiwan.PDF
Taiwan R.O.C DSA c/o Amway Taiwan Co., Ltd. 11-F, #168, Tun-Hwa North Road Taipei, Taiwan ROC AMWAY TAIWAN CO.,LTD 11F,#168,Tun Hwa N.,Rd., Taipei Tel: (886)2-2546 7566 Fax: (886)2-2546 6999 Martin Liou Houseware,cosmetics, nutrition, housecare and personal care AVON COSMETICS (TAIWAN) LTD. 22F #100, Roosevelt Rd.,Sec.2, Taipei Tel: (886)2-2369 9222 Fax: (886)2-2364 1088 Tony Lee Cosmetics BOCHING ENTERPRISE GROUP NO.20 Alley 206,Sec.6, Minchyuan E.,Rd., Taipei Tel: (886)2-8792 3898 Fax: (886...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/taiwan.pdf)

226) sweden.PDF
Direkthandlesforetagens Forening Johanneslustgatan 1 S- 21228 Malmo, SWEDEN E-mail info@direkthandeln.org Jonas Arnqvist Date of Annual Meeting November Members ALPNAERING SVERIGE AB CAMBRIDGE KUREN AB FRIGGA IMPORT & Box 176 Storkvagen 12 FORSALJNINGS AB 561 22 Huskvarna Storkvagen 12 Bangardsvagen 33 Tel: (46) 036 13 25 25 181 56 Lidingo 430 50 Kallerd Fax: (46) 036 14 13 26 Tel: (46) 08 765 86 87 Tel: (46) 031 95 16 40 Marianne Westberg Conny V Tranback Jan-Erik Eklov Provisions and ...
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227) suisse.PDF
Schwezerischer Verband der Direktverkaufsfirmen Association Suisse pour la Vente Directe Elisabethenanlage 7 Postfach 3257 CH-4002 Basel SWITZERLAND Hans Georg Hinderling Members AIR COLOR SA BERTELSMANN LEXIKOTHEK EDIFORS PRODUKTE 8 chemin du Pre-Bouvier Verlag fur Bildungssysteme AG Fosano 1217 Meyrin Industriestrasse 47/Postfach 29 6574 Vira Tel: (41) 022 782 81 51 8152 Glattbrugg Tel: (41) 091 795 16 66 Fax: (41) 022 782 12 70 Tel: (41) 01 810 70 05 H. Weber W. Luchinger Fax: (41) 01 810 ...
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228) SPAIN.DOC
Madrid-Barcelona, Km, 34 Tel: (34) 93 280 20 20 28805 Alcala De Hernares (Madrid) Fax: (34) 93 204 11 71 Antonio Mendez Tel: (34) 91 887 90 00 Books Avon Cosmetics, S.A. Fax: (34) 91 887 72 39 Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona, Km, 34 Cosmetics, skincare products and PLANETA CREDITO, S.A. 28805 Alcala De Hernares jewelry Balmes, 155 Tel: (34) 91 887 90 00 08008 Barcelona Fax: (34) 91 887 72 39 CIRCULO DE LECTORES, S.A. Tel: (34) 93 228 37 00 Travesera de Gracia, 47-49 Fax: (34) 93 415 12 65 Secretary ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/spain.pdf)

229) SAFRICA.PDF
Direct Selling Association of South Africa c/o Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce Private Bag 34 2006 Auckland Park SOUTH AFRICA Jean McKenzie Annual Meeting Date: July 15, 1998 Members AFRICA DIRECT AROMA COMFORTS CLASSICARE PO Box 520 PO Box 7366 PO Box 93 2110 Mondeor 1512 Petit 1840 Randvaai Tel: (27) 494 3567-69 Tel: (27) 966 1342 Tel: (27) 16 365 5051 Fax: (27) 494 3416 Fax: (27) 965 1965 Fax: (27) 16 365 5057 Mr. R. Clarke Ms. J Myburgh M.D. Horak Tableware, Ovenware Household products, ...
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230) singapore.doc
Direct Selling Association of Singapore 203 Goldhill Centre 51 Thomson Road SINGAPORE 307638 Benjamin Tan Association Mailing Address: Newton PO Box 0127 Singapore 912 205 Budget: US $4,000 Members: ALLIED METALCRAFT COMPANY PTE LTD Blk 217 Henderson Road #01-10 Henderson Industrial Park Singapore 159555 Tel: (65) 278 7388 Fax: 65) 274 2633 P K Lim Kitchen appliances and water filters FAIT INTL. PTE LTD 315 Outram Road #06-09 Tan Boon Liat Building Singapore 169074 Tel: (65) 227 3113 Fax: (...
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231) Russiafnl.doc
1 101000 Moscow, RUSSIA Tel: (7095) 792 36 11 Fax: (7095) 792 36 41 John Law Members AMWAY TUPPERWARE Amway Corporation Postfach 930120 7575 Fulton St. East 60456 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Ada, Michigan 49355-0001 Tel: (49 69) 768 02283 Tel: (616) 787 6868 Fax: (49 69) 768 02299 Fax: (616) 787 5624 Glenn Schischa John Brown AVON RUSSIA DSA Officers: Ulansky pereulok 4, bld. 1, 101000 Moscow, Russia Chairman Tel: (7095) 792 36 05 Fax: (7095) 792 36 41 John Law John Law Avon Ulansky pereulok,...
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232) Portugal
Associacao de Empresas de Venda Directa c/o Avon Portugal LDA Av. Fontes Pereirade Melo 14-5 1050 Lisbon Portugal Tel: (351) 1 316 5100 Fax: (351) 1 316 5152 Rui Rodrigues E-mail: Rui.Rodrigues@avon.com Members AVON PORTUGAL LDA TUPPERWARE - PORTUGAL Av. Da Republica, 83 - 3 1050 Lisbon 1050 Lisboa Tel: (351) 1 316 5100 Tel: (351) 1 797 90 01 Fax: (351) 1 316 5152 Fax: (351) 1 797 05 29 E-mail: Rui.Rodrigues@avon.com Armando Moreiras Rui Rodrigues Plastics and kitchenware Cosmetics CIRCULO ...
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233) POLAND.PDF
Bohaterow Warsaw 2 ul Polna 50, Warsaw 02-495 Warsaw Chairman Tel: (48) 22 825 9783 Tel: (48) 22 662 6252 Fax: (48) 22 825-5450 Tel: (48) 22 668 4468 Ronald Griffiths E-mail: pmiller@amcpolska.com.pl Fax: (48) 22 662 7619 DSA of Poland Pawel Miller Fax: (48) 22 668 4950 c/o Laszczuk, Polimirski, Korcz, i Cookware E-mail: jbori@it.com.pl Wspolnicy Edward Zieba Plac Bankowy 2 AMWAY POLSKA SP. Mangalia 4 Tel: (48) 22 531 20 00 02- 758 Warsaw TUPPERWARE POLSKA SP Z.O.O Fax: (48) 22 531 20 01 Tel...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/poland.pdf)

234) philipines.PDF
Direct Selling Association of The Philippines 3 rd Floor, Avon Corporate Center Legaspi cor Herrera, Legaspi Village Makati City Philippines 1900 Tel: 632 864 2866 Fax: 632 892 1179 Jose Mari Franco Members ALTENEE, INC. COSWAY PHILS. 584 Shaw Boulevard Tamo Ext. Makati City 584 Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City Mandaluyong City Tel: (63) 812 80 11 Tel: (63) 533 70 51 - 57 Tel: (63) 533 70 51 - 57 Fax: (63) 812 80 81 Fax: (63) 533 92 28 Fax: (63) 533 92 28 Carlo LL. Legaspi Village, Makati City ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/philipin.pdf)

235) PERU.DOC
Asociacion Peruana De Empresas De Venta Directa C/O Productos Avon S.A. Av. Guardia Peruana Pasaje Vesta No. 183 La Campina, Chorillos PERU Tel: (511) 467 7454 Fax: (511) 467 4106 Jesus Nuñez Members PRODUCTOS AVON S.A. DSA Officers Av. 183 President La Campina, Chorrillos Tel: (511) 467 7454 Jesus Nuñez Fax: (511) 467 4106 Productos Avon S.A. Jesus Nuñez Av.
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236) norway.doc
C Postboks 95, Økern N-0508 Oslo NORWAY Tel: (47) 22 64 35 50 Fax: (47) 22 64 94 33 Nils Jackob Moen Date of Annual Meeting: February 1, 1999 Budget: US $15,000 Members: BERTMARK NORGE A/S Støttumveien 7 1540 Vestby Tel: (47) 64 95 17 14 Fax: (47) 64 95 09 90 Paul-Steen Lauvik Books LUX NORGE A/S Sandstuveien 70 0680 Oslo Postboks 200, Manglerud 0612 Oslo Tel: (47) 22 74 99 90 Fax: (47) 22 74 00 10 Frank Gustavsson Vacuum cleaners TUPPERWARE SCANDINAVIA A/S Sejrøgade 9 DK-Copenhagen Ø DENMARK...
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237) NETHERLANDS.PDF
Box 90154 5000 LG Tilburg, NETHERLANDS Tel: (31) 13 594 4300 Fax: (31) 13 594 4747 E-mail vdv@wispa.nl http://www.directeverkoop.nl Ms. Floortje Teeuwen Members ALBANY BLINDS HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL LORIMONT ENTERPRISES BV Nautilusstraat 167 P.O. Box 2012 Hertog Hendriklaan 2 5015 AN Tilburg 2130 GE Hoofddorp 4817 JV Breda P.O. Box 10145 Tel: (31) 0602 284 38 Tel: (31) 076 522 5325 5000 JC Tilburg Fax: (44) 1895 581 9103 Fax: (31) 076 521 8350 Tel: (31) 013 544 6474 R.E. Hobby Dr. R.J. Harper...
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238) MEXICO.PDF
Alberto Lopez Aguado Date of Annual Meeting: November Members: ADCORP, S.A. DE C.V. (ENRICH MEXICO) Chicago #87, Col. Napoles Del. Benito Juárez 03810 México, D.F. Tel. and fax: (525) 536 27 85 Noah Sifuentes Sosa Nutritional supplements BETTERWARE DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. Camino al Ajusco No. piso Col. Jardines en la Montaña Del. Tlalpan 14210 México, D.F. Tel: (525) 420 19 70 Fax: (525) 630 58 69 Enrique Villela Morales Home products COSWAY MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. Insurgentes Sur 587 Col. ...
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239) japan.PDF
Japan Direct Selling Association Hosoi Bldg, 4-1 Yotsuya Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160 JAPAN Mr. Shoji Takaya Members ADVANCE CO., LTD. AREX CO., LTD. AVON PRODUCTS CO., LTD 5-7 Kobune-cho 5-18-20 Higashi-nakajima Tokyo Opera City Tower Nihonbashi Chuo-ku Higashi-yodogawa-ku Osaka-shi 3-20-2 Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo 103 Osaka 533-0033 Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163 Tel: (81) 33 664 4151 Tel: (81) 06 370 6277 Tel: (81) 3535 39366 Fax: (81) 33 639 0643 Fax: (81) 06 370 5477 Fax: (81) 3535 39008 Toshio Komiyama ...
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240) ITALY.PDF
Associazione Nazionale Vendite Dirette Servizio Consumatori A.VE.DI.S.CO. Viale Andrea Doria, 8 I – 20124 Milano MI ITALY Website http://www.avedisco.it Email: avedisco@avedisco.it Giorgio Giuliani Annual Meeting: December Members: A.M.C. ITALIA SPA Via Curiel, 242 20089 ROZZANO MI Tel: (39) 02 575481 Fax: (39) 02 8253293 Website http:// www.amcitalia.it Mr. Pierstefano Davy Cookware ARTEX LINE SRL Via delle Nazioni 7/A 37012 BUSSOLENGO VR Tel: (39) 045 6702362 Fax: (39) 045 7150319 Website ...
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241) israel.doc
Direct Selling Association of Israel 7 Hashachaf Street PO Box 1155 Caesarea 38900 ISRAEL Direct line: (972) 6 626 4834 Joseph Shlain Budget: 1998 US $30,000 minimum requirement Members ALPHA COSMETICS KIRBY DSA Professional Staff Habanai St. Industrial Zone, Carmiel 8 Sdeh Boker Street P.O. Box 60,Carmiel 20610 Givataim Director General Tel: (972) 4 988 3076 Tel: (972) 3 571 298 Fax: (972) 4 998 9737 Fax: (972) 3 573 1424 Joseph Shlain email: alpacosm@netvision.net.il Dasi Volkman DSA of ...
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242) IRELAND.doc.rtf
The Direct Selling Association of Ireland Limited Unit 9 Swords Business Park Swords Dublin, IRELAND Maria Brewer Members AGENCY SUPPLIES LTD GLOBAL LEARNING LTD. NATURE’S SUNSHINE PRODUCTS INC. San Michele, Porterstown Road Ballincollig Commercial Park Sunshine House, Hortonwood 32 Dublin 15 Ballincollig County Cork, Ireland Telford, Shropshire, TH1 4EU Tel: (353) 18 201890 Tel: (353) 21 874530 Tel: (44) 1952 671600 Fax: (353) 18 215396 Fax: (353) 21 874518 Fax: (44) 1952 671601 Patricia ...
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243) indonesia.PDF
11 Jakarta Barata 11460 Tel: (62) 21 540 2160, 540 2167 Fax: (62) 21 540 2170 Rossy W. Beauty care, health food, and home care products P.T. CENTRANUSA ISANCEMERLANG Prisma Kedoya Plaza Blok A # 9 11 Jl. Kedoya Raya Jakarta Barat Tel: (62) 21 531 0271 Fax: (62) 21 531 0265 S. Abrian Natan Beauty care, health food, and home care products P.T. ELNENTIN GERNETINDO INTERNASIONAL Jl. Cempaka Putih Tengah II Jakarta Pusat Tel: (62) 21 420 3840, 421 3821 Fax: (62) 21 420 6632 Beauty care, health ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/indonesia.pdf)

244) INDIA.PDF
Indian Direct Selling Association c/o Sangeet Shyamala Cultural Institute A-12, Opposite A-11/6, Vasant Vihar New Delhi, 100 048 INDIA Idsa@rediffmail.com Website: www.indiandsa.com Koyalgeet Kaur Hanjra Members AMWAY INDIA ENTERPRISES ORIFLAME INDIA P LTD DSA Professional Staff A-5 Kailash Colony, F-90/12 Okhla Industrial Area New Delhi, 110 048 Phase-I, New Delhi 110 020 Executive Coordinator Tel: (91) 11 648 9636 39 Tel: (91) 11 681 1801 Fax: (91)11 648 9640 Fax: (91) 11 681 4334 Koyalgeet...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/india.pdf)

245) HUNGARY.PDF
Emelet 114 1146 Budapest Tel and Fax: (36-1) 4683423 Mobile tel: (36) 30 517 188 Web: www.dsa.hu Eva Rajki Budget: US$ 20,000 Members AMC MAGYARORSZAG KFT Liszt Ferenc u. 11 1025 Budapest Tel: (36) 1 326 29 82 Fax: (36) 1 212 51 08 PETER_GARDUS@AMWAY.COM Home care, cosmetics, cookware Peter Gardus LUX HUNGARY Szilagyi Dezso ter 3 1011 Budapest Tel: (36) 1 212 23 34 Fax: (36) 1 212 23 41 Janos Koos Vacuum cleaners DSA Professional Staff: Secretary General Eva Rajki Erzsébet királyné útja 1/C ...
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246) ???
Tel: (852) 2969 6333 Fax: (852) 2807 3920 Mongkok, Hong Kong Tel: (852) 2832 93 Andrew Fan Nu Skin Hong Kong, Inc. Angela Keung, Grace Pang Home care, personal care, Fax: (852) 2573 1899 Charles Hsuing 26TH Floor, Windsor House, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong nutritional products and cosmetics Food storage, serving, preparation, Microwaveable and children’s 311 Gloucester Road, Tel: (852) 2837 7950 HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL OF Products Tel: (852) 2837 7862 Fax: (852) 2882 7809 E-mail: afan@nuskin.net ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/honkong.pdf)

247) HOND95.rtf
Asociación Hondureña de Venta Directa c/o Productos Avon, S.A. de C.V. 8 Avenida S.O., 7 y 8 calle #61 Barrio El Benque, San Pedro Sula, HONDURAS Stephen Smith E-mail: Stephen. Fax: (504) 557-3482 DSA Officers: E-mail: oriflame@global.net.hn Waleska Sterkel President JAQUELINE CAROL, S.A. Cosmetics DE C.V. Stephen Smith 5 Avenida, 9 calle S. O. PRODUCTOS AVON, S.A Productos Avon, S.A de C.V. Edificio Santa Monica #68 DE C.V. 8 Avenida S. O., 7 y 8 calle #61 San Pedro Sula, 8 Avenida S.O. 7 y ...
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248) GUATEM~1.DOC
Asociacion Guatemalteca de Ventas Directas C/o Avon Cosmeticos Calzada Roosevelt 11-08 zona 2 de Mixco GUATEMALA Fernando Orellana E-mail: Fernando.Orellana@avon.com MEMBERS AMWAY DE ESSENCE JACKELINE CAROL GUATEMALA, S.A. Boulevard Liberación 5 avenida 0-40 zona 13 Avenida Las Américas 18-81 3-52 zona 13 Tel: (502) 472 0784 Zona 14 Edificio Plaza Profesional Tel: (502) 472 4113 Edificio Columbus, 10 / Nivel Oficina 4 B Fax: (502) 472 0192 Tel: (502) 363 2004 Tel: (502) 475 2237 or (2238) ...
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249) GERMAN~1.PDF
++49-911-58885 0 Fax ++49-911-58885 33 www.aras.de Hunde und Katzennahrung Food for cats & dogs AVON Cosmetics GmbH Postfach 23 17 01 D-85326 Muenchen-Flughafen Germany Tel. ++49-6721-420 25 Fax ++49-6721-96 52 28 www.bacchus.de Weine, Geschenkartikel Wine, beverages, giftware Bertelsmann LEXIKOTHEK Verlag fuer Bildungssysteme GmbH Postfach 600 D-33311 Guetersloh Germany Tel. ++49-6131-303 0 Fax ++49-6131-303 403 Bausparen, Finanzierung, Versicherung Insurance, financing DÉESSE Deutschland ...
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250) FRANCE.PDF
Le Capiscol rue Rene Gomez ZI BP 109 3415 Beziers cedex Tel: (33) 04 67 76 21 42 Fax: (33) 04 67 76 51 00 Electromenager ARMILLE Le Bourg BP 10 22150 Plemy Tel: (33) 02 96 60 23 70 Fax: (33) 02 96 60 23 71 Nutritional and entertainment products BETTERWARE FRANCE 4 Rue Joseph Cugnot 51430 Tinquex Tel: (33) 03 26 84 69 00 Fax: (33) 03 26 84 69 09 Household products AMC FRANCE ATLANTIC R?NOV CAPTAIN TORTUE BP 59 91122 Palaiseau Cedex 1 bls, Albert Einstein BP 22 – ZI Route de Berre Tel: (33) 01 ...
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251) finland.PDF
(SSML) Lonnrotinatu 11 A Fin - 00120 Helsinki, FINLAND Tel: (358) 9 2287 7401; 6121 030 Fax: (358) 9 6121 039 E-mail sakke@ssml-fdma.fi Website http://www.ssml-fdma.fi Sakari Virtanen Members ARIEL ILMAKUVA OY HERBALIFE - OY ORIFLAME OY Tierankatu 4 B P.O. Box 211 P.O. Box 34 FIN-20520 Turku FIN-00131 Helsinki FIN-02431 Masala Tel: (358) 2 2543 400 Tel: (358) 800 117 060 Tel: (358) 9 2976 466 Fax: (358) 2 2543 411 Fax: (358) 1895 819 001 Fax: (358) 9 2976 327 Tom-Peter Johansson Christophe ...
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252) ELSALV.DOC
DIRECTORIO ASOCIACION SALVADOREÑA DE VENTA DIRECTA C/o Productos Avon Boulevard Santa Elena y Calle Conchagua, Urbanizaci Colonia Santa Elena, Antiguo Cuscatlan EL SALVADOR Tel: (503) 289-4343 Fax: (503) 289-4317 Hector Abel Cabrera E-mail: Abel.Cabrera@avon.com Members AMWAY, S.A. NATURE’S SUNSHINE ZERMAT, S.A. 63 Av. María Eugenia Tamayo Blvd. Santa Elena y Calle Contacto: Sra. Sandra Sol Conchagua, Colonia Santa Sra. Silvia de Meléndez Elena Antiguo Cuscatlán JACKELINE CAROL, S.A. ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/elsalv.pdf)

253) denmark.PDF
2630 Taastrup Denmark Tel: (45) 43 31 32 33 Fax: (45) 43 31 32 43 Email: claus_joensson@amway.com Claus Joensson Members FILTER QUEEN DENMARK LR COSMETICS DANMARK APS TUPPERWARE SCANDINAVIA A/S Torvet 33 Lundsbjerg Industrivej 8 Sejrogade 9 3300 Frederiksvaerk Lundsbjerg 2100 Kobenhavn 0 Tel: (45) 47 77 25 98 6200 Aabenraa Tel: (45) 39 27 30 27 Fax: (45) 47 77 25 99 Tel: (45) 74 31 00 33 Fax: (45) 39 27 01 64 Water Filters Fax: (45) 74 31 00 35 Soren Sorensen Gitte Olesen Housewares and toys ...
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254) COSTARIC.DOC
Camara Costarricense de Empresas de Venta Directa (CEVD) c/o Oriflame de Costa Rica S.A. De la Toyota Paseo Colon 300 m. Este 1010-1007 Centro Colon COSTA RICA Tel: (506) 257-7557 Fax: (506) 256 0363 E-mail: oriflame@sol.racsa.co.cr Wilbert Rosales Gomez Members ORIFLAME DE COSTA RICA S. A. OCECOR S.A. FREDERICK De la Toyota Paseo Colon 300 m. 99 starline@sol.racsa.co.cr Oriflame de Costa Rica S. A. 215-2120 Francisco Mack Durini De la Toyota Paseo Colon 300 m.
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255) COLOMBIA.PDF
14-59 Medellin Bogota Bogota Tel: (574) 255 0444 Tel: (571) 630 3310 Tel: (571) 345 1499 Fax: (574) 255 4597 Fax: (571) 250 6588 Fax: (571) 212 3297 Oscar García Gilberto Orduz Bücking Carlota Moreno Lingerie and women´s sportwear Perfume, cosmetics and fashion jewlery Natural nutritional products BEL-STAR S.A. (Ebel) LUX DE COLOMBIA S.A. ORIFLAME DE COLOMBIA S.A. Calle 125 No. 30-67 Bogota Colombia Bogota Bogota Cosmetics and fashion jewelry Tel: (571) 620 8280 Tel: (571) 619 2688 Tel: (571...
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256) CANADA.PDF
DISCOVERY TOYS CANADA ESSENTIALLY YOURS IMMUNOTEC RESEARCH LTD. 1345 Avenue of the America’s INDUSTRIES CORP. 292 Adrien Patenaude 28 th Floor; NY, NY; 10105-0196 8322 130 th Street, Suite 201 Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec; J7V 5V5 Tel: 212-282-5314 Surrey, British Columbia; V3W 8J9 Tel: 514-424-9992 Fax: 212-282-6180 Tel: 604-596-9766 Fax: 514-424-9993 Email: ladrian@discoverytoyscanada Fax: 604-596-9455 Email: info@immunotec.com -.com http:// www.eyiteam.com http:// www.hms90.com http:// ...
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257) BRAZIL.PDF
DOMUS Associacao Brasileira De Empresas De Vendas Diretas Rua Tabapuã, 649 conj.33 04533-012 São Paulo, SP BRAZIL E-mail: domus@domus.org.br Paulo Cesar Velloso Quaglia Members AMWAY DO BRASIL LTDA. Interlagos, 4300 04660-907 São Paulo, SP Tel: (55) 11 5546 7331 Fax: (55) 11 5546 7061 Paulo Cesar Quaglia pquaglia@avon.com Cosmetics, fashion and jewelry NATURA COSMÉTICOS S.A. Rua Amador Bueno, 491 04752-900 São Paulo, SP Tel: (55) 11 5694 7655 Fax: (55) 11 524 3339 luiz.heitor@natura.com.br ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/brazil.pdf)

258) Austriafnl.d–
AUSTRIA Arbeitsgruppe Direktvertrieb „Zu Hause beraten gut gekauft“ Handelsverband Alserstraße 45 A 1080 Vienna AUSTRIA Tel: (43) 1 406 22 36 Fax: (43) 1 408 64 81 Hildegard Fischer Members AMC ÖSTERREICH HandelsgmbH Richard Neutra Gasse 8 PIERRE LANG HandelsgmbH Kolbegasse 70 a DSA Professional Staff: A 1214 Wien Tel: (43) 1 258 26 18 20 A 1230 Wien Tel: (43) 1 610 86 0 Fax: (43) 1 258 26 18 14 Fax: (43) 1 610 86 310 Secretary General Michael Drabek Franz Gschaar Cookware and cutlery Jewelry...
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259) Austral.PDF
Mr Jimmy Liao INTIMO LINGERIE PTY LTD 2 Meaden Street SOUTH MELBOURNE VIC 3205 Tel: (03) 9645 9939 Fax: (03) 9699 7255 Italian Designed Lingerie Party Plan Mr Roger Gomo JEUNIQUE INTERNATIONAL (AUST) PTY LTD 271 Harbord Road BROOKVALE NSW 2100 Tel: (02) 9939 2722 Fax: (02) 9938 5202 Distributors of Swipe HomeCare Products and NaturCare Hair, Skin, Body Care and Dietary Products, Jeunique Fashion Jewellery Party Plan & Network Marketing Mr Brian Leggett JIGSAW TOY FACTORY PTY LTD 14 Palmer ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/austral.pdf)

260) Argent.PDF
Camara Argentina De Venta Directa - CAVEDI Florida 878, 8th Floor, Office 30th 1005 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA jamendez@infovia.com.ar Jorge Mendez Members AMWAY ARGENTINA, INC. Maipú 939, Ground Floor 1006 - Buenos Aires Tel: (541) 14 318 8100 Fax: (541) 14 318 8181 (541) 14 318 8182 E-mail: mario_boullon@amway.com adriana_vinicki@amway.com ESSEN ALUMINIO S.A. Av. Rivadavia 6120 Capital Federal 1406 - Buenos Aires Tel: (541) 14 633 2219 (541) 14 633 3238 Fax: (541) 14 633 1229 E-mail: ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/dir/dsamem/argent.pdf)

261) No Title
Therefore the importance of good business ethics is to help businesses get the support of the consumer movement. The practice of good business ethics can synergise co-operation and collaboration between ethical business and the consumer movement. From the review of the characteristics of ethical business, we can single out 8 important roles and responsibilities that an ethical business can pursue.
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262) No Title
Consumers need to join and support consumer associations because a consumer association has an important role to play and contributions to make. Role 4: Community Education Centre Imparting and disseminating consumer education to the community is another important role of the consumer association. Role 5: Centre for Consumer Protection The most important role of a consumer association is to advocate consumer protection.
(Score=77.42%, /members/consumermodule/dis_part2.cfm)

263) No Title
Meanwhile, the European Commission will study direct selling, multi-level selling and pyramid schemes to determine whether amendments to the doorstep selling directive are preferable, or if new legislation is needed. We’ll also be looking closely at the needs of the direct selling industry in Europe through FEDSA. We wish John continued success in his new position and want to extend our heartfelt thanks for all his support, leadership and proactive efforts on behalf of the direct selling ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/ceo/dis_nwsltjan99_2.cfm)

264) No Title
On the business side of things, you are all probably aware that CEO Council member Reinhard von der Becke along with several partners including another CEO Council member, Jonas af Jochnick, has purchased Lux from Electrolux AB. Also CEO Council member Ron Clark joined us after he purchased Jafra Cosmetics from Gillette and Joe Urso after he purchased Electrolux, Inc. In addition, CEO Council member Mulford Nobbs (Jeunique) has added Colesce Couture to his growing number of direct selling ...
(Score=77.42%, /members/ceo/dis_nwsltfeb00_3.cfm)

265) No Title
Outcomes of the CEPI program in Thailand include the creation of a Consumer Protection Youth Club and a Mobile Consumer Protection Program. The Consumer Protection Youth Club, whose purpose is to educate Thai youth about consumer protection concepts, is managed by the Thai Consumer Protection Board and organized by the Boy Scouts during summer vacation. Complimenting the government's efforts, the Thai Direct Selling Association (TDSA) partnered with a Thai direct selling periodical to ...
(Score=77.42%, /initiatives/dis_results.cfm)

266) Microsoft Word - NATHAN-#204130-v9-CSR_Report__Second_Draft__10_28_2007.DOC
• Financial contributions by the direct selling industry, including both direct selling companies and direct sellers, increased by 85 percent from 2002 to 2006. Figure 1-1 Most Direct Selling Companies Sponsor or Support CSR Activities Do Not Support CSR Activities, 18% Support CSR Activities, 82% SOURCE: WFDSA 2007 Direct Selling Worldwide CSR Survey. Figure 2-1 Many Direct Selling Companies Have Had CSR Activities Since Their Founding CSR Activities Since Company Founded, 37% CSR ...
(Score=77.42%, /documents/library/corporate-social-responsibility-survey.pdf)

267) No Title
Direct salespeople are knowledgeable about the products they sell and take the time to personally demonstrate and explain the products to you. When you purchase a product or a service from a salesperson associated with a member company of a Direct Selling Association, you can rest assured that the salesperson will follow fair consumer practices. Tell you who they are, why they're approaching you and what products they are selling.
(Score=77.42%, /consumers_direct/dis_products.cfm)

268) No Title
More than 60 business, government and consumer leaders participated in the APEC CEPI conference, which focused on generating recommendations in three key areas: improving the environment for SME development, including deregulation and tax reform; review of Russian consumer protection law and anti-pyramid legislation; and strengthening consumer rights in new methods of selling. Consumer Rights in Cross Border Transactions: The consumer sector drafted amendments to the Russian Consumer ...
(Score=77.42%, /cepi/dis_Russia-final.report.cfm)

269) No Title
Action plans for implementation by the three sectors - business, government and consumer - were developed in the following five areas: Tri-sectoral Cooperation and Organization, Consumer Education, Consumer Issues, Best Practices - Consumer and Best Practices - Business. In developing an Action Plan for Consumer Organizations, the following objectives were identified for promoting consumer protection throughout the Philippines: the deputization and accreditation (by DTI) of consumer ...
(Score=77.42%, /cepi/dis_phil_cepi_report.cfm)

270) No Title
Building Consensus Towards Consumer Empowerment was the theme of the third APEC Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI) program, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 23, 2001.The key goal of the Malaysia APEC CEPI Forum was to develop a model consumer education and empowerment program that can be replicated throughout the Malaysian states. The draft consumer education module is comprised of three parts: consumer rights and responsibilities, business ethics and product labeling...
(Score=77.42%, /cepi/dis_Malaysia-CEPI-report2.cfm)

271) No Title
Therefore the importance of good business ethics is to help businesses get the support of the consumer movement. The practice of good business ethics can synergise co-operation and collaboration between ethical business and the consumer movement. From the review of the characteristics of ethical business, we can single out 8 important roles and responsibilities that an ethical business can pursue.
(Score=77.42%, /cepi/consumermodule/dis_part3.cfm)

272) No Title
Consumers need to join and support consumer associations because a consumer association has an important role to play and contributions to make. Role 4: Community Education Centre Imparting and disseminating consumer education to the community is another important role of the consumer association. Role 5: Centre for Consumer Protection The most important role of a consumer association is to advocate consumer protection.
(Score=77.42%, /cepi/consumermodule/dis_part2.cfm)

273) No Title
The Federation pursues the highest level of ethical conduct in the global marketplace, fosters advocacy by partnering with government, consumer and academic leaders, and strengthens management of national and regional Direct Selling Associations. The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (CEPI) was launched in 1998 by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) and officially endorsed by APEC Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) ...
(Score=77.42%, /about_wfdsa/dis_objectives.cfm)

274) No Title
Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (State/EB/CIP private sector advisory committee for strategic planning) Working Groups: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum APEC Tel APEC Telecommunications Working Group ABAC APEC Business Advisory Committee BMC Budget and Management Committee U.S. International Trade Commission ITU Council (annual) - C ITU Plenipot ( Plenipot (Plenipotentiary Conference) (every four years) ITU - 2000 Working Group ITU World ...
(Score=77.42%, /about_wfdsa/dis_links.cfm)

275) No Title
During the CEO Council Meeting in New York on September 30 – October 1, 2009, the Council approved the new membership criteria, which is now in effect. Category Fee $2 billion + in worldwide retail sales $60,000 $1 billion + in worldwide retail sales $50,000 $500 million to $1 billion in worldwide retail sales $37,500 $250 million to $500 million in worldwide retail sales $25,000 Below $250 million in worldwide retail sales $18,750 Dues are not refundable.
(Score=77.42%, /about_wfdsa/dis_ceoCouncil.cfm)

276) No Title
Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (State/EB/CIP private sector advisory committee for strategic planning) Working Groups: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum APEC Tel APEC Telecommunications Working Group ABAC APEC Business Advisory Committee BMC Budget and Management Committee U.S. International Trade Commission ITU Council (annual) - C ITU Plenipot ( Plenipot (Plenipotentiary Conference) (every four years) ITU - 2000 Working Group ITU World ...
(Score=77.42%, /about_dir_sell/dis_links.cfm)

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