Yours Christmas Advent Competition - Day 10
Direct selling is where goods are sold direct to consumers outside of a fixed retail environment. This thriving industry generates in excess in £2 billion a year, and is currently the UK’s largest provider of part time work, with 400,000 people involved. New figures have also revealed a boom in the number of young people working in direct selling, with a 16% growth in the number of under-25 year old direct sellers last year. The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is the trade body for direct selling. Its member companies include the household names of Forever Living, Cambridge Weight Plan and Avon.