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The Next Billion Company

The Next $1 Billion Direct Selling Companies

Many Direct Selling Companies would like to be a Next Billion Dollar Company. A big statement. What does it take to be a Next Billion Company?  Lets analyze a number of Direct Selling Companies who have reached that milestone.

Our definition for a $1 billion company is $1 billion in annual sales or $83 million per month. NOT combined revenue for a number of years. For the statement Next we define the time frame as the years 2012 – 2016, so 5 years from now.

Below 9 companies sales are in total  $35 billion with 28 million distributors and an average annual revenue per distributor of $1,256. Without Forever Living Products, which number of distributors is inflated as you can sign up for free, the annual revenue per distributor is $1,705.

Most companies describe an Active Distributor as someone who ordered at least once a year.

RankRankCompanyRevenue 2010Total Nr. DistributorsRevenue per Distributor
1
1
Avon
$10,800,000,000
5,000,000
$2,160
2
2
Amway
$9,200,000,000
3,000,000
$3,067
3
3
Forever Living Products
$2,750,000,000
9,000,000
$306
4
4
Herbalife
$2,734,000,000
2,100,000
$1,302
5
5
Mary Kay
$2,500,000,000
1,700,000
$1,471
6
6
Tupperware Brands
$2,274,000,000
1,900,000
$1,197
7
7
Natura Cosmeticos SA
$1,884,768,501
1,220,700
$1,544
8
8
Nu Skin
$1,537,000,000
825,000
$1,863
9
9
Oriflame
$1,513,000,000
3,285,000
$461
10
11
Total and average
$35,192,768,501
28,030,700
$1,256
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Counting with above figures, a Direct Selling company who wish to be The Next Billion company has to sign up, based on $1,500 annual revenue, approximate. 667,000 distributors. Based on the following sources we have compiled a short list:

  • Number of open countries
  • Social Media rankings
  • Alexa rankings
  • Corporate information
  • Field Leadership
  • Confidential information

The next companies are on the Business For Home shortlist, most likely a small number of potential Next $ Billion companies are Flying Under The Radar and will be listed in the future.

Your company did not make the list? Who could imagine that a company struggling to survive 3 years ago would be in massive momentum?: ViSalus. Maybe your company strikes oil. In Direct Selling every thing is possible. To quote World's Nr. 1 Top Earner Dexter Yager:

NEVER LET ANYBODY STEAL YOUR DREAM

 

The $1 Billion Short List: [private_platinum]

RankNr.CompanyOpen CountriesEst. Nr. Distributors 2011
1
1
ACN
23
300,000
2
2
Ambit Energy
1
150,000
3
3
BHIP Global
35
65,000
4
4
Gano Excel
100
500,000
5
5
Global Wealth Trade
150
10,000
6
6
Ignite
1
200,000
7
7
Isagenix
8
250,000
8
8
Lyoness
26
20,000
9
9
Market America
6
180,000
10
10
Melaleuca
16
600,000
11
11
Monavie
21
400,000
12
12
Organo Gold
13
150,000
13
13
Scentsy
5
40,000
14
14
Stella and Dot
2
30,000
15
15
Tahitian Noni
30
250,000
16
16
Talk Fusion
150
100,000
17
17
Telecom Plus
1
35,000
18
18
USANA
14
250,000
19
19
Vemma
50
95,000
20
20
Visalus
2
350,000
21
21
WorldVentures
20
100,000
22
23
24
25
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