Usborne Books

Description: Usborne Books & More is a division of Educational Development Corporation (EDC), a well-established company that has twice been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of The 200 Best Small Companies in America  and three times by Fortune Magazine as one of America's 100 Fastest Growing Small Companies, and has been in existence for over 20 years. from 
Products: baby books, children books, educational books and materials, educational games and toys, encyclopedias
Founded: 1989
Consultant name - Independent Consultant
Start up cost: $69 - $129
- $69 for New Consultant Mini Kit, value is over $175.
- $129 for New Consultant Kit, value of $375.
- personal sales
17-30% depending on your show sales and position in the company

Home shows - 25% commission (min. $85 in retail sales) 
Direct sales - $25 - $84 = 15% commission, $85 and more = 30% commission 
Book Fairs - $200 - $499 = 20% commission, $500 and more = 17% commission 
Website sales - 25% commission 

- downline 
4% Recruiting Bonus, 
3-5% Sales Bonus,
up to 11% Supervisor override checks

Ways to sell: Person-to-person, home parties, direct sales, book fairs, and website sales, fundraisers. When you register as an Educational Consultant, can sell to schools and libraries.
Requirements: No minimum sales requirements but to stay active you would have to have one retail sale every 3 months (example - one $4.99 book purchased from your website every 3 months)
Website provided: Yes
Website cost: Free for 6 months, then $50 for one year.
Catalogs: Yes, cost is $10 for 10 Usborne Books catalogs
Hostess rewards: Free and discounted books for hosting a home party.
Countries: United States

Ava Anderson Non Toxic

Out of youthful idealism and passion, 
Ava Anderson Non-Toxic was born in 2009.
Always true to Ava’s ideals, we develop and produce cutting-edge, SAFE personal care products to the highest performance standards. 
We are leaders in providing wellness information, while sharing the dangers of toxic chemicals in personal care products with families across America.

Description: Ava Anderson Non Toxic offers revolutionary “first in class” non-toxic products at very competitive prices. All products are made in the USA, are vegan, and are cruelty-free.
Products: Skincare, cosmetics, make-up, hair care, baby care, sun protection and household cleaners
Founded: 2009
Consultant name - Independent Consultant
Start up cost: $99, double kits are available

- personal sales
30-50% depending on your monthly sales, paid weekly
- downline 
earn up to 9% on your group sales, up to 3 levels
- Additional $500 Executive Bonus upon promotion, qualify consultants in your group to become Executive and earn a $500 matching bonus each time
- Earn Generation Commissions on your Executive Groups – earn on up to 5 generations 

Ways to sell: Person-to-person, home parties, vendor events, catalogs
Requirements: At least $500 in sales every six months to stay active
Website provided: Yes
Website cost: Free

Catalogs: new catalogs every time new products are released
Hostess rewards: free and discounted products based on home party sales and Host Exclusive Gifts available only to Hosts
Countries: United States

Initials Inc.

Description: Initials, Inc. is a direct selling company that specializes in personalized products that feature bold fashionable prints. Believing "There's only one YOU" Initials, Inc. celebrates each person through the products, the party and the customer experience. Personalization is FREE.. always

Products: personalized purses, handbags, totes, wallets, lunch bags, cosmetics bags, blankets, organizers and more

Founded: 2005

Consultant name - Initials Inc. Creative Partner

Start up cost: $139

- personal sales - 25% commission
- recruitment bonuses

Requirements: $250 in retail sales every 3 months to remain active

Website provided: Yes

Website cost: Free for first 3 months, then $14.99 monthly

Catalogs: Yes, twice a year

Hostess rewards:

Free shipping on all hostess orders.

Country: United States

Rodan and Fields

Description: Rodan + Fields® Dermatologists is changing skin and changing lives by partnering with independent business owners across the United States to bring innovations in anti-aging skincare to everyone. Founded by world-renowned dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, the creators of Proactiv® Solution. Rodan and Fields is the 2010 winner of the Direct Selling Association's Rising Star Award and Sales Force Development Award for their mission to redefine independent business ownership.
Products: skincare
Founded: 2002
Consultant name - Rodan and Fields Independent Consultant

Start up cost:  $45-$995

You can pick from 4 business building kits:
Business Portfolio—$45
Personal Results Kit—$395
Big Business Launch Kit—$695
RFx Express Business Kit—$995 

Personal sales - 25%, Preferred Customer sales - 15%
- Personal Team Commissions - 5%
- Executive Team Commissions
- Performance Bonuses 

Ways to sell: person to person, website, home parties, vendor events
Monthly minimums: 100 CV which equals roughly $125 in personal or retail volume. Website counts toward 20 CV, so you only need 80CV in sales to stay active.
Website provided: Yes
Website cost: $24.95 monthly (includes R+F email account)
Hostess rewards: no
Countries: United States

Paparazzi Accessories

Description: Party Plan Company specializing in affordable  jewelry and hair accessories that are sold exclusively through Paparazzi Consultants. They are  fashionable and affordable - cost $5 each!
Products: necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, headbands, hair clips
Founded: 2008
Consultant name - Paparazzi Consultant
Start up cost: $300-$2750 
You can choose between 6 starter kits. Click HERE to see them.
- personal sales
45% commission on all items. Consultants buy them at wholesale price and sell accessories at suggested retail prices.
- downline 
Earn 5-10% commissions on your team sales, depends on your rank in the company
- additional 7-10% rebate when you host a large party or event

Ways to sell: person-to-person, home parties, vendor events
Requirements: You have to purchase accessories from the company and have inventory on hand to be able to show them at your events and sell it face to face. 
Website provided: No. Paparazzi consultants sell items from their inventory.
Catalogs: No
Hostess rewards: recommended 5% off the party sales in free items
Countries: United States


Description: Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with over $11 billion in annual revenue.  As the world's largest direct seller, Avon markets to women in more than 100 countries through approximately 6.4 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives.  Avon's product line includes beauty products, as well as fashion and home products, and features such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, Avon Naturals, and mark. (from Avon's website)
Products: cosmetics, fragrances, jewelry, skincare, fashion accessories, giftware, personal care
Founded: 1886
Consultant name - Avon Representative
Start up cost: $10 when you sign up with a consultant,
$20 when you sign up on Avon website

- personal sales
20%-50% depends on your sales
- downline 
up to 12% your team sales, depends on your rank in the company
Ways to sell: person-to-person, website, home parties, vendor events
Requirements: none, but to earn 20% commission you have to have a minimum $50 in orders every 2 weeks 
Website provided: Yes
Website cost: free
Catalogs: Yes, new catalog every 2 weeks. Catalogs cost depends on how many you order.
Hostess rewards: none
Countries: over 100 countries: United States, Canada, Albania, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, Malaysia, Mexico, Maldova, Republic of, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela

Address:1345 Avenue of the Americas
27th Floor
New York, NY 10105-0196
Web Site(s) 

Dove Chocolate Discoveries

Description: Dove Chocolate Discoveries is backed by MARS, Inc. a global leader in chocolate with over 100 years of chocolate experience. Company offers exclusive chocolate products and candy-making tools, are available only from DCD Consultants during home parties or via their website.
Products: chocolate variety (milk, dark, white), chocolate treats, desserts, baking mixes, cookie mixes, chocolate covered beans, drink mixes, truffles and more
Founded: 2007
Consultant name - Chocolatier
Start up cost: $115 (shipping included), CLICK HERE to see Business Kit

- personal sales
25%-40% regardless of consultant rank in the company
- downline 
3-5% your team sales
Ways to sell: Personal sales, website, home parties, vendor events
Requirements: $600 in retail sales every 6 months to stay active
Website provided: Yes
Website cost: $26.95 every 3 months
Catalogs: Yes, you will get 25 with your starter kit
Hostess rewards: 
50% off 2, 3 or 4 items, depends on tasting party sales, 
earn 10-20% party sales in "Host Dollars" that you can spend on Dove Chocolate products
Countries: United States
Address: 400 Valley Road
Suite 200
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856