Multi-Level Marketing/Sales (e.g., Mary Kay)

Multi-Level Marketing/Sales (e.g., Mary Kay)

Before getting involved in a multi-level marketing or network marketing business, be sure to do your homework. Some MLMs are illegal pyramid schemes. (22)


Additional Information:
Direct Selling Association (DSA): National trade association for companies that market products and services directly to consumers through an independent, entrepreneurial salesforce. DSA serves to promote, protect and police the direct selling industry while helping direct selling companies and their independent salesforce become more successful. (22)

Federal Trade Commission: Business Guidance Concerning Multi-Level Marketing

Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Information: Multi-Level Marketing Businesses and Pyramid Schemes

Better Business Bureau (BBB) Tip: Avoiding Pyramid Schemes

Questions concerning a company involved in this industry should be directed to your local BBB office: BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest,  602.264.1721 / BBB Serving Southern Arizona, 520.888.5353