Last year the total retail sales of direct selling industry in Estonia increased by 2,1 % till over 49 million euros (excl. VAT). The number of people cooperating with direct selling companies decreased by 1,7 % and amounted to more than 45 thousand persons.
On 15th of March the European Consumer Day is celebrated, so it is good occasion to remember the consumer rights requirements. Especially it is important for every consumer to know the rights buying not in shops, i.e. when buying at a distance selling (online, by phone, post) and direct selling or off-premises sales (for example at home, workplace or at the excursion or demonstration of products organized by the trader).
On October 17, Gintautas Zaleckas, representing the Baltic Direct Selling Associations, participated in the 7th Annual European Direct Selling Conference and in the European Direct Selling Association-Seldia 50th years anniversary celebration in Brussels.