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+Why do some people post negative stuff about Amway online?
We’re one of the oldest and most recognizable businesses in our industry. As a result, we’ve attracted a great deal of attention through the years – good and bad. While most Amway Business Owners have a positive experience with Amway, owning your own business may not be right for everyone. Read more >
+Does Amway have real customers?
Yes. Amway products are purchased and sold through our ABOs to a strong and active customer base of people that buy our products because they love them. Read more >
+Why do some Amway Business Owners not use the Amway name?
Every Amway Business Owner is contractually obligated to be explicitly clear about how their business is connected to Amway. Read more >
+Is Amway a scam?
No, Amway is not a scam.  We are a direct selling business making and selling products through independent "Amway Business Owners" since 1959.   Read more >
+Can you quit Amway?
Yes. You are never obligated to stay with Amway after you join and can leave whenever you’d like.  Read more >
+Do people in Amway focus more on recruiting than selling products?
Selling products is the most important part of the Amway business, not recruiting. Amway Business Owners must sell products and people on their sales teams must also be selling products in order to earn income. Read more >
+Do people at the top of Amway make all the money?
No, this is a common misperception about direct selling and with Amway. It is not correct that the people who started in Amway earlier or who are “at the top” of the business make all of the money. Read more >
+Is Amway a cult?
No, Amway is definitely NOT a cult.  Our direct selling business, similar to other large established companies, has a distinct environment defined by shared business goals. These shared business philosophies should not be misinterpreted as something else. Read more >
+Is Amway a pyramid scheme?
No, Amway is not a pyramid scheme.  Unfortunately, a lack of understanding and misperceptions, especially on social media, can incorrectly put this label on direct selling or multi-level marketing companies, like Amway. Read more >