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What should I know about Amway?

Amway is a direct-selling company that produces high-quality, in-demand products and has sold them through independent representatives known as “Amway Business Owners” since 1959.

There are some misconceptions about the Amway business. Here are 10 facts to set the record straight:

  1. Amway is a business that takes effort and time to get going. It’s not a “get rich quick scheme”.
  2. Most Amway Business Owners work on their business part time for supplemental income, but some are able with dedication over time, to develop it into more.
  3. Amway is not for everyone, and we’re OK with that.
  4. Amway Business Owners only earn income when products are sold. They earn nothing from the mere act of sponsoring.
  5. Amway has paid our business owners more than $63.8 Billion (US), and growing, since opening in 1959.
  6. Amway is the #1 direct selling company in the world with 2019 sales over $8.4 Billion (US).
  7. If you start an Amway business, the amount of money you make depends on your effort and performance.
  8. We offer free training sessions to our business owners every year.
  9. There are no quotas or purchase requirements, but make no mistake: to make money, products must be sold.
  10. We offer a 180-day (6 months!) satisfaction guarantee on most Amway products.

We are a company dedicated to helping people live healthier, more empowered lives through our products and the opportunity to start one’s own business. Because our business model is often misunderstood and our products are not found in stores, this can sometimes lead to false assumptions about us.


Related Questions

+How much does it cost to start Amway?
The startup cost for Amway Business Owners is less than $100 annually in every country where Amway operates and is fully refundable within 60-180 days if a person decides Amway isn’t for them. Compare this to the cost of starting any other kind of Read more >
+What is direct selling?
Direct selling refers to selling products directly to the consumer in a non-retail environment. ​Direct selling allows a person to start a business with little overhead costs and with no experience required. Direct selling offers accessible entrep Read more >
+What does Amway sell?
We are trying to make the world healthier and helping people live better lives by offering high quality products. Some of our leading brands include: Nutrilite: The world’s No. 1 selling vitamins and dietary supplements brand, featuring plant  ba Read more >
+Why do I have to buy Amway products through a Distributor?
Amway products can only be purchased through a distributor to ensure quality products are being delivered and customer demands are being met. The Amway business model is built on the personal service and thoughtful product recommendations you get fro Read more >
+Do you have to recruit other people to make money with Amway?
No. Amway Business Owners make money from the sale of our products. Simply put, if no product is sold, nobody makes any money. On each product sold, we set aside a portion of the product cost as “bonus” (sales commission). This is shared by Amway Read more >