How Women Are Fighting the Marketers That Nearly Ruined Them

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When Jenny* first became an Amway seller with her husband in 2004, she hoped it would be a lucrative way to earn income on the side and provide for their growing family.

The company, which sells household products like detergent, mouthwash, and more via direct sales reps and multilevel marketing, promoted itself as a way for her and her husband to become “small business owners.” All they’d need to do was sink a few thousand dollars in to get started, purchase some products, and recruit several other sellers.

To Jenny, it sounded almost too good to be true.

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