Forever Living Products International, Inc. is a health and wellness network marketing company operating in over 155 countries, with over 9.4 million distributors worldwide. The company features aloe vera-based cosmetics, beverages, nutritional supplements, and personal care products.
- Offers Training and Support
- High Possible Commissions
- Discounts and Bonuses For Distributors
No Initial Cost to Start
There is no cost to initially join Forever Living as an independent distributor. However, for those who are interested in joining Forever Living as an independent distributor, there is a Business Owner Box that can be purchased for about $284 to get a business started. New signees receive instant access to all the company's products at discounted costs. Forever Living supplies new distributors with all the training they need to get started in their new business ventures. The company will also match these individuals up with a sponsor if they do not personally know someone who is a distributor.
Extensive Training Provided
Forever Living provides new distributors with a variety of training outlets such as brochures, videos, meetings, workshops, and matching new distributors with a sponsor to help them in their new business venture.
High Commission Possibility
Distributors purchase products at wholesale and then resell these products at retail and receive the difference as profit. Commissions can be as high as 48 percent.
Personal Discounts a Bonuses
Distributors receive a 30 percent discount on products. They also receive personal discounts up to 18 percent when they sponsor new customers and have opportunities to earn leadership bonuses from 2-6 percent. Additional discounts and bonuses are available depending on where the distributor is in the marketing plan.
Recruiting others to join as members can bring potential earnings between $800-$2,000 monthly after 4 months of building a downline and helping them build their business successfully.
- Various Legal Issues
- Requires a Large Customer Base
- Expensive Startup Kit
History of Legal Issues
Forever Living has been involved in several legal battles over the years. In 1996, the IRS and the National Tax Agency of Japan audited Forever Living for possible tax evasion.
Claims made in 2004 regarding Forever Living products violated several laws in Hungary regarding nutritional products registration and advertising & cosmetics medicinal use.
A lot of Work for a Decent Income
The earning potential for selling Forever Living Products takes significant work in order to make a decent income. A customer base of 20-30 people will generate about $200-$400 monthly.