Amway’s official sales press release was issued today and confirmed what was already publicly stated by Rich DeVos last Friday – Amway’s global sales for 2008 were $8.2billion – up 15% on Amway’s 2007 sales of $7.1 billion.
In a break from previous years, data for no individual markets or regions has not been separated out other than to say there was strong growth in Russia, China, and India and that overall 2/3 of Amway’s 58 affiliates recorded sales increases. This works out to 39 affiliates with growth and 9 either flat or decreasing. In 2007 it was reported that 39 out of 55 markets increased sales. I’m a little confused by the change in the number of affiliates as the only new market to open was Amway Vietnam. It’s possible that in markets like Scandinavia, which covers 4 countries, have been considered separately. Continue reading Amway 2008 Sales figures – a few comments