The current decade has been marked by continued phenomenal
growth. The Amway business has grown to involve more than
3 million people worldwide, marketing 450 Amway products,
plus 6,500 branded products through its catalogues.
It now operates in over 80 countries and territories,
with an annual turnover exceeding US $5 billion. Amway
is the global leader in the direct sales business sector,
and the most experienced partner any aspiring entrepreneur
In 1959, best friends and entrepreneurs Rich DeVos
and Jay Van Andel started a business from the basements
of their homes in Ada, Mich. The company, Amway Corporation,
began as a low-cost business opportunity.
With high-quality products and an innovative direct-selling
business model, Amway grew into a powerful global enterprise,
now known as Alticor Inc.
Alticor has its roots in Amway Corporation. Established
and owned by the Van Andel and DeVos families, Alticor
has a powerful vision that reflects the central purpose
of our organisation, helping people live better lives.
Alticor Inc. is the parent company of Amway Corporation,
Quixtar and Access Business Group.
in direct selling
As one of the world's best-known opportunity brands, Amway
offers an opportunity for people to own their own business.
Amway's direct selling approach offer three important
||It is an immediate
channel to the marketplace. Amway Distributors market
products and services directly to family, friends
||It offers superior services
to customers. Distributors provide personal service,
product demonstrations and the convenience of home
||It is an opportunity for anyone
to own a business.
Among the best-known features of the Amway Sales and Marketing
plan are its low entry cost and high quality products
backed by the Amway Satisfaction Guarantee.
Beginning with just five employees, in a small office
and warehouse facility in Jalan Ipoh in 1976, Amway Malaysia
was one of the pioneers in the direct selling industry
at that time.
Today, Amway Malaysia is the leading direct selling company in Malaysia with a core distributor force of 188,000 from all corners of the nation and a sales turnover of RM584.3 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2007, making Amway a household name in Malaysia.
In 1996, Amway Malaysia
became the first ever direct selling company to
be listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur
Amway Malaysia was recognised
as one of the Top 10 Overall Best Managed Company
in 2000 by Asia Money magazine.
In 2001, Amway Malaysia was honored once again for
its corporate leadership by Asia Money magazine.
The company made the top 10 list in these categories:
- Overall Best Managed Company in 2001 - rank
- Corporate Governance - rank #5
- Treatment of Minority Shareholders - rank #3
Direct Selling License
Amway Malaysia was the first
direct selling company to be awarded a 3-year Direct
Selling License by the Ministry of Domestic
Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) in 1997.
- Petaling Jaya
|Address: 34, Jalan 223, 46100 Petaling
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Tel: 03-7964 5222, 03-7964 5488 (Ordering)
Fax: 03-7964 5199, 03-7955 5002 (Ordering)
Amtel: 03-8318 9888 (Ordering), 03-8318 9333 (Enquiries)
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|Amway (B) Sdn
|Nos. 6 & 7, Block A, Kompleks
Shakirin, Kampung Kiulap,
Bandar Seri Begawan,
BE1518 Brunei Darussalam.
Tel: 00-673-2-236 164, 00-673-2-236 165
Fax: 00-673-2-236 167
|No. 1, Jalan Kilang Timor
(Off Jalan Bukit Merah),
#01-02 Pacific Tech Centre,
Tel: (65) 6550 9950
Fax: (65) 6550 9940
Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
* Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays.
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Amway, the world leader
As one of the world's largest direct selling companies,
Amway today is a thriving enterprise. Here's a snapshot
of who we are:
- More than 40 years of growth.
- Manufacturing, administrative and distribution
facilities world wide totaling more than 930,000
- Over 3.3 million renewed distributors
- More than 11,000 employees
- More than 160 distribution outlets
- An operation in over 80 countries and territories
- More than 380 approved patents worldwide,
and approximately 430 patents pending
- Employs more than 430 R&D professionals
and support staff in Ada, and another 145 scientists
at Nutrilite to develop and improve products.
- More than 90% of all Amway branded products
are developed in-house by Amway's staff of scientists
and science professionals.
Around the world, where you find Amway, you'll also discover
people who share in the entrepreneurial spirit and who
want to excel. They operate successful businesses selling
Amway products and are supported by Amway affiliates.
Over 54 international affiliate companies provide business
support geared to support the needs of each nation's independent
Amway Distributors. And, because there are no sales territories,
an Amway business that starts locally can grow as large
as desired, even worldwide.