Amway enters consumer durables segment with cookware range

Amway enters consumer durables segment with cookware range

The largest direct marketing company Amway India on Sunday announced its entry into the consumer durables space with a premium cookware range under the label of Amway Queen.

Jan 22, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Direct selling companies barred from charging entry fee from agents

Direct selling companies barred from charging entry fee from agents

The Centre has decided to bar direct selling companies such as Amway, Tupperware and Oriflame from charging any entry fee from agents or compelling them to buy back unsold stocks.

Sep 11, 2016, 11:05 AM IST
Government finalises draft norms for direct selling industry

Government finalises draft norms for direct selling industry

The Consumer Affairs Ministry today finalised draft guidelines for the Rs 72,000 crore direct selling industry with a view to safeguarding interest of consumers by differentiating genuine schemes from money-swindling ponzi ones.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Amway, Nestle among violators of manufacturing standards: Govt

Amway India and Nestle India are among food business operators who have been found to have violated the regulatory and manufacturing standards leading to recall of their products or withdrawal of NoCs, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said.

Aug 07, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Amway looks to step up market share in skin care segment

Amway, one of the largest direct-selling FMCG companies, expects to increase domestic market share to 3-3.5 per cent from 2 per cent in the skin-whitening cream segment in the next 12 months.

Apr 22, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Amcham expresses concern over Amway India head's arrest

American Chamber of Commerce today expressed concern over the detention of William Scott Pinckney, the India head of US-based direct-selling major Amway, pointing towards a conspiracy angle and urging for framing immediate legislation for the direct selling industry.

Jul 25, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

Amway seeks Modi govt's help to release India head Pinckney

US-based direct-selling major Amway President Doug DeVos has sought the intervention of the Narendra Modi government for the release of the company's India head William Scott Pinckney, while asking to "restore confidence in India's investment potential".

Jun 06, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

ED verifying if Amway violated foreign exchange laws

The Kurnool district police, which is probing a criminal case against direct selling company Amway, said here on Friday that it is in the process of obtaining information from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to verify if the firm had violated any foreign exchange laws.

May 30, 2014, 21:58 PM IST

Amcham expresses concern over arrest of Amway India CEO

The arrest was based on a complaint alleging unethical circulation of money through Amway's operations.

May 29, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

Amway India CEO arrested by AP's Khammam Police

Amway is facing nine criminal cases at various places in Andhra Pradesh and Pinckney had already been arrested by Kurnool Police on Monday and lodged in a prison in Kadapa.

May 29, 2014, 12:19 PM IST

Amway India CEO William Pinckney bail plea rejected

A local court in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday rejected the bail petition moved by Amway India CEO William Scott Pinckney, arrested in connection with a criminal case filed against the direct selling company.

May 28, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Amway CEO arrest may dent Indo-US business ties: Ficci

Condemning the arrest of Amway India MD & CEO William Scott Pinckney, Ficci on Tuesday said the "uncalled" for action may hit Indo-US business ties, while re-emphasising the need for a clear and independent regulatory framework for the direct selling industry in India.

May 27, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Arrest of MD & CEO unwarranted: Amway India

Direct selling firm Amway India on Tuesday termed the arrest of its MD and CEO William Scott Pinckney as an "unwarranted act" on "frivolous" charges that gave "a misleading impression" about its business.

May 27, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Amway India CEO arrested, remanded in judicial custody

Amway India Chairman and Chief Executive William S Pinckney has been arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police in connection with a criminal case registered against the direct-selling company.

May 27, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Civil, constructive ways needed to handle disputes: Amway

Hitting out against the arrest of its three top executives in India, US-based Amway Sunday said "more civil and constructive ways to handle consumer disputes" are required in India.

Jun 02, 2013, 13:34 PM IST

Ficci condemns Amway CEO's arrest

"This arrest will give an inappropriate missive to the global business community and might also have adverse impact on Indo-US business relationships," it said.

May 28, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Amway India chairman, two directors granted bail

They were booked under the Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act based on complaints filed by distributors in 2011.

May 28, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Amway India Chairman, 2 Directors remanded to 14 days custody

The arrests were made on a complaint of a woman who claimed to have incurred loss through the network.

May 28, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

We have always cooperated with Kerala police: Amway

Network marketing firm Amway India Enterprises Monday said that they always co-operated with Kerala Police in a case relating to financial irregularities by the firm.

May 28, 2013, 00:29 AM IST

Amway India Chairman, 2 Directors arrested

Network marketing firm Amway's India Chairman and CEO William S Pinckney and two company Directors were arrested here today on charges of financial irregularities.

May 27, 2013, 20:13 PM IST