Scentsy is a Direct Selling company dealing mainly in scented products along with personal and home care products.
Scentsy was founded in 2003. The headquarter is located in Meridian, Idaho, United States.
The official website of Scentsy is available in different languages such as Spanish, English, French, German, and Dutch for different countries.
Colette Gunnell (left) and Kara Egan (right) are the founders of Scentsy.
Scentsy claims to sell specific charity-supported products, a part of funds from their sales is reserved for donation purposes. When this post is written, the company tends to have donated USD 14.3 million.
Scentsy currently serves in the countries such as the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
Scentsy operates a network marketing plan, anyone can become part of it and promote products to earn commissions.
The company claims to have 1056 employees in the year 2018. In Scentsy, a Direct Seller is known as a Consultant.
|Founders||Colette Gunnell & Kara Egan|
|Head Office||Meridian, Idaho, United States|
|Products||Personal Care & Home Appliances|
|Email ID||[email protected]|
The Scentsy products are categorized in different categories such as scent, warmers + wax, diffusers + oils, fans + purifiers + pods, laundry and clean, body, kids, pets and specials.
Every product category is further divided into multiple categories.
Some important abbreviations are:
- PRV stands for Personal Retail Volume i.e. all the purchases made by a Consultant.
- GWV stands for Group Wholesale Volume i.e. purchase by the Consultant and his downline together.
- TWV stands for the Team Wholesale Volume i.e. purchase of Consultant and his downline excluding any Directors and their downlines.
- PWV stands for the Personal Wholesale Volume i.e. 75% of the point PRV value.
To join Scentsy, one has to become a member of the Scentsy club.
There are three easy steps to becoming a part of the club:
- Doing a subscription and selecting products to be purchased.
- Selecting the shipping schedule.
- Receiving exclusive benefits of being club member.
Two major benefits of becoming a club member include a 10% discount on orders over 44 euro and additional items at half price on orders over 88 euro.
There are mainly 8 Scentsy Ranks decided on the basis of requirements.
|Rank||PRV||GWV||TWV||Active Consultants||First Generation Directors|
Scentsy Compensation Plan
Scentsy Compensation Plan follows Unilevel structure to calculate the compensation of its Consultants.
Scentsy Consultants mainly earn in two different ways: Commission and Bonuses.
A fixed percentage of commission is paid to the Scentsy Consultants depending on their ranks.
The basic rank consultants i.e. Escential Consultant get qualified to received 20% commission from PRV whereas the rest all the ranked consultants received 25% commission on their PRV.
There are mainly 9 types of bonuses paid to the Scentsy Consultants depending on their ranks and achievements.
Till the Consultants have achieved Escential Consultant rank and Certified Consultant rank, they don’t receive any bonus.
The consultants start earning bonuses once they reach the Lead Consultant rank. The Directors and above ranked consultants get qualified for the Generation Bonus.
|Rank||PWV Bonus||Frontline Essential or Certified Consultant TWV Bonus||Frontline Lead Consultant TWV Bonus||Frontline Star Consultant TWV Bonus||Frontline Superstar Consultant TWV Bonus||Frontline Director TWV Bonus||First Generation Director TWV Bonus||Second Generation Director TWV Bonus||Third Generation Director TWV Bonus|
Is Scentsy a Pyramid Scheme?
No, Scentsy is not a pyramid scheme. It is a legit direct selling company, offer commission based on personal sales and product purchase in the downline.
Unlike money-circulation pyramid schemes, Scentsy sells genuine products to the consumer, and consultants get paid off by retailing products and recruiting new people in the downline.
Should I Join Scentsy?
Scentsy started 18 years ago and now operates in 14 countries.
Individuals can join it as a consultant but before that few things should be considered.
As it is an MLM company, the success rate will be very low, and consultants require marketing and interpersonal skills to work in it.
Moreover, analysis of products at the personal level is important. Compare products of Scentsy to the retail market, if you find Scentsy products’ quality and prices are justified then you can take a chance.
Recruitment is vital to earn a decent income from Scentsy, hence you should have a list of people whom you can make part of Scentsy and build a team.