Behind the rise of ‘cult-like’ multi-level marketing lies the fact that our economic system leaves growing numbers of people isolated, insecure – and keen to believe the promises of businesses that sell themselves as a way out.

Today, the cost of living has spiralled out of control and disaster is on the horizon for more people than ever before. With energy prices jumping and the hikes in rent prices hot on the heels of a decade of austerity, there is no safety net for millions across the country. These conditions are amplifying the kinds of vulnerability on which MLMs prey: financial precarity coupled with social isolation

Multi-Level Marketing Companies Are Cashing In on the Crisis

Behind the rise of 'cult-like' multi-level marketing lies the fact that our economic system leaves growing numbers of people isolated, insecure - and keen to believe the promises of businesses that sell themselves as a way out.

Duncan Carter

Duncan Carter

Digitial Marketing Manager at Beagle Talent

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