Archive for October 2013

Online Shopping Services Take a Personal Approach

The personal shopping industry is experiencing a “huge growth spurt,” as Zayna Mosam notes in a recent story for The Baltimore Sun. Mosam is Vice President of Marketing at the Association of Image Consultants International, whose members largely provide personal shopping services.

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Thirty-One Founder on Navigating Rapid Growth

Cindy Monroe, Founder and CEO of Thirty-One Gifts, recently spoke to Upstart Business Journal about the 10-year-old company’s explosive growth, as well as some of the lessons that success has taught. Sales at Thirty-One surged from $100 million in 2010 to $718 million in 2012, positioning it as the No. 18 direct selling company in the world.

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Tupperware CEO Talks Product, Parties on CBS

Tupperware Brands CEO Rick Goings recently sat down with the team of “CBS This Morning” to discuss the multibillion-dollar company. With operations in 100 markets worldwide, Tupperware is actively adapting and refining its strategy to meet the demands of diverse markets.

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Graduate School Named in Honor of Amway Chairman

Hillsdale College, a liberal arts college located in southern Michigan, has announced that its new graduate school will bear the name of Amway Chairman Steve Van Andel. Van Andel, a Michigan native and 1978 Hillsdale graduate, has supported the school in establishing an endowment for scholarships and operations.

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