Archive for December 2017

Melaleuca CEO Gives GOP Tax Cut Bonuses to Employees

Melaleuca, an Idaho Falls, Idaho-based wellness company, has decided that the company’s surplus cash gained from the new tax-overhaul bill will be given to Melaleuca employees. The $1.5 trillion tax cut plan for U.S. corporations, signed by President Donald Trump on Dec. 22, is the lowest rate since 1939. Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot announced via…

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Youngevity to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Youngevity International Inc., an omni-direct lifestyle company, will take part in the NASDAQ seventh annual Fit Week on Jan. 3, 2018. The Chula Vista, California-based company will ring in the new year during the Stock Market Opening Bell ceremony at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In conjunction with the NASDAQ Fit Week festivities, the…

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AVON Sponsors Beşiktaş Women’s Football Team

AVON Turkey recently announced it will be sponsoring one of Turkey’s longest-established and biggest sport brands, Beşiktaş JK (BJK). The sponsorship is the first at club-level women’s football in Turkey, and is aimed at raising awareness of women’s football and introducing more women into football as spectators and players. According to AVON, the sponsorship is…

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Plexus Worldwide Hires Louis Ross as VP of Customer Service

Plexus Worldwide, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based health and wellness company, has hired Louis Ross as the Vice President of Customer Service. According to Plexus Worldwide CEO Tarl Robinson, the company has achieved substantial growth in the number of Ambassadors and customers, necessitating continuous improvement in the ways Plexus supports them. “We are confident that the knowledge…

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New Direct Selling Company: Gracewear Collection

Gracewear Collection, a Cashiers, North Carolina-based lifestyle company, founded by sisters Wendy Strong Lupas and Mary Strong Blackburn, recently launched its purposeful jewelry and accessories brand in the direct selling channel. Gracewear’s purpose is to inspire “Women for Victorious Living through the Shield of Faith Collection.” The signature trademarked Shield of Faith design of Gracewear…

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Amway Partners with Chinese Institute to Map Chrysanthemum Genome

Amway, the largest direct selling company in the world, has successfully mapped the Chrysanthemum genome through its global research facilities, the Amway Botanical Research Center (ABRC), in collaboration with the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMM). Earlier this month, Amway, based in Ada, Michigan, announced the completion of the…

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Plexus Worldwide Donates More Than $64k to Our Military Kids

Picture: Plexus Worldwide CEO Tarl Robinson (far left) and President Alec Clark (far right) present Our Military Kids Director of Development Matthew Lockwood with Plexus’s $64,104.75 donation to the organization. Plexus Worldwide, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based health and wellness company, has made a donation of $64,104.75 to Our Military Kids. “Plexus is proud to once again…

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Avon Foundation Recognized for Global Efforts to End Violence Against Women

The Avon Foundation for Women was recently globally recognized for its work to end violence against women by non-governmental organization Together For Girls. In partnership with national governments, civil society and the private sector, Together for Girls brings attention to the issue of violence against girls in support of country-driven efforts for change. Every year,…

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Direct Sellers Donate to NBC’s TODAY Show Toy Drive

The TODAY Show Toy Drive, a project of the TODAY Show Charitable Foundation Inc., worked to make its 24th Holiday Toy Drive its most successful ever—and several direct selling companies helped to aid that effort. According to The TODAY Show, every 29 seconds a child in the United States is born into poverty. These children…

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Arbonne Makes $250,000 Product Donation to TODAY Toy and Gift Drive

Photo: Arbonne’s Courtney Janes, along with two culinary students who benefit from the Arbonne Charitable Foundation, join TODAY co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford on stage. Arbonne, an Irvine, California-based seller of health and skincare products, recently announced that it has made a $250,000 charitable product donation to the TODAY Toy and Gift Drive. Arbonne…

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