Archive for February 2018

Younique Helps Coty See 19% Sales Jump in Consumer Beauty Division

Cosmetics giant Coty has announced that it saw a 19.4 percent jump in profits in its Consumer Beauty Division for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended Dec. 31, due mostly to its social selling brand Younique. “Younique continued very strong performance with double-digit sales growth in the quarter with several countries increasing at triple-digit rates, including France, Germany…

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Jeunesse Garners 19 Awards in 2018 AVA Digital Awards

For a second consecutive year, Lake Mary, Florida-based Jeunesse garnered numerous awards at the AVA Digital Awards, an international competition recognizing outstanding work in digital communications. The global youth enhancement company garnered 10 Platinum, 5 Gold and 4 Honorable Mention awards for video and other digital media projects. One of the company’s newest video releases,…

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Herbalife Reports Q4 Net Sales Growth of 4.6%; Full-Year Decrease of 1.4%

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Herbalife Ltd. has released financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017. The Los Angeles-based company reported fourth quarter 2017 net sales of $1.1 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent, while net sales for full-year 2017 were $4.4 billion, a decrease of 1.4 percent compared to full-year 2016. “After a year of transition, we returned to net…

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Patricia Stitzel Elected President and CEO of Tupperware

Tupperware Brands Corp.’s Board of Directors has elected Patricia A. Stitzel to the position of president and CEO, effective May 9, 2018. Stitzel will succeed current Tupperware CEO Rick Goings, who will serve as executive chairman and focus on the successful transition and leadership of the company’s purpose-centered initiatives. Stitzel has served as the company’s…

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Youngevity Completes Acquisition of Nature Direct

Youngevity International, a Chula Vista, California-based omni-direct lifestyle company, has acquired Nature Direct, an Australian manufacturer and distributor of essential oil-based nontoxic cleaning and care products for personal, home and professional use. “Youngevity has been searching for a green alternative line of cleaning products that would be synergistic with our philosophy of offering products that are…

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Avon to Exit Australia and New Zealand Markets by End of 2018

Avon Products Inc., the second largest direct seller in the world, has announced that it will exit the Australia and New Zealand markets by the end of this year. The London-based company provided Direct Selling News with the following statement: “As part of the strategy to return Avon to long-term sustainable profitable growth, the company…

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Arbonne Becomes Official Participant in the UN Global Compact

Arbonne International, LLC, an Irvine, California-based seller of premium botanical personal care and nutrition, has become an official participant in the UN Global Compact (UNGC), joining the growing movement of nearly 10,000 companies around the globe committed to sustainable and socially responsible policies and practices. Founded in 1999, the UNGC is the largest global signatory…

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4Life Names Brian Gill New Senior Vice President of Marketing

4Life Research, a Sandy, Utah-based immune health company, has hired Brian Gill as the company’s new senior vice president of marketing. Gill has 18 years of experience in marketing and team development, and as a key contributor to executive management. In his new role, he will support the company’s strategic objectives, discover new ways to…

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SimplyFun Reports Record-Setting Growth in 2017

SimplyFun LLC., a Bellevue, Washington-based publisher of award-winning educational board games, has reported that for fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, the company doubled sales and tripled the number of new Independent Consultants joining the salesforce over 2016. The company attributed the growth to key strategic initiatives, including the execution of a new brand strategy…

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Isagenix Raises Nearly $100,000 for Make-A-Wish at Annual Event

Photo: Madison (center) goes on stage during Isagenix’s New Year Kick Off to the share the story of her sister, Mia, who has a rare bone marrow disorder. Isagenix International, a global nutrition and lifestyle company based in Gilbert, Arizona, has raised nearly $100,000 for Make-A-Wish at New Year Kick Off (NYKO), an annual event for the…

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