Archive for April 2018

Scentsy Hopes to Create a Snowball Effect of Generosity

Fragrance and home décor company Scentsy has enlisted its employees to inspire kindness. On Friday, April 27, to mark International Pay It Forward Day (April 28), owners Heidi and Orville Thompson gave every Scentsy employee $10 to go out in their communities and do a good deed. This marked the eighth year the Thompsons have…

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USANA Reports Record First-Quarter Net Sales

USANA Health Sciences Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah-based health and wellness brand, has reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Net sales were $292.0 million compared with $255.3 million in the prior-year period, or a 14.4 percent increase year-over-year. Favorable currency exchange rates positively impacted net sales by $16.4 million…

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Saladmaster Appoints Veteran Executive to Oversee Global Operations

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Fort Worth, Texas-based Saladmaster, a subsidiary of Regal Ware, has appointed Ayo Olaseinde as president, effective May 1, 2018. Olaseinde will be responsible for the global sales and operations of Saladmaster, which now extends to more than 40 countries.  He will report directly to Ryan Reigle, group vice president of direct sales. Olaseinde has more…

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LifeVantage Opens Customer Program in 7 Countries

LifeVantage has launched its Global Customer Program, which will provide distributors with the opportunity to sell the Sandy, Utah-based company’s products to customers in seven new markets. Customers in five European countries—Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland and Italy—as well as the Dominican Republic and New Zealand are now able to purchase LifeVantage products through the company’s…

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Avon Appoints Lori Bush to Board of Managers

New York City-based New Avon has appointed Lori Bush to the company’s Board of Managers, effective immediately. Bush is experienced in both the worlds of direct selling and consumer beauty products. From October 2007 through January 2016, she served as president and CEO of Rodan + Fields. During her tenure, the company re-launched under a…

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Young Living Promotes Lori Burgher to Regional President of North America

Lori Burgher Young Living Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils has promoted Lori Burgher to regional president of North America following a strong footprint in Canada. Burgher has played a critical role in helping the Lehi, Utah-based essential oils company enhance the member experience in Canada with new sales tools and innovative ways to resolve pain points quickly, which resulted in a 55 percent increase in sales. “Lori…

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Mannatech Aiding Malnourished Children in South Africa with 271,000 Meals

Mannatech, Inc., the Coppell, Texas-based global health and wellness company, will be preparing more than 250,000 meals for children in South Africa who are facing malnutrition. The meal packing event will take place at Mannatech’s upcoming annual convention, MannaFest, in conjunction with its partnership with Mission 5 Million (M5M) and Kids Around the World’s OneMeal program.…

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Sunrider Launches in Korea

Seoul, South Korea

Photo: Seoul, South Korea. Torrance, California-based Sunrider International recently held a grand opening ceremony celebrating the launch of the company’s new direct selling model in Korea. Dr. Tei-Fu Chen, founder of Sunrider, presided over the ceremony that was held in the Sunrider Building in Seoul, South Korea. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate…

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YouCam Partners with Amway for an Innovative AR Shopping Experience

Photo: Amway Artistry at New York Fashion Week Perfect Corp., a San Jose, California-based developer of the YouCam Makeup app, has initiated a global partnership with direct selling giant Amway for the launch of a mobile application to enhance the consumer shopping experience for their beauty brand Artistry. Through the use of YouCam Makeup’s award-winning augmented reality…

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