Archive for July 2018

Young Living Foundation Raises $1 Million for Hope for Justice

Hope for Justice

The D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation raised more than $1 million to help end modern slavery in Africa during the Young Living Foundation’s Ride for a Reason, Foundation 5k, and other activities. All funds raised will go to support Hope for Justice, a nonprofit that exists to bring about the end of modern slavery by preventing exploitation,…

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Nerium Appoints Brad Wayment, Mark Nicholls to Global Leadership Team

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Addison, Texas-based Nerium International yesterday announced the appointment of direct sales industry veterans Brad Wayment and Mark Nicholls to the executive team. Wayment will be the company’s new president of Global Markets starting on August 24. He will oversee global strategy and direct all Nerium’s international operations throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe. Prior…

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Le-Vel Names Drew Hoffman New President

Drew Hoffman, Le-Vel

Le-Vel, the direct seller of health and wellness products, yesterday announced that Drew Hoffman has been appointed president, effective immediately. Hoffman, who began his career at Le-Vel in 2015 as executive vice president and chief legal officer, was promoted to chief operating officer and chief legal officer in 2016. He will continue to serve as chief legal…

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Avon Announces Senior Management Appointments

Avon Products UK HQ

Avon Products, Inc., the London-based beauty company, today announced the appointments of a new vice president of investor relations and a new chief digital officer. Amy Greene has been appointed vice president of investor relations, effective August 13. She brings two decades of experience as an industry analyst and as in-house investor relations executive, most recently leading…

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DSA Independent Contractor Practicum Kicks Off “Year of the Independent Contractor”

Photo: Department of Labor Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Labor, Nicholas C. Geale, presenting at the DSA Independent Contractor Practicum on how the Administration and Department of Labor are positively positioning independent contractors in the marketplace. On Thursday, July 26, 2018, the Direct Selling Association convened its Independent Contractor Practicum to discuss pathways to protecting the…

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Tupperware Announces Executive Changes


Tupperware Brands yesterday announced changes to its executive leadership team. “As Tupperware Brands turns a new page in its iconic history, we do so with a Global Growth Strategy and Purpose that is clear and focused,” said Tricia Stitzel, president and chief executive officer. “To execute our strategy and fulfill our purpose of enriching lives…

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Tupperware Brands Q2 Net Sales Down 7%

Orlando, Fla.-based Tupperware Brands today reported its financial result for the second quarter of 2018. Net sales were $535.4 million, down 7 percent (4% local currency), including a 2-point impact from the 2017 closure of Beauticontrol and the combination of the NaturCare and Tupperware businesses in Japan. Emerging markets, accounting for 71 percent of sales, were down 5…

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USANA Q2 Sales Up 17% Over 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah-based USANA Health Sciences yesterday announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Net sales were $301.5 million, compared with $257.1 million in the prior-year period, a 17.3 percent increase year-over-year. Celavive, the company’s new skincare line, contributed approximately $7 million in incremental sales for the quarter. In markets where Celavive has launched, skin…

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ARIIX Reports Record Q1 and Q2 Growth


ARIIX, the Bountiful, Utah-based direct seller, recently reported 41 percent revenue growth for the first half of 2018 over the previous year. The company generated more revenue in the first two quarters of 2018 than the annual revenues of its first five years in business. “What’s exciting is that in just under three years, we…

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Melanie McGuire Joins SeneGence as Vice President of Global Events

SeneGence International® recently announced that Melanie McGuire has joined the company as vice president of Global Events. She will be responsible for overseeing the strategy, execution and success of the company’s annual events in more than 10 countries. “Melanie’s extensive event expertise is a huge asset to our executive team, and we are grateful to have…

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