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Medifast Opens in Singapore

Medifast Opens in Singapore

Medifast, the company behind OPTAVIA, announced its official opening in Singapore. To celebrate, the company hosted several events starting on December 6, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a public event at the Kallang Wave Mall. “Expanding the OPTAVIA movement to Singapore enables us to bring our revolutionary approach to health and wellness to those in…

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Over 31 Million Americans Engaged in Early Stage Entrepreneurial Activity

Entrepreneurial Activity

Over 31 Million Americans Engaged in Early Stage Entrepreneurial Activity The United States exhibits among the highest rates of early stage entrepreneurial activity in the developed world (15.6%). In addition, a great majority of entrepreneurs in the United States were motivated by opportunity in 2018. These are among the findings of the 2018/2019 U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report, produced by Babson…

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What Brands Can Expect from Generation Alpha

Generation Alpha

In a new report, Generation Alpha—children born after 2010—identified all people being treated fairly no matter what they look like as one of the top issues they care about in today’s world. In fact, across the board, the report revealed Generation Alpha cares more about all issues than their Millennial and Baby Boomer parents did…

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Historic Bill Aims to Regulate Cosmetics, Personal Care Products

Cosmetics

For the first time in decades, the House of Representatives is shining a light on making cosmetics safer. Last Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing entitled “Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety.” The hearing focused on legislation being introduced to help protect…

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Young Living Partners with French Grain Farm

Golden Einkorn Farm

Young Living recently announced a new partnership with the Golden Einkorn Farm in Sault, located in the French region of Provence. The Golden Einkorn Farm is Young Living’s newest partner and is the exclusive producer of the company’s popular ancient einkorn grain and other einkorn products. This 600-acre, family-owned farm is run by longtime Young Living…

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Plexus Expands Distribution in Calgary

Plexus Expands Distribution

After a successful 2018 launch in Canada, Plexus Worldwide is expanding availability with a second 3PL Distribution Centre in Calgary. This is an extension of the first global market Plexus entered, which was followed by Australia and in 2020 will be followed by Mexico. Plexus selected Calgary for its’ second 3PL Distribution Centre (the first distribution Centre opened in Toronto in March 2018) as part of the…

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Herbalife Nutrition Announces Four New Training Centers Throughout China

Training Centers

Herbalife Nutrition recently announced the opening of its new training facility in Chengdu, China. Created as a venue for company leaders to train and educate customers and distributors on nutrition and healthy meal preparation, the facility is the first of four opening across China by the end of 2020. The centers will also feature a glimpse into Herbalife Nutrition’s…

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Mary Kay Foundation℠ Donates $25,000 to Denton County Friends of the Family

Denton County Friends

The Mary Kay Foundation, a decades-long leader in the mission to eliminate domestic violence, recently donated $25,000 to Denton County Friends of the Family. Friends of the Family is an organization that serves individuals and families seeking safety and recovery from experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault. Since 1980, it has been the sole provider…

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Beautycounter’s Gregg Renfrew Testifies in Landmark House Cosmetic Reform Hearing

Gregg Renfrew

Beautycounter Founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew testifies as an expert witness in a congressional hearing on cosmetic reform. Renfrew has tirelessly advocated for cosmetic reform in both Washington, D.C. and state capitols since Beautycounter launched in early 2013. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on cosmetic reform, Wednesday, December…

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FDA Warns Companies for Illegally Selling Products Containing CBD

FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA also published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly. Based on the lack of…

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