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Hendrick Motorsports Names AdvoCare Official Nutrition Partner

Hendrick Motorsports Names AdvoCare Official Nutrition Partner

Hendrick Motorsports recently announced that the team has aligned with health and wellness company AdvoCare as its official nutrition partner through the 2020 season. AdvoCare’s suite of nutritional and sports performance products will be used by HMS’s pit crews and teams in the NASCAR Cup series. The company’s products will be used in the team’s…

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Kay Nemoto Named Avon Products, Inc. Chief Strategy and HR Officer

Avon Products, Inc. announced it has appointed Kay Nemoto as senior vice president chief enablement officer and chief human resources officer. In this new role Nemoto will lead the change management and cultural overhaul underpinning Avon’s transformation. She will join Avon’s Executive Committee and report to CEO Jan Zijderveld. “I’m delighted to be securing talent…

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Iconic Longaberger Basket Headquarters for Sale

One of the world’s most “unusual,” “bizarre” or “coolest” buildings in the United States, depending upon your perspective, is up for sale. The iconic headquarters of the Longaberger Company is currently being marketed by NAI Ohio River Corridor’s Laurie Stanbro throughout the Midwest region. Utilizing the NAI Global, SIOR and CCIM network of offices and agents as…

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Youngevity to Acquire Hemp-Based CBD Extraction Equipment Manufacturer

Youngevity International (NASDAQ: YGYI) announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase all the assets of Khrysos Global, a manufacturer of hemp-based CBD extraction equipment. The acquisition is intended to establish YGYI’s newly formed wholly owned subsidiary, Khrysos Industries, Inc, as a global player in the field-to-finish hemp-CBD oil, isolate and distillate market. It also…

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Mannatech Celebrates 25 Years

Mannafest

Mannatech, Incorporated is celebrating 25 years of operations with its independent sales associates at eight different MannaFest-type gatherings around the world. “Arriving at the 25-year mark is a big deal for any business, but especially for a direct sales company,” said Alfredo “Al” Bala, CEO and president of Mannatech. “Many companies have come and gone in the last…

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Direct Selling-Style Retail Expected to Thrive in UK in 2019

Retailers using a business model similar to Tupperware parties or Avon’s door-to-door selling are expected to see strong growth in the UK this year. According to a story in the Retail Gazette, an independently sourced news organization covering the UK’s diverse retail industry, the UK Direct Selling Association (DSA) said it expected to see strong growth within the…

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Amway Reports 2018 Sales of $8.8 Billion

Amway announced sales of $8.8 billion for the year ending December 31, 2018, a 2 percent increase over 2017 sales numbers. The company said growth was broad-based across many of its top markets including China, the U.S., Thailand and India. “Amway’s growth in sales is a result of our sharp focus on the experience Amway…

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Avon CEO Rings Closing Bell at NYSE

Avon CEO Rings Closing Bell

The New York Stock Exchange recently welcomed Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) to celebrate more than 130 years of championing economic empowerment for women around the world. Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld was invited to ring the closing bell. He was joined by several Avon executives and guests. The 133-year-old Avon was founded in 1886 by…

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Tupperware Brands Announces 2019 Global Links Scholar

Tupperware Brands Corporation recently announced that Dr. Denise Poiani Delboni of Brazil is the next scholar to be selected to its cross-cultural exchange program Global Links. The program, co-founded with the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College and supported by U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, is designed to build capacity for women’s social…

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Mary Kay Inc. Recognized by Forbes for Diversity

Mary Kay Diveristy

Mary Kay Inc. announced that it has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Mary Kay is ranked number 150 of the 500 companies on the list. “What sets Mary Kay apart is its enthusiastic adherence to the principles on which Mary Kay Ash, our founder, formed the company,” said…

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