OPTAVIA / Medifast

Medifast Reports Record Revenue for Q3 2019

Medifast Q3 2019

Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) reported record revenue of $190.1 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Revenue was up 36.5 percent from $139.2 million for the third quarter of 2018. The total number of active earning OPTAVIA Coaches increased to 32,200, compared to 22,600 for the third quarter of 2018, a 42.5 percent increase. “Our focus on long-term, sustainable…

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Medifast Names Claudia Greninger New Human Resources Executive


Medifast today announced it has named Claudia Greninger as executive vice president of Human Resources. Greninger is tasked with developing the company’s global talent management strategy, which encompasses recruitment, succession planning and employee development and retention. She will use Medifast’s core values of accountability, integrity, courage, teaming, empowerment, partnership and diversity to drive her efforts. “We are thrilled…

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Medifast Partners with OPTAVIA Community to Promote Healthy Habit Creation

Medifast held its first Healthy Habits For All Week, a week of service dedicated to advancing its mission of offering the world Lifelong Transformation, One Healthy Habit at a Time®. The company partnered with its OPTAVIA Community of more than 30,000 independent OPTAVIA Coaches with the goal of promoting healthy habit creation in local communities. From Monday, September 9 through Sunday,…

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Medifast Reports Record Revenue in Q2

Medifast Q2

Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) yesterday reported record revenue million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Second quarter revenue increased 59.5 percent to $187.1 million from revenue of $117.3 million for the second quarter of 2018. OPTAVIA-branded products represented 75 percent of consumable units sold for the second quarter compared to 64 percent for the same period a year ago. The total…

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U.S. DSA Announces 2019 Officers, Directors

Direct Seller Independence Act

The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) recently announced elected officers and directors to the association’s Board of Directors.   Officers and directors of the association are recognized leaders who have earned the respect of their colleagues and the public and are committed to lead and direct the affairs of the association. The board officers will each serve one-year…

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9 Direct Selling Companies Honored with Stevie Awards

Stevie® award

Nine direct selling companies were recently selected as 2019 Stevie® award winners by the American Business Awards for outstanding performances in the workplace. 4Life Research, ARIIX, Jeunesse Global, Kannaway, LifeVantage, Medifast/OPTAVIA, MONAT Global, USANA Health Sciences and Vivint Smart Home were among the companies chosen. The winners will be presented with their awards at the 17th…

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Medifast/OPTAVIA Brings Healthy Habits to Underserved Communities

Healthy Habits

Medifast recently announced its commitment to bring healthy habits to kids and families in underserved communities. Through its partnerships with local and national nonprofits, the company’s philanthropic initiative Healthy Habits For All will work to provide the education and access necessary to make healthy habits a reality for everyone. “Health and wellness programs are often out…

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Medifast Revenue Up 68%, OPTAVIA Coaches Up 63% in Q1 2019

Medifast Q1 2019

Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED) reported revenue of $165.9 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, an increase of 68.2 percent year-over-year. The company also reported active earning OPTAVIA Coaches of 27,200, an increase of 62.9 percent year-over-year. “Our strong start to the year was fueled by a record number of active earning OPTAVIA Coaches and increased coach productivity,” said Dan…

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DSN Announces the 2019 Global 100!

Global 100 Ranking

Direct Selling News tonight announced its Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world. Since 2004, DSN has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. In 2009, the magazine thought it fitting to further recognize the industry by compiling the…

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