Young Living Essential Oils

Fragile or Agile?

Disruption is coming. How nimble is your company to weather the inevitable storm? Ten years ago, when we needed a ride, we called a cab by default. Then came Uber and Lyft, to the dismay of taxi drivers. Twenty years ago, when we wanted to buy new clothes, we drove to the mall. Then came…

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Young Living Hosts Employee Service Day for Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Young Living Essential Oils, the Lehi, Utah-based direct seller of essential oils, recently conducted a day-long service project to benefit Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), an organization dedicated to building, assembling and delivering top-notch bunk beds to children and families in need. This corporate fundraising event included 500 Young Living employees in Utah to make 60 bunk…

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D. Gary Young: A Lasting Legacy For Future Generations

In this issue: List of Top 100 Companies DSN Welcomes Executives and Guests to its Global 100 Evening of Celebration Global Good: Why Direct Selling Succeeds Beyond Our Borders 5 Best Practices for Making It Work in the Global Market Frequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking Bravo Legacy Award: D. Gary Young: A…

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Young Living Promotes Lee Bowen to Chief Financial Officer

Young Living Essential Oils

Lehi, UT-based Young Living Essential Oils recently announced the appointment of Lee Bowen as its chief financial officer. Bowen will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial condition, as well as overseeing the Accounting, Tax, Finance, Commission Services and Human Resources departments. “At Young Living, much like we seek out the best botanicals from around the…

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Direct Sellers to Be Honored with 2018 American Business Awards

Today, June 11, several direct selling companies will be heading to New York for the 16th Annual American Business Awards®. Jeunesse Global, Young Living Essential Oils, USANA, 4Life Research, ARIIX, Isagenix, Monat Global and Medifast, parent company of OPTAVIA, will be honored with Stevie® Awards from the organizers of the world’s premier business awards programs.…

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Gary Young’s Legacy Honored

D. Gary Young, who passed away on May 12, 2018, was the amalgam of a life spent overcoming tremendous adversity—poverty, disabling injury, ridicule and a harsh upbringing fostered in him an unstoppable desire to help others in need. Through Young Living, the company that he and wife, Mary, founded in 1994, Gary Young built a…

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D. Gary Young 1949–2018

Gary Young

Donald Gary Young, who is widely known as the father of the modern day essential oils movement, has passed away at the age of 69. Jared Turner, President and COO of Young Living released a statement yesterday announcing his passing: Young Living family, It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you that…

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DSN Announces the 2018 Global 100!

Since 2004 Direct Selling News has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. So it seemed only fitting for DSN to further recognize the industry by compiling a comprehensive list, starting in 2010, of the top direct selling companies in the world.

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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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Young Living Exceeds $1.5 Billion in Annual Sales for 2017

Young Living Essential Oils

Lehi, Utah-based Young Living Essential Oils Thursday announced that its 2017 sales surpassed $1.5 billion. The company has surpassed $1 billion in sales in each of the past three years and its revenues have grown 800 percent over the past five years. “This significant milestone is a testament to the increased knowledge and education of the benefits of…

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