Young Living Essential Oils

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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Young Living Names Ben Riley Chief Sales Officer

Young Living Essential Oils

Lehi, Utah-based Young Living Essential Oils recently announced that Ben Riley has been promoted to Chief Sales Officer after leading the company to record-breaking sales each of the last two years. Riley has played a key role in helping Young Living expand on a global level, overseeing the business grow by over 30 percent with significant increases in…

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Young Living Names Jared Turner President and COO

Young Living Essential Oils has announced that it has named Jared S. Turner as its president. Turner also will remain as chief operating officer, the role in which he has served for the past two years. He will continue to work closely with the Lehi, Utah-based company’s founder and chairman of the Board Gary Young…

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The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling

Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling Bringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling  Advocating for the Direct Selling Community  Navigating the Millennial-Driven World Sticking to a Winning Business Model Leading with Passion and Commitment Launching New Products and Segments Recruiting and…

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Leading with Passion and Commitment

Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling Bringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling  Advocating for the Direct Selling Community  Navigating the Millennial-Driven World Sticking to a Winning Business Model Leading with Passion and Commitment Launching New Products and Segments Recruiting and…

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Natural Disasters: Direct Selling Relief Efforts

In the past month, three natural disasters have struck North America and the Caribbean, killing hundreds of people and causing property damage amounting to billions of dollars. Many people in the direct selling community, particularly those in Texas and Florida, were affected by these horrific events. In late August, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area,…

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