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Sipology by Steeped Tea

Steeped Tea

So much more than a tea party. Steeped Tea Founded: 2008 Headquarters: Ancaster, Ontario, Canada Top Executive: Tonia Jahshan, Hatem Jahshan Founders Products: Loose Leaf Teas and Tea Accessories             WHILE IT MAY SEEM AS THOUGH THE DIGITAL AGE PROVIDES ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES for people to connect with one another, in reality, face-to-face…

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Have You Checked Your Arbitration Clause Lately?

Arbitration Clause

IT HOLDS THE KEY TO PROTECTING your company from legal and reputational harm. IN RECENT years, a growing number of class action lawsuits have been filed against some of the direct selling industry’s leading companies. The fact is, no one is immune when class action lawyers get you in their crosshairs. The best way to…

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Get More Customers & Distributors On Base

Does your compensation plan reward the right behaviors? IF YOU’VE ever seen the 2011 film Moneyball, you can recall the premise: Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s (portrayed by actor Brad Pitt), sets out to rebuild his failing team. His strategy: turning to hard numbers to identify the diamonds in the rough who…

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Biz Opp Presentation Trends

Presentation Trends

WHAT’S WORKING, WHAT ISN’T AND HOW DIGITAL IS CHANGING THE GAME. BEFORE SMARTPHONES were in every pocket and tablets became as common as the personal computer, sharing the direct selling opportunity meant hosting an in-person event. Potential customers had to be local or willing to travel, and the main attraction was either a talking head…

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Youngevity Completes Acquisition of Assets of Khrysos Global

Youngevity International, Inc. (YGYI) announced that it completed the closing of the acquisition of all the assets of Khrysos Global. This acquisition of the Tampa, Florida based manufacturer of hemp-based CBD extraction equipment is expected 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…

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Natural Health Trends Down 3% for 2018

Natural Health Trends Down 3%

Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: NHTC), a direct-selling and e-commerce company that markets under the NHT Global brand, recently announced its financial results for 2018. For the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2018, total revenue was $41.6 million, decrease of 10 percent compared to $46.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, and a decrease of…

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Robert Harris Named Modere VP of Information Systems & Technology

Modere recently announced that it has hired Robert D. Harris as vice president of Information Systems and Technology (IS&T). In his new position, Harris will oversee four verticals that comprise Modere’s global IS&T team: Development Operations, Business Applications, Quality Assurance and Systems. The verticals are responsible for managing web applications for ecommerce and back office…

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Avon Products, Inc. Announces Partnership to Deliver Global Training Platform

Avon partnership with Fuse Universal

Avon Products, Inc. has announced a partnership with Fuse Universal (Fuse), a leading provider of next-generation learning technology, to create a global training platform. The initiative supports a central pillar of Avon’s transformation plan to digitize its business and accelerate the selling and earning power of Avon’s millions of Representatives worldwide. The partnership is one element of Avon’s business strategy to…

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Herbalife Nutrition Net Sales Up 10% for 2018

Herbalife Nutrition Net Sales

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018. Net sales for the full year 2018 were $4.9 billion, an increase of 10 percent compared to full year 2017. Fourth quarter reported net sales of $1.2 billion increased 9 percent compared to the prior year…

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Kannaway Places Significant Initial Purchase Order for Chewing Gum

Kannaway, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, has placed a significant order for chewing gum with AXIM. Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced that its subsidiary Kannaway has placed a significant initial purchase order from major investment company AXIM®Biotechnologies (OTC: AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid…

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