Company Spotlight

Maskcara: A Gorgeous Dream Come True

Childhood dreams so rarely see the light of adulthood, but when they do, they’re often unstoppable. A young Cara Brook would tell you that her dream is to own a makeup company one day. “I noticed that all my friends’ moms had makeup, but it seemed like they all complained that they didn’t know how…

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Mannatech: Sound Science Yields Value & Growth

Mannatech Headquarters HQ

Throughout its history, Mannatech has founded its success on rock solid science and is now poised for robust growth. Since its founding in 1994, Mannatech, Inc. has made a name for itself through product innovation and a commitment to sound science. Indeed, when you walk into the company’s headquarters in Flower Mound, Texas, the first…

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Full Stream Ahead

Dallas-based Stream continues to expand its footprint and stay at the forefront as a leader in the direct selling industry. Stream Founded: 2005 Headquarters: Dallas, TX Top Executive: Mark “Bouncer” Schiro, CEO Annual Revenue: $958 Million Products: Energy (electric and gas), wireless, protective and home services Dallas-based Stream was founded in 2005 by Rob Snyder and Pierre…

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Of Stalk And Stem — Kannaway’s Growth Story

As the first direct selling company to sell cannabis products, Kannaway’s growth stems from selling CBD oil and hemp-based products. KANNAWAY Founded: 2014 Headquarters: San Diego, CA Top Executive: Blake Schroeder, CEO Products: Hemp-based products, including cannabidiol oil or CBD-oil products Oh, cannabis. Whether you go all wobbly at the knees at the mere mention of…

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Ethical, Valuable & Successful – It’s the Values and Walk-the-Talk Culture That Draws Employees and Distributors To Xyngular

On paper it doesn’t seem like Xyngular’s math should work. The company’s equation for weight loss? Become less to become more. Its algorithm for financial stability? Bring in a few hundred dollars more a month, not millions a year. Xyngular Founded: 2009 Headquarters: Lehi, UT Top Executive: Russ Fletcher, CEO Annual Revenue: $100 Million But the…

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A Quest From Good To Great – ARIIX’s Slow And Steady Plan For Success

Throughout history, high importance has been placed on the number seven. Seven is said to represent completeness and the aspect of things well done. ARIIX Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Bountiful, UT Top Executive: Fred Cooper, Founder and CEO Products: Toxin-free supplements, weight loss, air/water purification, skincare, personal care and essential oils products. Annual Revenue: $178 Million With…

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Q&A with Fred Cooper, CEO of ARIIX

Fred Cooper Q&A

Photo: ARIIX’s smart car-riding CEO Fred Cooper. This Q&A is part of the August 2018 Company Spotlight featuring ARIIX. You celebrated your 7th anniversary this summer. What are your thoughts on where you are as a company? Fred: I’m a perfectionist, so I would say we’re never as big as we hoped to be, but since…

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