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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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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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Nu Skin Q4 2018 Sales Up 3%; Up 18% for Year

Nu Skin Building

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) announced fourth-quarter and 2018 financial results. Revenue for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2018 was $693.3 million, up 3 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017. “We delivered another strong quarter despite a challenging comparison from the $130 million LumiSpa introduction in the prior year,” said Ritch Wood,…

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Kathleen Earle Named MyDailyChoice/Hempworx COO

kathleen earle

Las Vegas-based MyDailyChoice/Hempworx recently announced that Kathleen Earle has been appointed chief operating officer. In her new role, Earle will be responsible for building the processes and structure to support the growth of founders Josh and Jenna Zwagil, including a new home office. Earle is a 25-year veteran of the network marketing industry. She was…

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Hendrick Motorsports Names AdvoCare Official Nutrition Partner

Hendrick Motorsports Names AdvoCare Official Nutrition Partner

Hendrick Motorsports recently announced that the team has aligned with health and wellness company AdvoCare as its official nutrition partner through the 2020 season. AdvoCare’s suite of nutritional and sports performance products will be used by HMS’s pit crews and teams in the NASCAR Cup series. The company’s products will be used in the team’s…

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Iconic Longaberger Basket Headquarters for Sale

One of the world’s most “unusual,” “bizarre” or “coolest” buildings in the United States, depending upon your perspective, is up for sale. The iconic headquarters of the Longaberger Company is currently being marketed by NAI Ohio River Corridor’s Laurie Stanbro throughout the Midwest region. Utilizing the NAI Global, SIOR and CCIM network of offices and agents as…

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