Sarah Bjorgaard Promoted to Young Living GM, U.S. Market

Sarah Bjorgaard

Young Living Essential Oils announced the promotion of Sarah Bjorgaard to general manager, U.S. Market. Bjorgaard, who joined Young Living in 2018 as vice president of Beauty Essentials, has over 26 years of experience in the direct sales industry. Since joining the company, she has led the Beauty Essentials team in developing new brand direction while staking a claim…

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Oriflame Achieves €1.3 Billion in Revenue for 2018

Oriflame 2018

Oriflame (ORI-SS—Stockholm) recently announced financial results for the full year ending December 31, 2018. The cosmetics giant achieved €1.3 billion in revenue for 2018. Sales were up 2 percent in Latin America, 1 percent in Europe and Africa, and 7 percent in Asia and Turkey. Sales in the CIS region were down 3 percent. “2018 was a year…

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Kannaway Revenue Up 200% for 2018

Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) subsidiary Kannaway® experienced significant growth with 2018 revenue of $46.8 million, an increase of nearly 200 percent over 2017.   MJNA, the first publicly traded cannabis company in the U.S., announced the Kannaway results as well as the company financial results for the quarter and year ending Dec. 31, 2018.   The…

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Avon Joins Humane Society International’s #BeCrueltyFree Campaign

#BeCrueltyFree Campaign

Avon Products, Inc. announced its support for a worldwide ban on animal testing for cosmetics by backing Humane Society International on its #BeCrueltyFree initiative. The campaign is leading legislative reform to prohibit cosmetics testing on animals in all major global beauty markets by 2023. Avon has committed to support #BeCruetlyFree to drive regulatory change in key markets…

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Cindy Monroe Inducted into UTC Business Hall of Fame

Cindy Monroe UTC Business Hall of Fame

Thirty-One Gifts founder and CEO Cindy Monroe was recently inducted into the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Gary W. Rollins College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. Monroe, the founder of one the biggest direct marketing companies for women and the head of one the biggest minority-owned companies in Tennessee, attended the ceremony at…

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Youngevity International Down Slightly in 2018

Youngevity International

Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI) reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018. Revenues for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018 decreased 12.0 percent to $36,114,000 as compared to $41,041,000 for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2018 decreased 2.0 percent to $162,445,000 as compared to $165,696,000 for the year ended December 31, 2017. “We are…

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Young Living Takes to the Skies to Set World Record

Young Living Diamond members

Young Living Essential Oils took to the skies in Seville, Spain, on April 12 in what could be the largest private hot air balloon launch in the world. In total, 450 Young Living Diamond members boarded 43 hot air balloons displaying Young Living banners and soared above the plazas and neighborhoods of Seville. Earlier in the week, Young Living Diamond members…

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Ania Jakubowski Named Avon GM of Poland

Ania Jakubowski

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced that Ania Jakubowski has been appointed general manager of Poland, effective April 23. Jakubowski brings over 20 years of experience from global businesses in established and emerging markets across Europe, North America and Africa. She joins Avon from Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits, where she held the role of general manager…

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Inaugural Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles Set for June 2


Herbalife Nutrition will hold its inaugural Herbalife24 Triathlon in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 2. The race—which includes a 1,500-meter swim, a 40k-bike course and 10k-run through the heart of Los Angeles—will begin at the iconic Venice Beach and conclude at the famed L.A. Live outdoor venue. Three other events will also be held: International…

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