Luis Vázquez Appointed Avon Global Sales Leader

Luis Vázquez

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced that Luis Vázquez has been appointed to lead its global sales team.   Vázquez, who has extensive direct selling experience, will spearhead the company’s efforts to open up growth by driving recruitment, retention and training for the millions of Avon Representatives across the world.   “I am delighted that Luis is joining Avon in…

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USANA Signs Official Supplement Supplier License with KBL


USANA Korea recently announced that it will be the official supplement supplier for the Korean Basketball League (KBL). As part of the deal, USANA will provide a selection of various nutritional supplements designed to help players maintain well-balanced diets and intake a wide range of various vitamins and minerals, as well as essential carbohydrates, proteins…

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Young Living Acquires Nature’s Ultra

Young Living

Young Living Essential Oils recently announced its acquisition of Nature’s Ultra. Nature’s Ultra, with its more than 1,500 acres of hemp farms in Colorado, will continue to operate independently to provide industry-leading CBD products that are legal under federal law and are certified natural, organic, vegan approved and gluten free, and with the added benefits of…

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Paulo Moledo Named Hy Cite Enterprises Senior Vice President of Strategy

Paulo Moledo

Hy Cite Enterprises announced that Paulo Moledo has joined the company as senior vice president of Strategy. Moledo will be responsible for implementation of the global brand strategy as well as management of the Product Development Group, leading the field adoption of CRM and becoming a member of the IT Digital Transformation team. Moledo has 12…

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Avon Declares Support for UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld and Avon general managers across the world pledged the company’s unwavering support for the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles. Avon leaders have written to the UN to declare support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages organizations to take decisive action towards gender equality. The WEPs list steps that organizations…

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2019 Prime Day Surpasses Black Friday, Cyber Monday Combined

2019 Prime Day

This week’s Prime Day was once again the largest shopping event in Amazon history with more than one million deals exclusively for Prime members. Over the past two days—July 15 and 16—Prime Day sales surpassed the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Prime members purchased more than 175 million items throughout the event. Global…

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Janne Heimonen Appointed Managing Director of Kannaway European Division

Janne Heimonen

Medical Marijuana, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Kannaway® has appointed Janne Heimonen as managing director of its European Division. Kannaway currently ships products to many countries within the European Union. The company is working to expand access to CBD and hemp throughout Europe. “Kannaway is fortunate that Janne joined our team last year, and we’re excited to…

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Young Living, CNN Philippines Partner on Essential Oils Docuseries

Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils recently announced a six-part docuseries that tells the story of essential oil production. Essential Oils of the Pacific was created by Young Living and CNN Philippines to highlight five farms located in the Philippines, Taiwan, Australia, and Hawaii. The series focuses on the moral questions of large-scale farming, including fair wages, local…

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INSIGHTS: Half of U.S. Consumers Buying Disruptor Brands


According to the IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, nearly half of all U.S. consumers are disruptor brand shoppers. The IAB recently released “Disrupting Brand Preference,” a study that shows that disruptor brand shoppers comprise 48 percent of all U.S. consumers. They are younger than incumbent brand-only shoppers, with 84 percent under…

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MONAT Gratitude Kicks Off Summer with Donation to Lotus House

Lotus House

MONAT Gratitude, the philanthropic movement behind MONAT® Global, helped raise $8,000 to support summer programming for local non-profit Lotus House. Lotus House, which is dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth and children, will be able to provide summer programming including camp fees, field trips and parties for children at the shelter thanks to the donation.…

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