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FTC Lauds Establishment of the Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council

FYC Lois Greisman Speaks at DSA Fall Conference 2018

Lois Greisman, Associate Director of the Division of Marketing Practices, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lauded the establishment of the Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DS-SRC) at the Direct Selling Association (DSA) Fall Conference in Arlington, VA. In addition to providing an overview of the January 2018 FTC Business Guidance Concerning Multi-Level Marketing, Associate Director Greisman characterized…

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Secretary Acosta Recognizes Independent Contractors’ Important Role

Alexander Acosta

Photo: U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta at DSA Fall Conference U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently recognized the important role independent contractors play in the American economy. Secretary Acosta presented the Trump Administration’s views on independent contractors at the Direct Selling Association Fall Conference held Nov. 12–14 in Arlington, VA. He highlighted the…

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SeneGence Mexico Launches with Grand Opening Celebration

SeneGence Mexico

SeneGence International® recently launched its Mexico offices with a two-day event that included a grand opening ceremony and a welcome reception. “This is a very exciting time for SeneGence,” said Joni Rogers-Kante, Senegence president. “International expansion into Mexico is part of our overall growth strategy, and based on the response we received, I know it will…

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Isagenix Celebrates America Recycles Day

Erik Coover, Isagenix International

Photo: Erik Coover, senior vice president of global field development and culture, Isagenix International. Isagenix International celebrated America Recycles Day by kicking off a three-month recycling campaign. The campaign is designed to educate employees about recycling and inspire them to reduce waste in the workplace and in the community. The campaign begins with a special employee event at…

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Jim O’Reilly Named ARIIX Australia GM

ARIIX recently announced that industry veteran Jim O’Reilly has joined the executive team as general manager of Australia to the ARIIX Executive Team. “Jim’s professional experience and dedication to the MLM industry demonstrates a commitment to meeting customer needs,” said Mark Wilson, ARIIX president and founder. “His attention to detail has led to extraordinary success…

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M.Global, Jamberry, Avisae Merge into BeneYOU

Direct selling companies M.Global, Jamberry and Avisae have joined together to form the newly launched BeneYOU, LLC. The move is the culmination of a series of strategic moves that have occurred throughout 2018, including M.Global’s June acquisition of assets from Jamberry, which offered beauty and skin care products, and the recent welcoming of Utah-based Avisae, a health…

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LifeVantage-Sponsored Anthony Robles Sets New World Record

LifeVantage - Sponsored Anthony Robles Sets New World Record

Anthony Robles, the athlete and long-time LifeVantage consumer, broke the world record for pull-ups in a single minute this past weekend. Robles, the one-legged wrestler who won the 2011 NCAA 125-pound title, cranked out 62 pull-ups Sunday during the NY Jets–Buffalo Bills game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, besting Harvard Professor Adam…

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Plexus’ Annual Walk Raises Funds for Children’s Hospital

Plexus’ Annual Walk Raises Funds for Children’s Hospital

Plexus Worldwide™ recently announced its annual walk to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) raised $10,000 dollars in donations. The event helped to raise awareness for PCH’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. More than 500 people walked 1.2 miles in the Pima Center Business Park in the Step Up with Phoenix Children’s walk on November 9.…

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Youngevity Q3 2018 Revenue Down 12%

Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI)  reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2018. Revenues decreased 12.0 percent to $39,082,000 as compared to $44,395,000 for the three months ended September 30, 2017. The company derived approximately 88 percent of its revenue from direct selling sales and approximately 12 percent from commercial coffee…

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Young Living Products Now Available in China

Young Living China

Young Living Essential Oils recently celebrated its official expansion into China. To celebrate the availability of its products there, the company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Young Living Guangzhou Experience Centre in Guangzhou, China, on October 19. “Making our products available in China is a major step toward fulfilling Gary Young’s mission to…

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