Chris O'Leary

Tupperware Brands Corporation today reported second quarter sales of $397.4 million, down 16 percent versus last year and 8 percent in local currency. According to the company, while average active sales force was down 17 percent, sales per active sales force was up 11 percent, reflecting strong engagement by the sales force utilizing digital tools…

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Direct selling stocks continue to outperform the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) amid the current pandemic environment*. Insights from investment banking and business development firm Transformation Capital show that both large-cap and small-cap direct selling stocks have continued to exceed financial expectations since early March, when the coronavirus began to have an economic impact on…

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2019 BIG Awards

Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA), parent company of direct seller Kannaway, announced financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2020. Highlights of the quarter included: MJNA generated $13.3 million in net revenue in first quarter of 2020; Subsidiary Kannaway named the Most Popular Cannabidiol (CBD) MLM Company by HealthMJ; Kannaway expanded international operations into Russia, Kazakhstan…

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According to a Dallas Morning News story, custom clothing brand J. Hilburn has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company, founded in 2007, is trying to reorganize under the protection of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas. The company laid off an undisclosed number of employees at its Dallas headquarters last month. The company said…

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Natura &Co, Avon

Natura &Co Holding S.A. has published its 2019 Annual Report, reporting its financial and operational data regarding the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2019. The report was also filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 6, 2020. The Form 20-F is available in English on the SEC’s website, on the Brazilian Securities Exchange…

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Nature’s Sunshine Q3

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. reported net sales of $95.9 million for Q1 2020, an increase of 5.1 percent compared to $91.3 million in Q1 2019. “We are extremely proud and appreciative of the entire Nature’s Sunshine’ global team for adapting, navigating and delivering on our mission of supporting the health and wellness of our consumers…

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Mannatech, Incorporated announced first quarter 2020 net sales of $36.6 million, a decrease of $1.4 million, or 3.6 percent, as compared to $38.0 million in the first quarter of 2019. The approximate number of new and continuing independent associate and preferred customer positions held by individuals in Mannatech’s network and associated with purchases of products as of March 31, 2020 and 2019…

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Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: NHTC), a direct-selling company that markets products under the NHT Global brand, announced its financial results for Q1 2020. For the quarter ended March 31, 2020, revenue was $14.9 million, a decrease of 23 percent compared to $19.3 million in the first quarter of 2019. “I am pleased that we have…

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Natura &Co reported revenue growth in the first quarter of 2020, the first to include Avon Products, Inc. Natura &Co’s consolidated net revenue reached R$7.5 billion, up 1.9 percent versus the same quarter last year. According to the company, growth was driven by a strong increase in sales by the Natura brand in Brazil and…

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Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. reported net sales of $1.3 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, an increase of 7.7 percent compared to Q1 2019. Highlights from the first quarter included: First quarter 2020 volume points of 1.6 billion increased 5.6% compared to the first quarter 2019, representing the largest quarterly volume point result in…

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