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U.S. Representative Richard Hudson Named New Co-Chair of Direct Selling Caucus

United States Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) is the new co-chair of the Congressional Direct Selling Caucus in the 116th Congress. The caucus was established in 2015 as a bipartisan forum to build greater awareness about direct selling and policy issues relevant to the business. Representative Hudson will replace outgoing co-chair U.S. Representative Marcia Blackburn (R-TN), who was elected…

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Mannatech Sales Down 1.8% for 2018

Mannatech Sales Down

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2018. Fourth quarter net sales for 2018 were $44.0 million, a decrease of $2.3 million, or 5.0 percent, as compared to $46.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. For the full year, overall net sales were $173,558,000 a decrease of $3.1 million,…

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USANA Named Top Rated Direct Selling Brand for Sixth Time

USANA Named Top Rated

USANA has been named the 2019 Top Rated Direct Selling Brand in ConsumerLab.com’s Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users for the sixth time. The award is based on customer satisfaction, with consumers more highly satisfied with USANA than with other direct selling brands. “Consumer feedback is integral to the growth and relevancy of a company, so receiving…

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Nature’s Sunshine Up 10.3% in Q4 2018; Up 6.7% for Year

Nature’s Sunshine HQ

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATR) reported its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018.   For the fourth quarter, net sales of $97.4 million increased 10.3 percent compared to $88.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. The increase was primarily related to growth in Synergy Asia Pacific, NSP Russia, Central…

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Walsh, Neeley Promoted to Isagenix Senior Management Team

Walsh, Neeley

Isagenix International recently announced two key promotions to strengthen its senior management team and help position the business for continued success. Sharron Walsh has been promoted to president of International. Previously, she was senior vice president of International. Walsh has been with Isagenix since 2009. As president, she will work with general managers in each Isagenix market to…

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New Survey Finds Amazon Top Destination for Purchasing Beauty Products

Amazon

Take note, direct sellers. A new survey reveals that Amazon is winning over beauty consumers in search of glamour, gorgeousness and great skin. According to the findings of the Stella Rising Glimmer Report – Searching for Beauty, seven out of ten beauty shoppers (71%) say that Amazon is their top destination to purchase beauty products. Other…

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Mary Kay Executives Make Black Enterprise’s 2019 Most Powerful Women List

2019 Most Powerful Women List

Mary Kay Inc. announced that executives Sheryl Adkins-Green and Julia Simon were named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America List.   Adkins-Green joined Mary Kay Inc. in January 2009 and was named chief marketing officer in July 2011. She’s been instrumental in developing and implementing the product portfolio strategy that is generating…

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YGYI to Launch CBD Coffee in May 2019

CBD Coffee

Youngevity International (YGYI) announced the planned launch of coffee infused with CBD. YGYI had been working on a CBD coffee with the launch of its HempFX™ line of full-spectrum CBD products with ambition of being able to provide specific dosing via a K-cup or single-serve delivery system. The company’s recent acquisition of Khrysos Industries, and the validation capabilities of its newly…

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Avon Products Inc. Launches stand4her

stand4her

Avon Products Inc. recently launched stand4her, a global plan to tackle some of the greatest barriers holding women back from achieving their full potential.   As part of the business strategy to “Open Up Avon,” stand4her aims to improve the lives of 100 million women a year by standing for: the freedom to work on…

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Mary Kay Sponsors, Unveils Research at Scientific Skin Care Symposiums

Mary Kay Inc. continued its ongoing support of the beauty and scientific communities by recently sponsoring the Skin of Color Society Symposium. The company further showcased its decades-long commitment to conducting skin care research by presenting new findings on hyperpigmentation and facial erythema. At the Skin of Color Society Symposium, Dr. Shoná Burkes-Henderson, associate principal…

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