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Q1 Results: NHT Hit Hard by 100 Day Action in China; Down 63%

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Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: NHTC), which markets premium quality personal care, wellness and “quality of life” products under the NHT Global brand, recently announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total revenue of $19.3 million decreased 63 percent compared to $52.4 million in the first quarter of 2018 primarily due to a…

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Retail Giant Walmart Announces Next-Day Delivery

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Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world, will now offer shoppers the option to have their online orders delivered the next day. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Amazon announced plans to spend $800 million for one-day delivery for all Amazon Prime members. Walmart said it is rolling out next-day delivery in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Southern…

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Q1 Results: Mannatech Down 8%; Oriflame Down 6%

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Flower Mound, Texas-based Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) recently announced net sales of $38 million for the first quarter of 2019. The net sales represented a decrease of $3.4 million, or 8.2 percent, as compared to $41.4 million in the first quarter of 2018. Income from operations increased to $1.1 million for the first quarter 2019, from a loss of $0.9 million in the same period in…

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Nature’s Sunshine Reports 4.5% Q1 Net Sales Growth

Nature’s Sunshine Q1

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATR) reported its net sales for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 were $91.3 million. “We are pleased to report a strong start to fiscal 2019 with continued net sales growth and significantly improved earnings,” said CEO Terrence Moorehead. “Growth continues to be driven by sustained positive sales trends…

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LifeVantage Launches in Ireland

Ireland

LifeVantage recently launched its third European market in the past eight months with the addition of Ireland last week. “The opening of Ireland is something that has been highly anticipated among many of our leaders in the UK in particular, and we expect it to be a productive asset in our larger European strategy,” said…

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9 Direct Selling Companies Honored with Stevie Awards

Stevie® award

Nine direct selling companies were recently selected as 2019 Stevie® award winners by the American Business Awards for outstanding performances in the workplace. 4Life Research, ARIIX, Jeunesse Global, Kannaway, LifeVantage, Medifast/OPTAVIA, MONAT Global, USANA Health Sciences and Vivint Smart Home were among the companies chosen. The winners will be presented with their awards at the 17th…

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Avon Products, Inc. Launches “Avon On” App for Representatives

Avon On

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the launch of “Avon On,” a mobile app to support millions of micro-entrepreneurs to manage their businesses on the go. This first wave roll-out includes Mexico, Russia and Philippines, with a further 25 markets from across Europe, Latin America, and Africa launching the app beginning July 2019. According to the company, the app will help Representatives increase their productivity and…

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Joshua Plant Named Isagenix Chief Science Officer, Chairman of Advisory Board

Joshua Plant

Isagenix International recently announced that it has added Joshua Plant, Ph.D., to its executive leadership team as its chief science officer. In his new role, Plant will oversee the research and development, product design and development, product commercialization, and quality assurance of all Isagenix products. Plant has also been named chairman of the Isagenix Scientific…

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Erin Brockovich Joins LifeVantage Board

Erin Brockovich

LifeVantage recently announced the appointment of Erin Brockovich to its Board of Directors. “We are thrilled with the addition of Erin to our Board,” said LifeVantage Board of Directors Chair Garry Mauro. “She brings an uncommon blend of legal prowess and experience, health and wellness advocacy, and global voice and influence. Her passion, tenacity, outside-the-box thinking…

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PM-International Opens Headquarters in Americas

Headquarters Americas

Luxembourg-based PM-International celebrated the latest milestone of its expansion strategy: the opening of its new Headquarters Americas in Sarasota, Florida. A ribbon-cutting ceremony held on May 4 was part of the company’s Kick-Off USA event. Attendees included PM-International CEO and Founder Rolf Sorg; Sammy El Ghoul, chief sales officer; Rob Hukezalie, general manager, PM-International Logistics Center…

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