MONAT Gratitude Initiative Raises More Than $100,000 for Veterans


MONAT Gratitude, the philanthropic movement behind MONAT® Global, a multinational manufacturer and distributor of premium hair care products, donated $107,000 to four nonprofits that help veterans. Representatives from two of the nonprofits, The Wounded Warrior Project and The 22 Project, were in attendance at MONAT’s Palooza 2018 to receive the donation. The funds for this donation were raised through MONAT’s…

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Natura Expanding Its Collaboration with Wirecard

Sao Paulo, Brazil-based direct seller Natura is expanding its collaboration with Wirecard, one of the fastest-growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, by adding the company’s new digital finance features to enhance consultant and customer experiences. Natura has been collaborating with Wirecard Brazil since 2014. Since that time, the cosmetics, perfumery and personal…

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Jeunesse Founder Wendy Lewis Named Champion of the Year

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Wendy Lewis, founder and COO of Jeunesse Global™, recently received a Gold Award for Champion of the Year in the 2018 Women World Awards in recognition of her efforts to provide a brighter future for children around the world through the company’s nonprofit foundation Jeunesse Kids™. Lewis and her husband, CEO Randy Ray, founded Jeunesse…

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European Cosmetics and Personal Care Market Grew by 1.3% in 2017

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The U.S. Direct Selling Association reported in its annual “Growth and Outlook Report” released last month that retail sales of beauty and personal care products in the U.S. slightly declined in 2017, coming in fourth in percentage sales by product category behind wellness, services and home & family care. In Europe, however, 2017 sales of cosmetics and personal care products…

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Reliv International Announces Executive Promotions

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Chesterfield, Mo-based Reliv International, Inc., a maker of nutritional supplements that promotes optimal health, recently announced a series of internal executive promotions. Tom Pinnock to President of Sales and Marketing For over three decades, Pinnock has built and led an organization of tens of thousands of Reliv Distributors. From 1992–1994 he held the position of…

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SimplyFun Releases New Life & Thinking Skills Game

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Bellevue, Washington based SimplyFun, LLC., the publisher of award-winning educational board games, recently released Rolling Tides, a new life and thinking skills game developed by board game designer Andrew Harman that focuses on decision making and spatial reasoning. Rolling Tides is for two to four players ages 8 and up. Players build decision making skills…

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Avon Selling Last U.S. Factory

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Avon is selling its last U.S factory to a French cosmetics manufacturer. Citing people familiar with the plan, the WSJ reported Fareva Group will take over production at Avon’s factory in Morton Grove, Illinois. Fareva, one of the world’s leading subcontractors in the industrial & household, cosmetics and pharmaceutical fields, will…

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Isagenix Expands European Presence with Spain and Belgium Launches

Gilbert, Ariz.-based Isagenix International recently continued its European expansion with market launches in Spain and Belgium. The privately owned global health and wellness company entered Spain on June 25 and Belgium on April 23. The company manages both markets from its European headquarters in London, England. “It has been a goal of ours to build…

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DSA of Canada Celebrates Top Achievers at 2018 Awards Gala 

Photo: Ivan P. Phelan Award recipient Rhancha Trick, Director Business Development, Nature’s Sunshine (centre) with DSA Chair Tracie Graham (left) and DSA President Peter Maddox (right) The Direct Sellers Association (DSA) of Canada recently announced the recipients of the 2018 DSA Awards held on June 26, 2018, during its annual conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland and…

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Lipstick Global Market to Exceed $17 Billion by 2023

According to’s new report “Global Lipstick Market by Product Type (Gloss, Matte & Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Departmental/Grocery Stores, Multi Branded Retail Stores & Others), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013–2023,” the global lipstick market is expected to cross $17 billion by 2023 due to the rising number of product innovations, increasing disposable income and…

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