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Tupperware Releases 2016-2017 Sustainability Report

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Orlando, Fla.-based Tupperware Brands Corporation released its 2016–2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report detailing its latest efforts to make a lasting effect on the lives of women globally and to reduce environmental impact. “At Tupperware Brands, we recognize our responsibility as a global leader to play an active role in the lives of our 3…

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Ambit Cares Named Supporting Partner of Feeding America

Dallas-based Ambit Energy recently announced that Ambit Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative, has been named an official supporting partner of Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks. “We are proud of the work we’ve done over the past three years and are excited…

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Business, Political Leaders Praise Amway Co-founder Rich DeVos

Rich DeVos

Tributes continue to pour in for Rich DeVos, the Amway co-founder and direct selling legend who died last Thursday at the age of 92. The U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) issued a statement on his passing of DeVos, who was a DSA Hall of Fame Member, DSEF Circle of Honor Recipient and former DSA and DSEF Board…

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Mary Kay Partners with MFIT in Celebration of 55th Anniversary

Dallas-based Mary Kay has partnered with The Museum at FIT (MFIT) for a special exhibition, Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color, in celebration of the company’s 55th anniversary and its beauty brand’s iconic color. The exhibit will be open to the public September 7, 2018, through January 5, 2019 and will culminate in a…

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New Data Shows Women Value Flexibility, Income, Entrepreneurship

A new survey of more than 1,000 women with side hustles reveals that the top three reasons women choose independent work are flexibility (44%), income (38%) and entrepreneurship (25%). “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Her Side Hustle: Women in the Gig Economy 2018” provides an in-depth look at a cross-section of women who make income working…

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Le-Vel Now Fully Operational in Canada

Frisco, Texas-based Le-Vel recently announced that it is now fully operational in Canada with a new website, packaging and fulfillment center. The company launched its new Canadian website—Le-Vel.ca—complete with English and French translations. The site will accommodate Brand Promoters and customers throughout all Canadian provinces and territories. Le-Vel also introduced new Canadian product packaging in…

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Key Milestones for Avon in Transformation of Supply Chain

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London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced key milestones in the transformation of its supply chain, fueling greater flexibility and connectivity throughout its supply chain and delivering marked improvement in service quality as well as satisfaction and retention levels for Avon Representatives. Transformation efforts thus far have included leadership appointments, digital applications and operational changes.  Leadership Appointment Avon…

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Rich DeVos, Amway Co-Founder, Dies at 92

Richard DeVos

Amway co-founder Richard DeVos has passed way at the age of 92. The billionaire philanthropist died at his home in Ada, Michigan, near Amway’s headquarters. According to DeVos family spokesman Nick Wasmiller, the cause of death was due to complications from an infection. DeVos and his friend Jay Van Andel got into the network marketing business…

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LifeVantage Launches in Austria

Sandy, Utah-based LifeVantage announced it has formally expanded into Austria. The new market opened September 1 and is open for both distributor enrollments and orders as well as customer orders. “This is yet another step forward in expanding our strategic footprint throughout Europe and a key part of the larger European plan,” said Dave Fleming,…

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SimplyFun Releases New Math & STEM Game

SimplyFun, LLC., the Bellevue, Wash.-based publisher of award-winning educational board games, recently announced the release of Uncle Beary’s Bedtime, a new Math & STEM game developed by renowned board game designer Dr. Reiner Knizia. The game teaches counting and self-control skills and is for two to four players ages three and up. “We’re excited to…

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