Entrepreneurial Activity

Over 31 Million Americans Engaged in Early Stage Entrepreneurial Activity The United States exhibits among the highest rates of early stage entrepreneurial activity in the developed world (15.6%). In addition, a great majority of entrepreneurs in the United States were motivated by opportunity in 2018. These are among the findings of the 2018/2019 U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report, produced by Babson…

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Cosmetics

For the first time in decades, the House of Representatives is shining a light on making cosmetics safer. Last Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing entitled “Building Consumer Confidence by Empowering FDA to Improve Cosmetic Safety.” The hearing focused on legislation being introduced to help protect…

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Best in Biz Awards

Medical Marijuana subsidiary Kannaway, Medifast and USANA Health Sciences recently won Best in Biz Awards. Since 2011, the Best in Biz Awards has maintained its status as the only independent business awards program judged by prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world, from The Associated Press to The Wall Street Journal. Entrants have…

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Scottsdale Chamber Award

Plexus Worldwide has been named the top honoree for the 2019 Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Sterling Awards in the Big Business category. This distinction recognizes people and companies which go the extra mile to make Scottsdale a great place to do business. Plexus was selected for its contributions to the business community, evidence of future growth and a…

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TuppSoho

Tupperware, one of the most iconic brands in the world, has unsealed its first pop-up location in its nearly 75-year history just in time for the holidays. TuppSoho, a limited-time store now open at 227 Mulberry Street in New York City through December 22, will offer an immersive experience where guests can purchase iconic Tupperware products. Designed to engage and…

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Natural Cosmetics Act

Counter Brands, LLC., parent company of Beautycounter announced it will endorse the Natural Cosmetics Act. The bill, introduced by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-New York.), is the first legislation introduced in the U.S. that sets clear guidelines for the use of the word “natural” and “naturally derived” on personal care products. The bill sets a strong…

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Proactive Sports

Herbalife Nutrition and Proactive Sports Performance plan to extend their long-time partnership by opening Herbalife Nutrition’s first global performance center. The new facility, currently under construction in Westlake Village, California, will open in the fourth quarter of 2020. It will combine the company’s expertise in sports nutrition with Proactive CEO and Founder Ryan Capretta’s knowledge and experience in sports performance. “We…

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2019 BIG Awards

Medical Marijuana, Inc. subsidiary Kannaway was honored with two 2019 BIG Awards for Business by the Business Intelligence Group. The company was named Small Business Company of the Year in the Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Nutrition category, and Kannaway CEO Blake Schroeder was named Small Business Executive of the Year in the Life Sciences,…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Plexus Worldwide celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month with a special event for team members at the Scottsdale corporate headquarters. The celebration featured live performances from Arizona non-profits dedicated to teaching children about the arts through Mexican culture, including Desert Sounds Mariachi, which offers four music programs for children, and Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ, which celebrates the colorful…

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FTC

The recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement against AdvoCare left some wondering if the agency may have moved the goalpost in terms of what they now deem is behavior that can be investigated. For some, the FTC’s actions appeared to be government overreach. Others saw the announcement as an immediate need for understanding the FTC’s…

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