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CBD Drinks: Next Big Disruptor in Beverage Industry?

CBD Drink

Drinks infused with cannabis-derived cannabidiol (CBD) are in a prime position to bring disruption to the beverage sector. The growing consumer interest in hemp-derived CBD as a health supplement along with the recent passing of the Farm Bill has spawned a growing interest in CBD-infused drinks. In addition, the ever-increasing global trend to legalizing cannabis…

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LifeVantage Launches in Spain

LifeVantage Launches in Spain

LifeVantage announced that it is expanding its footprint in Europe by launching in Spain. The new market opened as part of the company’s European Leadership Academy in Barcelona. Spain is open for both distributor enrollments and customer orders. LifeVantage will initially offer select products, including its flagship Protandim Nrf2 Synergizer® supplement. “We are extremely pleased with…

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Immunotec Conference Focuses on Unlimited Success

Conferencia Sin Limites 2019

Immunotec’s recent Latin American conference offered a glimpse of the company’s future for its Consultants, corporate team and stakeholders. The “Conferencia Sin Limites 2019” (Unlimited Conference 2019) held at the Expo Santa Fe in Mexico City attracted 6,500 Independent Consultants, breaking the previous high of 2,670 set last year in Mexico. “2018 was a year…

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Nu Skin to Open in Peru

Nu Skin Open in Peru

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. recently announced plans to open in Peru, expanding the company’s presence in Latin America. “Nu Skin’s business in Latin America has seen incredible growth over the past year as our products and business opportunity continue to improve lives throughout the region,” said Tyler Whitehead, West Region president. “Peru is a well-established market for direct selling, and we have…

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Sinéad Pollock Named Plexus General Manager of Australia

Sinéad Pollock

Plexus Worldwide recently announced the addition of industry leader Sinéad Pollock to its team as the general manager of Australia. “Sinéad’s proven track record of driving sales and rank advancement through strong field partnerships will serve Plexus well in our expansion into Australia,” said Christopher Pair, president of Operations and International for Plexus. “Her experience in…

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Euromonitor’s Top 5 Digital Consumer Trends in 2019

Euromonitor’s Top 5 Digital Consumer Trends in 2019

Global market research company Euromonitor International recently revealed the top five digital trends defining commerce this year. Digital wellness, autonomous outlets, voice, customer-led experiences and the expansion of super apps will have the most impact on commerce in 2019. According to the company, for the first time ever more than half of the global population…

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WorldVentures Expands to the Philippines

WorldVentures Expands to the Philippines

WorldVentures recently announced that it has recently opened in the Philippines. “Thanks to our leadership team, we can offer more people around the world the opportunity to live with purpose and take advantage of a membership built on unforgettable experiences,” CEO of WorldVentures Josh Paine said. “As we expand into new markets, we continue to develop our…

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Oriflame Local Currency Sales Up for 2018; Euro Sales Down

Oriflame CEO and President Magnus Brännström

Switzerland-based cosmetics giant Oriflame recently reported sales results for the fourth quarter of 2018 and the full-year 2018. For the three months ended December 31, 2018: Local currency sales increased by 1% and Euro sales decreased by 3% to €370.3m (€380.1m). Euro sales amounted to €359.3m* in accordance with IFRS. Number of registered actives increased…

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Avon Products, Inc. Down 2% for 2018

Avon Products Inc.

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. For the fourth quarter 2018, total revenue was $1.4 billion, a decrease of 10 percent year-over-year. Active Representatives declined 6 percent. For the fiscal year 2018, total revenue was $5.57 billion, a decrease of 2…

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Kay Nemoto Named Avon Products, Inc. Chief Strategy and HR Officer

Avon Products, Inc. announced it has appointed Kay Nemoto as senior vice president chief enablement officer and chief human resources officer. In this new role Nemoto will lead the change management and cultural overhaul underpinning Avon’s transformation. She will join Avon’s Executive Committee and report to CEO Jan Zijderveld. “I’m delighted to be securing talent…

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