Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Measuring Brand Success Without “Likes”

Instagram and Facebook

The “Like” counts on Instagram and Facebook posts may be going away, leaving brands without a valuable measurement of how consumers feel about their products. In April, Instagram began testing the hiding of Likes in Canada, expanding to Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Ireland and Japan in July. In those countries, a post shows just a few…

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Scentsy: Thompsons to Share Co-CEO Duties; Dan Orchard Named President

Dan Orchard

Scentsy announced that Heidi and Orville Thompson will share the title of co-CEO and Dan Orchard will be president, effective immediately. Heidi Thompson previously served as president and Orchard was general manager of Emerging Markets for the Meridian, Idaho-based company. According to the company, the Thompsons have been able to scale back their day-to-day involvement…

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Billion Dollar Markets

Billion Dollar Markets

It was another record year for the direct selling industry, which garnered $192.9 billion (constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales globally in 2018—a 1.2 percent increase over 2017—and produced 24 Billion Dollar Markets, according to research by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), its partner DSAs and direct selling companies around the…

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Young Living, CNN Philippines Partner on Essential Oils Docuseries

Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils recently announced a six-part docuseries that tells the story of essential oil production. Essential Oils of the Pacific was created by Young Living and CNN Philippines to highlight five farms located in the Philippines, Taiwan, Australia, and Hawaii. The series focuses on the moral questions of large-scale farming, including fair wages, local…

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Plexus Worldwide to Expand into Mexico in 2020

Mexico

Plexus Worldwide recently announced it will expand into Mexico in early 2020, making it the company’s fourth market along with the U.S., Canada and Australia. Plexus’ Mexico headquarters will be in Guadalajara where its warehouse and office space will be located. Local staff are being hired to help grow Plexus’ presence and introduce the line of…

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Herbalife Survey: 7 in 10 People in Asia Pacific Aspire to Be Business Owner

Asia Pacific

Herbalife Nutrition’s recently released Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Survey 2019 revealed that seven in 10 (71%) of consumers in the region aspire to own a business. Conducted in April 2019, the study showed the desire to become an entrepreneur being the strongest among those in Indonesia (96%), the Philippines (92%), Thailand (89%) and Malaysia (86%). In addition, the majority (54%) of people in Asia Pacific believe that working on…

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Plexus Expands to Australia

Plexus Announces Expansion to Australia

Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-selling health and wellness company focused on health and happiness, recently announced that it will be expanding into Australia. “Expanding our operations into Australia is an exciting new chapter for Plexus as we continue our plan for accelerated global growth,” said Tarl Robinson, Plexus CEO and founder. “Australia is a promising…

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Scentsy Teams Up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Scentsy has announced that it has teamed up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. Scentsy’s new charitable cause warmer, When Life Gives You Lemons, is poised to bring a little light, warmth and hope to the families of children battling cancer. Twice each year, Scentsy, a leader in international fragrance, creates…

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Herbalife Nutrition Foundation 25th Celebration Raises $1.5 Million

Herbalife Nutrition

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) continues its mission to positively impact the lives of children, raising $1.5 million during its annual gala. The annual fundraiser, held this year in Singapore, supports the Casa Herbalife Nutrition program, which was established in 2005 and currently serves more than 140 nonprofit partners and close…

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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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