Posts Tagged ‘California’

SimplyFun Donates $525,000 in Games for Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

SimplyFun, LLC announced it will Play It Forward this holiday season by supporting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as a National Corporate Sponsor, donating board games valued at $525,000. “We are very pleased to continue our partnership and welcome SimplyFun as a National Corporate Sponsor of the 2018 Marine Toys for Tots Campaign,” said retired…

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Year of the Independent Contractor

Direct Selling Association

This is the Year of the Independent Contractor, and it is important to recognize that direct selling’s most significant advantages over traditional retail are the independent contractors who have personal, trusted relationships with customers that are virtually impossible to replicate in traditional or online retail. Protecting our independent salesforce and their ability to build a…

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Global Good: Why Direct Selling Succeeds Beyond Our Borders

In this issue: List of Top 100 Companies DSN Welcomes Executives and Guests to its Global 100 Evening of Celebration Global Good: Why Direct Selling Succeeds Beyond Our Borders 5 Best Practices for Making It Work in the Global Market Frequently Asked Questions about the Global 100 Ranking Bravo Legacy Award: D. Gary Young: A…

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U.S. Direct Selling Experiences Slight Decline in Sales, Representatives in 2017

According to the recently released “Growth and Outlook Report: U.S. Direct Selling in 2017” by the Direct Selling Association (DSA), 2017 saw slight decreases in sales and involvement in direct selling in the United States, the largest direct selling market in the world. The DSA, the national trade association for companies that offer entrepreneurial opportunities to…

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Youngevity First Quarter 2018 Direct Selling Revenue Up 6.2%

Chula Vista, California-based Youngevity International, an omni-direct lifestyle company, recently announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Revenues increased 11.0 percent over the prior year. Direct selling sales were up 6.2 percent and commercial coffee revenues up 39.9 percent over prior year. “We are pleased to see revenue growth for both segments…

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Herbalife Net Sales Up 7% in First Quarter 2018

Herbalife Building

Los Angeles, California-based Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Net sales increased 7 percent over the prior year to $1.2 billion. The company exceeded first quarter net sales guidance as well as the high end of reported and adjusted diluted EPS guidance by 18 cents and…

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Arbonne Launches New Skincare, Essential Oil and Nutrition Products

Arbonne RE9 Advanced Prepwork

Irvine, California-based Arbonne International recently announced it has launched several new products, including a new line of skincare products, two essential oil blends and two nutrition products. Arbonne RE9 Advanced Prepwork is a new skincare line focused on early maintenance of skin. The collection of four Prepwork products—Cleansing Polish, Hydrating Dew Cream, Gel Eye Masks…

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Sunrider Launches in Korea

Seoul, South Korea

Photo: Seoul, South Korea. Torrance, California-based Sunrider International recently held a grand opening ceremony celebrating the launch of the company’s new direct selling model in Korea. Dr. Tei-Fu Chen, founder of Sunrider, presided over the ceremony that was held in the Sunrider Building in Seoul, South Korea. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate…

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YouCam Partners with Amway for an Innovative AR Shopping Experience

Photo: Amway Artistry at New York Fashion Week Perfect Corp., a San Jose, California-based developer of the YouCam Makeup app, has initiated a global partnership with direct selling giant Amway for the launch of a mobile application to enhance the consumer shopping experience for their beauty brand Artistry. Through the use of YouCam Makeup’s award-winning augmented reality…

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Youngevity Closes on Aggregate of $3.6 Million in Series B Convertible Preferred Offering

Youngevity International Inc., an omni-direct lifestyle company based in Chula Vista, California-based, has completed its previously announced public offering of its Series B Convertible Preferred Stock in which it raised aggregate proceeds of $3,621,143. Youngevity received net proceeds of $3,328,761 in the offering. Each preferred share was priced at $9.50 and is initially convertible at…

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