Posts Tagged ‘Colombia’

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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Natura & Co Up 36% for Year

Natura & Co Up 36% for Year

Natura & Co reported 2018 net revenues grew by 36 percent over the previous year to R$13.4 billion. Reported net income surged 48.7 percent in the fourth quarter to R$381.7 million, driven by higher EBITDA and lower financial expenses. This strong result came despite hyperinflationary accounting effects in Argentina and The Body Shop’s transformation costs. Natura & Co’s Executive…

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Avon Launches Two-Hour Delivery Service in Brazil

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced the launch of a new partnership with Rappi, an on-demand delivery service. In the initial pilot more than 100 Avon products will be available for two-hour delivery through selected Avon Representatives to customers in São Paulo in Brazil, and Bogotá and Medellin in Colombia. The partnership with Rappi will…

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Young Living Names Carlos Lopez Ortega Colombia Country Manager

Carlos Lopez Ortega

Young Living Essential Oils announced that it has hired Carlos Lopez Ortega as the new country manager for Colombia. The appointment highlights Young Living’s commitment to strategically driving momentum in Latin America. “Bringing Carlos’ experience to Young Living is integral to the support and growth of our members in Colombia,” said Jared Turner, president and chief operating officer of…

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Immunotec Expands into Colombia

Immunotec Expands into Colombia

Six months after expanding into Guatemala, Immunotec has officially opened for business in Colombia. A grand opening event was recently held in the heart of Bogotá, Colombia’s capital city, attracting over 4,000 enthusiastic attendees. Immunotec CEO Mauricio Domenzain and Meredith Berkich, president of North America and Europe, attended the event. “We’re tremendously excited to bring…

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Billion Dollar Markets

Record global sales, China inches closer to eclipsing the U.S., and emerging markets gain strength. In 2017, global direct selling recorded US$189.6 billion (2017 constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales—a 1.6 percent increase over 2016. — and up nearly $20 billion since 2014, resulting in a 3.7% compound annual growth rate over the 3-year period…

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Third Annual Isagenix Global Give Back Day Unites Customers and Employees

Isagenix International

Photo: Participants cleaned up litter in a community park in Bristol, England; Australia participants cleaned up plastic and microplastic litter along the coastline. Isagenix International, the Gilbert-Ariz.-based global health and wellness company, recently united customers and employees during its third annual Global Give Back Day. “It’s inspiring to see our customers and employees embrace this annual initiative…

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Avon Foundation to Support UK in Combating Gender-Based Violence

This past week, Northern Ireland’s most influential leaders from the legal, prosecution, law enforcement and frontline support sectors gathered in Belfast for the first-ever Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence held in the U.K. Funded by the Avon Foundation for Women, the Institute is an innovative and interactive training program that provides participants with the tools…

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Avon Foundation Recognized for Global Efforts to End Violence Against Women

The Avon Foundation for Women was recently globally recognized for its work to end violence against women by non-governmental organization Together For Girls. In partnership with national governments, civil society and the private sector, Together for Girls brings attention to the issue of violence against girls in support of country-driven efforts for change. Every year,…

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Herbalife-Sponsored Soccer Athletes to Compete in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Los Angeles-based global nutrition company Herbalife recently recognized its sponsored soccer athletes Cristiano Ronaldo, Juan Cuadrado and Jaime Penedo for helping their respective national teams of Portugal, Colombia and Panama, and the Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored Belgium National Team on qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The competition is scheduled for June 14 through July…

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