Posts Tagged ‘direct sellers’

6 Retail Tech Trends That Go Beyond Competing Against Amazon

According to a recent article by Forbes, technology to compete against a disruptive Amazon will continue to be central to the retail play of 2019. However, it isn’t the only thing driving what will makes retailers’ tech shopping list. While you can expect to see more holographic 3D images at malls and stores to wow you, the following…

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Nearly 20% of Entrepreneurs Work with Family Members

According to the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Report, nearly 20 percent of the world’s entrepreneurs are working with family members. The report, sponsored by Babson College, Universidad Del Desarrollo and Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation, also stated that 6 percent of individuals aged between 18-64 in 27 countries are part of the gig economy and the sharing economy. “The Global Entrepreneurship…

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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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Plexus Partners with Mary’s Meals to Combat Global Hunger

Plexus WorldwideTM announced a new international partner for its Nourish One™ Initiative to combat hunger across the globe—Mary’s Meals. Starting in January Plexus will make a monetary donation for every serving sold internationally of its new Plexus Lean™ product line to Mary’s Meals, a global child hunger charity that feeds 1.3 million children a day. In addition, Plexus announced a…

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Nerium International Rebrands as “Neora”

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Nerium International is changing its name to Neora™ as part of a global rebrand that reflects the company’s evolution as a relationship marketer and vision as an anti-aging industry leader. Neora announced the change during its “History in the Making” event on January 10. The transition to Neora will become official on February 1. The…

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Isagenix Legacy Foundation Awards $665,400 in Grants

The Isagenix Legacy Foundation recently announced that it is awarding its first round of grants, totaling $665,400, to 16 U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofits. The nonprofits selected align with the Foundation’s mission to provide healthy nutrition and support for underserved children, wellness education for all and aid for those affected by natural disasters. Located in Arizona, California, Georgia, Massachusetts,…

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EDC Q3 2018 Revenue Up 4%; Usborne Books Up 2.3%

Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ: EDUC) recently announced record net sales of $40.4 million for the third quarter ended November 30, 2018. CEO Randall White announced that for the fiscal third quarter ended November 30, 2018, the company had net revenues of $40,482,600, an increase of $1,572,700, or 4.0 percent, when compared to $38,909,900 for the…

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Avon Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Avon Products Inc. announced its inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender–Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. As one of 230 companies selected, Avon achieved above-benchmark scoring across 67 criteria in a survey, which awards points for disclosure and examples of best-in-class practices for investing in women.…

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USANA-sponsored The Dr. Oz Show Now in China

USANA, a trusted sponsor of The Dr. Oz Show, recently announced that the 10-time Emmy® award-winning program is now being distributed in China. Aofei Media now distributes new episodes of the s with Chinese subtitles. On December 25, 2018, it became available on digital platforms, including Youku, Tencent Penguin, iQiyi, Sohu Video and Sina Weibo. The Dr. Oz Show (WeChat:…

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Market Potential for Ready-to-Drink CBD Beverages

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Recent reports by Canaccord Genuity indicate the market for cannabidiol (CBD) beverages could achieve a value of $260 million in the United States by 2022. CBD beverages form part of an even wider market for marijuana-infused drinks that is predicted to reach a value of $600 million in three years’ time. U.S market for CBD and THC beverages could reach $600 million by…

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