Posts Tagged ‘Direct Selling News’

Q1 Results: NHT Hit Hard by 100 Day Action in China; Down 63%

100-day

Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: NHTC), which markets premium quality personal care, wellness and “quality of life” products under the NHT Global brand, recently announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total revenue of $19.3 million decreased 63 percent compared to $52.4 million in the first quarter of 2018 primarily due to a…

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Retail Giant Walmart Announces Next-Day Delivery

Walmart

Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world, will now offer shoppers the option to have their online orders delivered the next day. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Amazon announced plans to spend $800 million for one-day delivery for all Amazon Prime members. Walmart said it is rolling out next-day delivery in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Southern…

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PM-International Opens Headquarters in Americas

Headquarters Americas

Luxembourg-based PM-International celebrated the latest milestone of its expansion strategy: the opening of its new Headquarters Americas in Sarasota, Florida. A ribbon-cutting ceremony held on May 4 was part of the company’s Kick-Off USA event. Attendees included PM-International CEO and Founder Rolf Sorg; Sammy El Ghoul, chief sales officer; Rob Hukezalie, general manager, PM-International Logistics Center…

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Herbalife Reports $1.2 Billion for Q1 2019

Herbalife Q1 2019

Los Angeles-based Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported net sales of $1.2 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. The sales included growth in four of six regions—Asia Pacific, North America, EMEA and Mexico—and was approximately flat compared to first quarter 2018. Excluding China, net sales increased 6 percent compared to the first…

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Nu Skin Up 7%, USANA Down 6.5% in Q1

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Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) and USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) announced first quarter 2019 results. Nu Skin reported first quarter 2019 net sales of $623.6 million, a 7 percent increase over to $616.2 million for the prior-year period. Regionally, net sales in Mainland China were up 12 percent, helped in part by the successful…

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Right on Target

Proximity marketing

Proximity marketing has evolved for direct sellers. Proximity marketing continues to be a hot and evolving technology. In February, DigitalJournal.com noted an extensive study that estimated proximity marketing to reach $52 billion worldwide by 2023. But is it a viable tool for your distributors to attract a specific audience? Essentially, proximity marketing lets you market…

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Talented, People-Loving People

Direct Selling Companies

Editor’s Note: The following is an exerpt from The Core Principles of Successful and Sustainable Direct Selling Companies. You don’t have to be an off-the-scale extrovert to be successful in this industry—but it helps if interacting with others raises your energy level. Direct selling is a social business. You can master the technical, logistical elements…

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Amazon’s 1-Day Shipping Standard Raises Bar on Shoppers’ Expectations

Amazon 1-Day Shipping

Amazon’s recent announcement of one-day shipping for its Prime members will put new pressure on retailers and direct sellers to meet shoppers’ delivery expectations. The e-commerce company announced last Thursday that it will be making one-day shipping the standard for all Amazon Prime members, expecting to spend $800 million during the second quarter of this year to…

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Direct Selling News Honors Channel’s Top Companies in 10th Annual DSN Global 100

10th Annual DSN Global 100

In recognition of those companies offering unparalleled opportunity for individuals to start their own businesses, Direct Selling News today unveiled its 10th annual 2019 DSN Global 100, an exclusive ranking of the world’s leading direct selling companies (based on 2018 revenue). The DSN Global 100 is a collective effort to show the impact and potential of the $189 billion direct…

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