Posts Tagged ‘Ecuador’

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 Adds New Farm in Ecuador

Mera Ocotea Farm

Young Living Essential Oils recently announced the addition of the Mera Ocotea Farm, Young Living’s newest corporate-owned farm. The 120-acre farm, located in Ecuador’s Pastaza Province, is expected to produce harvests of ocotea starting as early as 2023. With the founding of this latest farm, Young Living seeks to go beyond its 5×5 Pledge goal of adding no fewer than…

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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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Gary Young’s Legacy Honored

D. Gary Young, who passed away on May 12, 2018, was the amalgam of a life spent overcoming tremendous adversity—poverty, disabling injury, ridicule and a harsh upbringing fostered in him an unstoppable desire to help others in need. Through Young Living, the company that he and wife, Mary, founded in 1994, Gary Young built a…

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Youngevity International Completes Acquisition of ViaViente

Youngevity International

Youngevity International, a Chula Vista, California-based omni-direct lifestyle company, announced the acquisition of ViaViente, distributors of The ViaViente Miracle, a highly concentrated, energizing whole fruit puree blend rich in antioxidants and naturally occurring vitamins and minerals. “ViaViente is a welcome addition to Youngevity’s family of products and embodies our philosophy that nutrition can change the way…

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Jeunesse Garners 19 Awards in 2018 AVA Digital Awards

For a second consecutive year, Lake Mary, Florida-based Jeunesse garnered numerous awards at the AVA Digital Awards, an international competition recognizing outstanding work in digital communications. The global youth enhancement company garnered 10 Platinum, 5 Gold and 4 Honorable Mention awards for video and other digital media projects. One of the company’s newest video releases,…

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4Life Research Names New GMs for Peru, Ecuador

Sandy, Utah-based 4Life Research recently appointed two new general managers to its team. Paul Paez will be the new general manager of 4Life Ecuador. Jorge Chacon, who has served as the 4Life Ecuador general manager since 2011, will serve as the general manager of 4Life Peru. Paez has a degree in marketing and has been…

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