Sun Care Research

According to a New Zealand Herald article, Mary Kay has closed its Australian and New Zealand operations, blaming weak consumer conditions for the failing business. The company said in a statement it ceased business immediately with the sales force network given until April 6 to return any unsold products. “It is a decision Mary Kay…

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Sun Care Research

In 2019, Mary Kay Inc. took home more than 20 coveted awards in the business, corporate citizenship and leadership categories from various reputable sources. The awards, which range from Forbes “Best Midsize Employers for 2019” to “Best in Show” at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, highlight Mary Kay’s business values and its dedication to…

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influencer

Does influencer marketing have a place in direct sales? The concept of working with celebrities to promote brands is evolving into highly targeted campaigns with online influencers. Influencer marketing is now big business, and according to the experts, it is only going to grow. What’s Happening: While consumer buying habits continue to evolve along with…

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Sun Care Research

Mary Kay Inc. has been recognized in the 2019 Global Workplace 100 Study by Reputation Institute (Ri) as one of the world’s most reputable employers. Mary Kay is ranked number 42 among the top 100 global companies on the list. “Our reputation among employees and customers is based on the foundation Mary Kay Ash established when she…

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DSN Global 100

Changes in the global environment for direct selling companies are happening rapidly on all fronts. Shifting consumer expectations, tighter regulations, increasing digital demands and new competitors are forcing us to examine ourselves inside and out—question who we are, what we’re about and how we want to move forward. We can shrink from these challenges, or…

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David Holl

Mary Kay Inc. recently announced that Chairman and CEO David Holl is among the top ten most reputable chief executives in the world according to the Reputation Institute’s CEO RepTrack 2019. The Reputation Institute, the world’s leading provider of reputation measurement, measured the reputation of more than 140 global CEOs and canvassed more than 230,000 individual…

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VanderSloot

Frank VanderSloot, founder and CEO of Melaleuca, recently launched a new fund to defend people from “overly aggressive medical debt collectors.” VanderSloot and his wife, Belinda, announced a $500,000 legal defense fund last week to help east Idahoans with medical debt who also have been slapped with “excessive attorney fees.” “Medical rates and medical expenses…

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Virtual Assistant

Alexa can update Ambit Energy consultants on their current customer count and more about their business. Voice-activated virtual assistants aren’t just for playing your favorite music or reminding you to pick up bananas at the grocery store. They also can help home business owners run their business. Amazon’s Echo devices are still king of the…

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Sun Care Research

Mary Kay Inc. announced that it has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Mary Kay is ranked number 150 of the 500 companies on the list. “What sets Mary Kay apart is its enthusiastic adherence to the principles on which Mary Kay Ash, our founder, formed the company,” said…

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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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