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The U.S. Direct Selling Association reported in its annual “Growth and Outlook Report” released last month that retail sales of beauty and personal care products in the U.S. slightly declined in 2017, coming in fourth in percentage sales by product category behind wellness, services and home & family care. In Europe, however, 2017 sales of cosmetics and personal care products…

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The six publicly traded direct selling companies we follow, whose stocks are listed in the U.S., Herbalife (HLF), Medifast (MED), Nu Skin (NUS), Tupperware (TUP), USANA (USNA) and London-based Avon Products (AVP), began 2018 in much the same fashion as how they exited 2017. On balance, trends continue favorable. In aggregate, on an equal weighted…

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Grand View Research Inc., a U.S.-based market research and consulting company, released a new report stating the global organic personal-care market size is expected to reach $25.1 billion by 2025, exhibiting a 9.5 percent CAGR during the forecast period. Growing demand for organic and natural hair-care, skincare and cosmetic products is expected to augment market growth over…

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Photo: Scentsy founders Orville and Heidi Thompson work on a Habit for Humanity home in Garden City, Idaho. Meridian, Idaho-based Scentsy, a seller of personal and home fragrances, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to raise money for the organization that builds homes for families in need. Scentsy created a scented-wax warmer called Built With Love,…

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