Herbalife Nutrition announced JDRF (formerly the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation) as the official nonprofit partner of the 2020 Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles. The event will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2020. “We are proud to work with an organization dedicated to ensuring no child has to live with type 1 diabetes,” said Ibi Montesino, senior vice…

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CID

The recent FTC actions against Advocare and Neora underscore how critically important it is for direct selling to avoid becoming ensnared in an FTC investigation Neora’s recent lawsuit challenging the FTC’s enforcement authority is a welcome and needed response to what appears to be increasing regulatory overreach and efforts by the FTC to improperly legislate…

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The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.—a direct selling company with operations in over 90 countries— has agreed to pay $20 million to settle charges that it made false and misleading statements about its China business model in numerous U.S. regulatory filings over a six-year period. According to the SEC’s order, in…

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Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) recently reported net sales of $1.2 billion for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Net sales decreased 3.5 percent compared to the second quarter 2018. Excluding China, net sales increased 5.4 percent compared to the second quarter 2018 with growth in eight of the company’s top ten countries. “Our…

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China

Public direct sellers: China issues have direct selling stocks starting 2019 off slowly; rideshare unicorn IPOs banged up in the public markets. China Issues Plague Direct Selling Stocks Our proprietary index of Direct Selling stocks continues to lag the S&P 500 so far this year through mid-May, down 3 percent versus +13 percent for the…

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In conjunction with its annual meeting, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA), announced top honors to the industry’s standout companies at its 2019 DSA Awards gala in Austin, Texas. In addition, the Direct Selling Education Foundation(DSEF) announced three new inductees to its prestigious Circle of Honor. DSA Awards DSA Awards recognize the outstanding programs DSA…

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Public Direct Sellers: Business Slowed a Bit in the Fourth Quarter; Lots of Changes at Nu Skin Under CEO Ritch Wood as the Company Reinvents Itself for the Digital Age. Nu Skin Enterprises held an Investor Day at its headquarters in Provo, UT, at the end of February. Nearly two years into Ritch Wood’s tenure…

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Herbalife Nutrition recently announced the launch of the company’s Global Month of Purpose initiative, with hundreds of events scheduled. The initiative complements the company’s year-round program of creating opportunities for Herbalife Nutrition’s approximately 8,300 employees as well as Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors to help those in need around the world. The company has set a…

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Michael O. Johnson

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. announced that effective immediately, Michael O. Johnson, the company’s executive chairman, will reassume the role of CEO. The Board of Directors of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. Made the announcement that Johnson will serve on an interim basis following the resignation of current CEO Richard Goudis. Johnson, who led the company as its chief executive officer from 2003 to 2017,…

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