In September, Red Aspen was center stage at the Miss America pageant when 26 contestants took up the company’s offer to try its signature lashes. The Boise, Idaho-based beauty and cosmetics startup attributes its fast growth to an interest in false eyelashes by millennial women. However, its success at the Miss America pageant is an example of how…

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For the fourth consecutive year, Meridian, Idaho-based Scentsy has been ranked No. 15 on the Idaho Private 100 list of the top privately held companies. This marks the ninth year in a row that Scentsy has made the list, which recognizes private enterprise and honors privately held Idaho-based companies that generate the greatest annual revenue.…

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Red Aspen, the Boise, Idaho-based beauty and cosmetics startup that offers false eyelashes for women, was center stage at the recent Miss America pageant held September 9 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Twenty-six of the pageant contestants took up the company’s offer to try its signature lashes. Seven of the final Top 10 contestants were recipients…

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Scentsy Teams with Disney

International fragrance and home décor company Scentsy today announced that it is teaming up with Disney to create a variety of fragrance products and scented plush toys featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Hundred Acre Wood, Disney Princess and Disney•PixarFinding Nemo. The collaboration, which will allow more than 100,000 Independent Scentsy Consultants across 11 countries to sell the Disney…

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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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Meridian, Idaho-based international fragrance and home décor company Scentsy has been named one of the top businesses in the country for employee satisfaction, debuting at No. 35 on Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers list. Each year, Forbes partners with research firm Statista to determine the top 500 midsize employers representing 25 different industries. The list…

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Fragrance and home décor company Scentsy has enlisted its employees to inspire kindness. On Friday, April 27, to mark International Pay It Forward Day (April 28), owners Heidi and Orville Thompson gave every Scentsy employee $10 to go out in their communities and do a good deed. This marked the eighth year the Thompsons have…

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Melaleuca, an Idaho Falls, Idaho-based direct seller natural nutritional and household products, recently reached a milestone event in the company’s history. On Dec. 26, CEO Frank VanderSloot shared the news that the wellness company had reached $2 billion in annual sales. The milestone was celebrated at a gathering at the company’s central headquarters where a…

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