Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Measuring Brand Success Without “Likes”

Instagram and Facebook

The “Like” counts on Instagram and Facebook posts may be going away, leaving brands without a valuable measurement of how consumers feel about their products. In April, Instagram began testing the hiding of Likes in Canada, expanding to Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Ireland and Japan in July. In those countries, a post shows just a few…

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Nu Skin Q2 Revenue Down 11%

Nu Skin Q2 2019

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) announced second-quarter 2019 results of $623.5 million, a decrease of 11 percent from $704.2 million in the second quarter of 2018. “As previously announced, our second-quarter results were negatively impacted by limited sales meetings, media scrutiny and consumer sentiment in Mainland China in connection with the recently completed 100-day review…

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Herbalife Survey: 7 in 10 People in Asia Pacific Aspire to Be Business Owner

Asia Pacific

Herbalife Nutrition’s recently released Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Survey 2019 revealed that seven in 10 (71%) of consumers in the region aspire to own a business. Conducted in April 2019, the study showed the desire to become an entrepreneur being the strongest among those in Indonesia (96%), the Philippines (92%), Thailand (89%) and Malaysia (86%). In addition, the majority (54%) of people in Asia Pacific believe that working on…

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WFDSA Reports Record 2018

WFDSA

The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) earlier this month released business results for 2018. According to WFDSA: Global estimated retail sales for 2018 were a record $192.9 billion, an increase of 1.2% over 2017. Compound annual growth rate for the period from 2015 through 2018 was 1.7%, showing sustained growth over time. The…

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Beauty & Personal Care Market Expected to Reach $716 Billion by 2025

Augmented Reality

The global beauty and personal care products market size is anticipated to reach $716.6 billion by 2025. According to a new report by Grand View Research, there are four key factors that are expected to drive a CAGR of 5.9 percent in the market over the forecast period: Growing preference for natural and organic personal care (NOPC) products Increasing…

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USANA Q3 Net Sales Up 13.4%; Tupperware Down 10%

Finance Financial Results Growth

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) and Tupperware (NYSE: TUP) have announced financial results for the third quarter of 2018. USANA USANA net sales were $296.8 million, compared with $261.8 million in the prior-year period, a 13.4 percent increase year-over-year. The company’s skin and personal care product category contributed approximately $9.5 million in incremental sales for the quarter. The company’s total…

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Tupperware Brands Q2 Net Sales Down 7%

Orlando, Fla.-based Tupperware Brands today reported its financial result for the second quarter of 2018. Net sales were $535.4 million, down 7 percent (4% local currency), including a 2-point impact from the 2017 closure of Beauticontrol and the combination of the NaturCare and Tupperware businesses in Japan. Emerging markets, accounting for 71 percent of sales, were down 5…

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LifeVantage Reports 12% Increase for Third Quarter 2018

Russell 3000 Index

Sandy, Utah-based LifeVantage Corporation recently announced financial results for its third quarter ended March 31, 2018. The company reported revenue of $50.6 million, a 12.3 percent increase year over year as compared to $45.0 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2017. Revenue in the Americas increased 10.6 percent and revenue in Asia/Pacific & Europe increased 18.0 percent, including a 10.1 percent increase in Japan, both on a…

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YouCam Partners with Amway for an Innovative AR Shopping Experience

Photo: Amway Artistry at New York Fashion Week Perfect Corp., a San Jose, California-based developer of the YouCam Makeup app, has initiated a global partnership with direct selling giant Amway for the launch of a mobile application to enhance the consumer shopping experience for their beauty brand Artistry. Through the use of YouCam Makeup’s award-winning augmented reality…

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