Posts Tagged ‘network marketing’

A Modern-Day Gold Rush?

Marijuana’s misunderstood sister hemp is projected to be a $22 billion market by 2020, but can it overcome the social stigma and federal regulations that threaten to hold it back? It’s been called the gateway crop. Thanks to its stalks topped with five leaves, hemp shares the same signature look as its intoxicating relative, the marijuana…

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Young Company Interview – Kalaia


Welcome to the Young Company Interview Series If you look at the companies and industries that have been disrupted the most over the past five years, it has been from young companies who have forced bigger brands to not only take a look at their operations but start thinking more like beginners instead of experts.…

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Herbalife-Sponsored Soccer Athletes to Compete in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Los Angeles-based global nutrition company Herbalife recently recognized its sponsored soccer athletes Cristiano Ronaldo, Juan Cuadrado and Jaime Penedo for helping their respective national teams of Portugal, Colombia and Panama, and the Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored Belgium National Team on qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The competition is scheduled for June 14 through July…

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Stream Brings Energy Services to Delaware


Dallas, Texas-based Stream (formerly Stream Energy), a provider of connected life services, recently launched its line of energy services, in addition to wireless, protective and home services, in Delaware. This is the company’s second energy expansion in 2017, following the opening of the Illinois market in September. Delaware is the eighth state added to Stream’s…

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Meredith Berkich Joins Immunotec as President of U.S. Business

Meredith Berkich

Quebec, Canada-based Immunotec Inc., a seller of nutrition, skincare and wellness products, recently announced that Meredith Berkich, the 25-year network marketing professional and two-time member of Direct Selling News’ Most Influential Women in Direct Selling, has joined its executive team to lead the U.S. business as President of Immunotec U.S. The announcement caps a year…

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A Season to Celebrate

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December is a time of celebration. And what a pleasure it is to kick off my tenure as the new Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Direct Selling News with our very own celebration. This month, almost the entire issue of the magazine is dedicated to our cover story celebrating “The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling.” This year…

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2017: A Year in Review

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Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. I look back over 2017 with great pride at what the DSA team accomplished on behalf of our industry. We brought member company executives together to share their advice and concerns, to support our vital advocacy efforts, and to commit to ever-higher ethical standards…

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To Protect and Empower: LegalShield Continues Stonecipher Mission

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Any great direct selling organization will tell you that the vision of its founder is the driving force behind its continued success. Think Mary Kay Ash. Or Doris Christopher. Or Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel. Three years after his passing, Harland C. Stonecipher’s pledge to provide middle-income Americans with a product that affords easy…

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