CEO Brett Blake

Bringing more investment into Direct Selling According to direct selling veteran Brett Blake, direct selling companies need more capital, but even more, they need the help of smart investors and savvy executives from outside the industry to close the gap between current practices and those that will help it scale into the mainstream of public…

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Scentsy Pets

Scentsy is expanding its fragrant product offerings with Scentsy Pets, a collection of vegan, lightly fragranced grooming products for dogs, cats and other pets. Scentsy Pets products include Best Buds Suds Pet Shampoo, Freshen Up Pup Deodorizing Spray and No Knot Spot Detangling Spray. All products are pet-safe and manufactured in Meridian, Idaho. Three new fragrances…

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Dan Orchard

Scentsy announced that Heidi and Orville Thompson will share the title of co-CEO and Dan Orchard will be president, effective immediately. Heidi Thompson previously served as president and Orchard was general manager of Emerging Markets for the Meridian, Idaho-based company. According to the company, the Thompsons have been able to scale back their day-to-day involvement…

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Scentsy Orville Thompson Heidi Thompson

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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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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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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The real success stories in direct selling are as much about personal growth and self-improvement as they are about business. Take the story of Mary Kay Ash as a perfect example. Born in 1918 in Hot Wells, Texas, Ash went from housewife to door-to-door saleswoman to cosmetics mogul all in the span of about 25…

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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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