Posts Tagged ‘Take Shape For Life’

Public Direct Sellers End 2017 on a Strong Note

Douglas M. Lane, CFA, is a securities analyst with more than 20 years of experience covering companies that employ the direct selling business model. He leads a boutique equity research firm, Lane Research, focusing on those companies. His website is, and he can be reached at The six publicly traded direct selling companies…

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The Power Of The Pitch


Whether it’s a presentation during an in-home gathering, an impromptu meeting over coffee after work, a Facebook party or something else, direct selling representatives have more options than ever for sharing their respective products and business opportunities. What is it that moves a prospect to become a trialist and, ultimately, a customer? Clearly, the seller’s…

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Medifast Q3 Revenue Up 12.6%; OPTAVIA Up 17.5%

Owings Mills, Maryland-based Medifast Inc., a provider of healthy living products and programs, has announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Revenue increased 12.6 percent to $77.2 million from revenue of $68.6 million for the third quarter last year. “Our third quarter results reflect some early successes of our strategic growth…

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