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Natural Health Trends Corp., a marketer of premium quality personal care, wellness and “quality of life” products under the NHT Global brand, has reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Total revenue of $52.4 million decreased 13 percent compared to $59.9 million in the first quarter of 2017 and increased 14…

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USANA Health Sciences Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah-based health and wellness brand, has reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Net sales were $292.0 million compared with $255.3 million in the prior-year period, or a 14.4 percent increase year-over-year. Favorable currency exchange rates positively impacted net sales by $16.4 million…

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A new study by global communications firm Ketchum shows that the definition of wellness is equally emotional as it is physical, and that today’s wellness influencer is most commonly young, male and ranks mindfulness and positive relationships among his top goals for well-being. With 93 percent of Americans reporting they have at least one wellness goal, there…

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Arbonne International, LLC, an Irvine, California-based seller of premium botanical personal care and nutrition, has become an official participant in the UN Global Compact (UNGC), joining the growing movement of nearly 10,000 companies around the globe committed to sustainable and socially responsible policies and practices. Founded in 1999, the UNGC is the largest global signatory…

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Nu Skin Enterprises Inc., a Provo, Utah-based seller of cosmetics, personal care and wellness products, has reported fourth-quarter and 2017 financial results. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017, the company reported revenue of $666.2 million, an increase of 25.4 percent from $531.3 million in 2016. “We concluded 2017 on a high note with…

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Natural Health Trends Corp., a Rolling Hills Estates, California-based company that markets personal care, wellness and “quality of life” products under the NHT Global brand, has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017. For the fourth quarter, total revenue of $46.1 million decreased 26 percent compared to $62.3…

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Amway, the largest direct selling company in the world, has successfully mapped the Chrysanthemum genome through its global research facilities, the Amway Botanical Research Center (ABRC), in collaboration with the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMM). Earlier this month, Amway, based in Ada, Michigan, announced the completion of the…

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Founded: 1984Headquarters: Provo, UtahTop Executive: CEO Ritch Wood2016 Revenue: $2.208 billionGlobal 100 Ranking: 11Products: Beauty and Wellness Nu Skin Enterprises, the skincare and wellness company founded by Blake Roney, Sandie Tillotson and Steve Lund in 1984, has been able to consistently rank among the upper echelon of direct selling companies in the world because it has remained consistently focused on one…

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Sustained Growth Expands Global Direct Sales $25.7 Billion In 4 Years While direct selling is a niche channel for distributing goods and services, each year more and more companies are discovering the power that can be unleashed through an independent salesforce tapping into personal networks. Where door-to-door sales and in-home parties fueled the growth in…

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