Catch up on this week’s industry chatter with these click-worthy links:
- Amway continued its $332-million manufacturing expansion with the opening of a new facility in Buena Park, California. The 60,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility is one of five new Amway sites slated to open in 2015 as part of its ongoing expansion. The Buena Park location will support Amway’s Nutrilite supplement brand.
- Noting Avon’s struggling business, FORTUNE took a look at three beauty companies—Beautycounter, Ever Skincare and Rodan + Fields—finding innovative ways to thrive where one of the industry’s biggest names is seeing sales decline.
- Planning your next vacation? There’s an app for that. Group travel service WorldVentures announced the launch of its new DreamTrips app, which allows the company’s vacation club members to book trips, upload and share photos, and create bucket lists for future travel.
- Two industry suppliers are teaming up to provide enhanced mobile capabilities for direct selling businesses. Hyperwallet announced the integration of its commission payments platform into Fragmob’s direct selling mobile app, making it simple for their clients to access the full spectrum of services.