Catch up on this week’s industry chatter with these click-worthy links:
- The New York Times took a look at Tupperware Indonesia, currently the company’s biggest market. An emerging middle class, including many women finding new opportunities in the workforce, has contributed to Tupperware’s rapid growth in the market, where the kitchenware company has built up a salesforce of 250,000.
- Nu Skin is optimistic about its business in China despite the country’s lowered GDP growth target, Nu Skin’s Vice President for the market, Li Chaodong, told China’s Xinhua news agency. The skincare and nutrition company generates about 30 percent of its business in China, where officials this week projected that GDP growth for 2015 will total about 7 percent, less than the country has experienced in a decade.
- USANA’s Executive Director of Communications, Amy Haran, spoke to national legal firm Ogletree Deakins about fostering information flow and employee engagement within the corporate office. Haran also shared one simple best practice that has made a major impact on USANA’s award-winning workplace.
- Speaking to premiumbeautynews.com, Natura’s Managing Director in France, Thierry Aubry-Lecomte, shared how the Brazilian beauty and home-care brand has spent the last decade developing its European model in France, where Natura operates through a physical retail store and an e-commerce site in addition to its 2,000 independent advisors.
- A diamond may be forever, but moissanite is currently having a moment. The affordable, sustainable alternative to the diamond is gaining popularity, and that’s good news for direct seller Lulu Avenue, a subsidiary of jewelry manufacturer Charles & Colvard. COO Steve M. Larkin told The Street how the brand’s trademarked Forever Brilliant moissanite helped boost Lulu Avenue’s fourth quarter sales by 69 percent.