Photo: Young Living’s global headquarters in Lehi, Utah.
Young Living Essential Oils, the Lehi, Utah-based direct seller of essential oils, recently made a non-cash acquisition of Life Matters, a nutrition company located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, owned by Richard Bliss Brooke and Kimmy Brooke.
“Richard and Kimmy are legendary direct selling veterans,” said Jared Turner, Young Living Chief Operating Officer. “We share common cultures, goals and missions. We are pleased to welcome them to the Young Living team.”
Life Matters’ product lines include Life Shotz(R), a nutritional drink; VIBE, a whole-food meal replacement shake; MIND, a supplement for improving mental function; and MOTION, a supplement for joint and tissue nutrition.
“Kimmy and I considered many options in the direct selling industry before choosing Young Living, and we’ve never been more excited about the next step in our vision to enhance the lives of others,” said Richard Bliss Brooke, CVO and Co-owner of Life Matters. “We are honored to join such a respected company as Young Living, and we believe in its mission to share wellness, purpose and abundance with people all over the world.”
In addition to its therapeutic-grade essential oils, Young Living also offers home care, personal care and wellness products. Its Healthy & Fit selection features multivitamins, antioxidant support, weight management and energy and stamina solutions.
Young Living was founded in 1993. The company was No. 22 on last’s month’s DSN Global 100 ranking of the top direct selling companies in the world, with earnings of $1.0 billion for 2016.