Australian Organization Accuses Lyoness Of Being A Pyramid Scheme

September 17, 2014
Hubert Friedl,CEO,Lyoness

  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will today begin its case against Lyoness, alleging it is operating a pyramid scheme. Tony Zeaiter and Paul Maait each invested $3,000 in Lyoness to become premium members of the Australian arm of the company. "When it launched in Australia, they said 'You'll have a minimum of […]

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Beach Body Appoints New CFO, Sue Collyns

September 17, 2014
Sue Collyns,BeachBody,CFO

  Beachbody, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based developers of popular fitness brands INSANITY® and P90X®, announced today the hiring of Sue Collyns as Chief Financial Officer.  Collyns will play a critical role in the strategic and financial management of Beachbody as it builds upon its success and works to expand its business globally. Collyns will report […]

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Kristian Hoenicke Reaches DubLi’s Vice President Level In 27 Days

September 17, 2014
Kristian Hoenicke,DubLi

  A recent surge into DubLi puts Kristian Hoenicke at the top, reaching the esteemed Vice President level in just 27 days. DubLi recently celebrated their international event in Dubai, UAE, where the company has a strong presence and owns property. Tony Rush was among those celebrating in Dubai. It is unclear whether Hoenicke is […]

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DSA Responds To Avon Withdrawal, Speculation From Politico

September 17, 2014
Truman Hunt, Chairman of DSA

  Politico has speculated that the reason for Avon withdrawing from the DSA is due to the Herbalife/Ackman battle:  The cosmetics company Avon has withdrawn from the Direct Selling Association trade group, making some thinly veiled, indirect references to the Herbalife fight unfolding in Washington, D.C., and beyond. “We believe the association's agenda in the U.S. is overly focused on the […]

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MLM Attorney, Kevin Thompson, Responds To Avon DSA Withdrawal

September 17, 2014
Kevin Thompson, MLM Attorney, Avon, DSA

  Recently I covered in an article that Avon withdrew from the DSA because they're dissatisfied with the direction the organization is heading. Now, Kevin Thompson (The MLM Attorney) responds to the withdrawal and what it could mean. Letter from Avon: To our U.S. direct selling colleagues, At Avon, we strongly believe in the power of direct […]

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Mesut Öpengin – Mega Holdings Hits $1 Million in Career Earnings

September 17, 2014
Mesut Opengin, Turkey, Agent, Mega Holdings

  Mesut Öpengin from Isanbul, is the agent for Turkey and Europe for Mega Holdings and independent distributor. In the compensation plan he has reached the top rank of Mega Star. As of Sepember 17 he has earned $1+ million with his Mega Holdings distributorship. Mega Holdings is incorporated in Hong Kong and its Management […]

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Amway Restructures Compensation Plan – Thailand Laws Create Challenges

September 17, 2014
Kittawat,Managing director,Amway

  Amway (Thailand) Ltd has raised its sales incentive budget by 10% to 6 billion baht to attract new distributors to the direct-selling network in a bid to resume positive sales growth in fiscal 2015, which started on Sept 1.  Amway yesterday unveiled its long-term compensation plan that will give business owners higher income and incentives with […]

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Herbalife Launches New Herbalife24

September 17, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a leading global nutrition company, announced today the launch of its new Herbalife24 website, Herbalife24.com, and a digital media campaign focused on the important role nutrition plays in an athlete's performance while training and competing. Herbalife24 fuels athletes 24-hours a day by providing them with the nutritional support to train, recover and perform. […]

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Vemma Honored With Two Additional Stevie Awards

September 17, 2014
BK, Vemma, CEO

  Vemma Nutrition Company was presented with two Stevie® Awards in the 12th Annual American Business Awards which took place in San Francisco on Friday, September 12. Vemma was presented with bronze Stevie® Awards for Vemma Renew™ for New Product or Service of the Year — Consumer Products and for the All in Convention App in the […]

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Dale And Vanessa Munger – Five Star National Marketing Director’s At Nerium International

September 17, 2014
Dale & Vanessa Munger, Nerium, Five Star National Marketing Directors

  Introverted and shy for most of his life, Dale Munger first came out of his shell when he became a real estate appraiser, and later as a 10-year veteran of direct selling. He learned how to connect with people on golf courses and at neighborhood barbeques. “I was the shyest person and to think […]

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Zija International Launches Founding Member Options

September 17, 2014
Zija, CEO, Rod Larsen

  With the recent announcement of Zija International’s two new product divisions—Améo Essential Oils and Ripstix Fitness Supplements—which join the existing Zija Core Nutritionals line, the company is giving each of its Distributors the opportunity to become a Founding Member of one or all three divisions. Becoming a Founding Member is simple for Distributors to […]

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Trévo Life & Health Coaches Presented With Luxury Cars

September 16, 2014
Trevo Founders, CEO, Mark Stevens, Holli & Alexandria Stevens

  Six of the most sophisticated and sought-after luxury car manufacturers in the world are chosen to represent the Trévo standard of excellence. Trévo Côte d’Ivoire Life and Health Coaches continue astonishing the Trévo family in their rapid growth and achievement having only been open for a little over three months. Three Coaches accomplished qualifying […]

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Total Life Changes Tremendous Growth In The USA

September 16, 2014
Jack Fallon, Total Life Changes, CEO

  The history of Total Life Changes dates back about 15 years. The greatest growth of the company occurred just five years ago when CEO Jack Fallon shared his vision with Master Distributer, Armand Puyolt. Together, they laid the foundation for growth and within 4 years they expanded across all of South America, Asia, Korea, […]

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Ambit Energy Launches New Product

September 16, 2014
Jere Thompson,Ambit Energy,CEO

  Ambit Energy, a leading national retail energy provider, is launching two new energy management tools so Texas residential customers with a smart meter can view their energy usage, estimate monthly charges and take steps to conserve energy. The program includes a weekly email, the Ambit Energy Advisor, which includes a weekly usage summary, a […]

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Youngevity Announces Closing of Private Placement Offering

September 16, 2014
Youngevity, CEO, Steve, Wallach

  Youngevity International, Inc., a global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and also a vertically-integrated producer of gourmet coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CLR Roasters, has completed its previously announced $4.35 million Secured Convertible Notes (the “Notes”) and Warrants (the “Warrants”) financing for […]

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4Life Visits Washington For DSA’s 2nd Annual Day On Capitol Hill

September 16, 2014
4Life, CEO, Steve Tew

    4Life distributors recently traveled from California to represent the Direct Selling Association (DSA) in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill. On September 10, Gold International Diamond George Fei and his wife Dorothy, and International Diamonds Edison and Claudia Echeverry represented 4Life at the DSA’s 2nd Annual Day on Capitol Hill. The purpose of their […]

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Wake Up Now Introduces New Products, Stock Doubles In Single Day

September 16, 2014
Kirby Cochran,CEO,WAKE UP NOW

  After closing out a successful conference in Salt Lake City, Wake Up Now continued to see results when their stock doubled in a single day, going from 1.50/Share to 3.00/share, a 100% increase. Their stocks have been mostly up and down over the past year and their growth seemed questionable. However, with the recent […]

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Vemma Continues To Grow And Opens Hawaii Distribution Center

September 16, 2014
BK, Vemma, CEO

  Vemma continues to see growth and excitement in Hawaii and what better way to support the nutritional needs of the Aloha State than to open a new distribution center in Honolulu? With the new Vemma Hawaii distribution center, distributors can enjoy quick and convenient delivery within 2 to 3 business days.  Oahu residents can also […]

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T-Mobile MVNO Solavei Plans To Launch ‘Phase 2′ On Oct. 1

September 16, 2014
Ryan Wuerch,Solavei,CEO

  T-Mobile US MVNO Solavei plans to launch its "phase two" services on Oct. 1, said CEO Ryan Wuerch. He said phase two would include a new compensation scheme, a refined focus on the Hispanic market and new offerings on its Solavei Marketplace program. Wuerch declined to provide exact details on phase two. He said […]

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Talk Fusion Concludes Successful HERO Event In Indonesia

September 15, 2014
Talk Fusion, CEO, Bob Reina

  Florida-based Video Communication and network marketing company Talk Fusion announced the successful conclusion of its sold out, international HERO Event held on September 6 – 7 in Surabaya, Indonesia. Celebrating the year-long success of Talk Fusion’s Indonesian Associates, HERO featured networking, inspiration, and success stories from Top Talk Fusion Leaders from across the world. […]

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Reliv Takes Top Distributors To Quebec City

September 15, 2014
Reliv Chairman & CEO, Bob Montgomery

  Reliv International, a maker of nutritional supplements that promote optimal health, announced that it has sent 67 Reliv Distributors on a four-day incentive trip to Quebec City. The Distributors, who come from North America and Europe, earned the trip by achieving high-level rank advancements or meeting set sales goals. "Rewarding Distributors for their hard […]

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Herbalife About To Settle Class-Action Lawsuit

September 15, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife is close to reaching a settlement with five former distributors who claim the controversial nutritional products company is running a pyramid scheme that has victimized thousands. Lawyers for both sides told California federal judge Beverly O’Connell last month that “the parties have tentatively agreed on the principal terms of a settlement,” according to court […]

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Avon, Dissatisfied, Withdraws From DSA

September 14, 2014
Sheri McCoy, Avon, CEO

  In a press release dated September 12th, Avon stated they were withdrawing from the DSA because of their dissatisfaction with the organizations direction. They sent a letter, addressed to "U.S. direct selling colleagues", which shares their decision was driven by two key issues:  1. They believe the DSA's agenda in the U.S. is overly focused on issues […]

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Nominate Your Top Direct Selling Company!

September 14, 2014
Direct Selling Nominations

  October 1 we will launch the largest Direct Selling poll ever The Top Direct Selling Companies In The World In 2015 – Poll. We have added approx. 100 companies to the poll compared to last year. We might have overlooked your great opportunity, please comment below if your company is NOT in the list […]

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LifeVantage Launches Training For Young Millenial Entrepreneurs

September 14, 2014
Douglas Robinson,LifeVantage,CEO

  LifeVantage Corporation LFVN, is hosting its first-ever exclusive 3-day Rules of Engagement seminar designed to teach, train and mentor their young entrepreneur Distributors. The most important purpose of this historic seminar is to welcome the young members of the millennial generation as they embrace the business opportunity, products and positioning of LifeVantage in unprecedented numbers. […]

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Visalus 2 Star Ambassador’s, Dallas And Wendy Gareau, Earn 500k In Lifetime Earnings

September 14, 2014
Dallas and Wendy Gareau,Visalus

  Dallas and Wendy Gareau accepted the PROJECT 10™ Challenge in 2011 because they wanted to lose weight and feel better—but what resulted was much more than a health transformation. In 2014, the couple broke more than $500K in lifetime earnings. It’s a milestone that marks an impressive achievement, as they’re driven by more than monetary […]

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Trévo Recognizes August Rank Advancement Leaders

September 11, 2014
Trevo, Founding Members, CEO Mark Stevens, Holli & Alexandria Stevens

  As Trévo continues its global expansion more and more people are enjoying the fruits of its recognition program. During just the month of August, six people qualified to receive Trévo's Car Bonus Program and hundreds of people received thousands of dollars in pool bonuses through Trévo’s Pool Bonus Program. In all, during August, 165 people […]

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ItWorks! Celebrates 3 Year Growth Of 1565%

September 11, 2014
Mark Pentecost, It Works, CEO

  ItWorks! is a direct sales company that markets beauty, wellness and weight loss products. It Works! Global has thousands of independent, direct-selling distributors in the U.S., the EU and Australia and continues to climb the ranks in Inc 5000 to the #290 spot from #436 in 2013, #662 in 2012, and #720 in 2011. Their […]

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Avon Continues To Struggle After CFO Resigns

September 11, 2014
Sheri McCoy, Avon, CEO

  Avon's stock is falling Tuesday after its chief financial officer resigned to take a CFO job in another industry. Late Monday Avon Products Inc., which has struggled to turn around its business, said that Kimberly Ross' resignation is effective on Oct. 2. Avon's vice president and corporate controller, Robert Loughran, will be interim CFO […]

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Who Are The Next Millionaires?

September 11, 2014
Paul Zane Pilzer,American Economist

  After the crash of 2001, many people felt they missed their chance to be part of the boom of the 1990s. Yet, in the four years following 9/11, U.S. household wealth has increased by an incredible $8 trillion to $48 trillion—an additional 20 percent! As of this writing, census figures are not yet compiled to […]

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Thomas Nordlund – SiteTalk – OPN Field Leader Passed Away

September 11, 2014
Thomas Nordlund, R.I.P.

  Thomas Nordlund was one of the major field leaders in Site Talk – OPN and the majortiy of the members has been in his team. In the Top MLM Networker Poll 2013 he ended on the first place together with his son Kenny Nordlund with 20,000+ votes. He mentored thousands of people around the […]

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PartyLite Canada VP/Sales Honoured By Direct Sellers Association Of Canada

September 11, 2014
Robert Goergen,Partylite,CEO

  Tracie Graham, Vice President of Sales at PartyLite Canada, was specially honoured by the Direct Sellers Association of Canada at its annual conference held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where the organization also celebrated its 60th anniversary. Tracie received the organization's Distinguished Service Award. According to DSA President Ken Mulhall, the award is presented to individuals who have […]

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Americans Go To Capitol Hill To Share Direct Selling Stories With Congress

September 11, 2014
Truman Hunt, Chairman of DSA

  More than 400 independent direct selling consultants representing 28 companies, 30 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia met with members of Congress today during Direct Selling Associations (DSAs) second annual Direct Selling Day on Capitol Hill. Participants shared personal stories about how direct selling has helped them achieve business and personal goals […]

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LifeVantage Announces 4th Quarter Results – Up 8%+ to 56 Million

September 11, 2014
David Phelps,LifeVantage,CEO

   LifeVantage Corporation (Nasdaq:LFVN), a company dedicated to helping people achieve healthy living through a combination of a compelling business opportunity and scientifically validated products, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights: Revenue was $56.0 million, an increase of 8.8% over the prior year […]

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Herbalife’s Expansion Into Canada

September 10, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) announced yesterday that it will launch its performance nutrition line, Herbalife24™, in Canada. The comprehensive nutrition package is designed to cater to the daily nutrition needs of athletes. The company has also partnered with the non-profit organization, Common Threads, to target younger age groups in the US as well. The company’s […]

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Youngevity International Invests $1.1 M To Improve Global Headquarters

September 10, 2014
Youngevity, CEO, Steve Wallach

  Youngevity International, Inc., a global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and also a vertically-integrated producer of gourmet coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels, announced today that it has made an investment of $1.1 million to improve its company-owned 59,000 square foot corporate headquarters located in Chula Vista, California. The […]

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Zija International Launches In Indonesia, Appoints Indonesia General Manager

September 10, 2014
Rod Larsen, Zija, CEO

  Zija International recently opened in Indonesia as part of its aggressive Southeast Asia expansion strategy. The company will begin by offering products from its Moringa-based GenM skin care line, with plans to introduce more products over the next few months. Zija Indonesia joins other nearby countries where the company is already thriving, including Thailand, […]

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Zeek Rewards Receiver May Spread To Canada

September 10, 2014
zeek rewards

  The receiver of defunct ZeekRewards.com is going international in his quest to retrieve “net winnings” from participants in the Ponzi scheme, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Kenneth Bell said in a legal filing Thursday he is requesting permission to pursue at least 23 Canadian residents who received a combined $2.91 million. The range of net winnings […]

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Herbalife To Provide Nutrition Curriculum In Schools Across US

September 10, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife HLF,  a leading global nutrition company, announced a long-term partnership with national non-profit organization, Common Threads, to sponsor nutrition programs in elementary and middle schools across the country. The program gives students in over 135 schools in Illinois, Washington, D.C., California and Florida access to nutrition and cooking skills curricula. “Herbalife is excited to sponsor […]

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Up And Coming Home Party Companies To Keep An Eye On

September 9, 2014
Mukhtar Siddiqui,Younique,Chief Scientific Officer

  Home party companies continue to dominate the direct-selling industry and recently a few newer, rather unheard of companies, have truly been dominating the home party market. Although, Avon, Pampered Chef, Origami Owl, Mary Kay, and Thirty-One remain in the top five over-all, there are a few companies you may want to keep an eye […]

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