Mary Kay Event Expecting 30,000 Attendees

July 23, 2014
David Holl, CEO, MAry Kay

  Mary Kay Inc.'s 2014 seminar that kicked off Wednesday is expected to bring more than 30,000 attendees to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, generating $32.1 million and 2,4000 jobs into the city of Dallas. This year marks the 40th anniversary that Dallas has hosted Mary Kay’s signature 18-day event. The seminar ends Aug. 2. […]

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MonaVie Adds Nutritionist Mark Macdonald To Its Scientific Advisory Board

July 23, 2014
Marc Macdonald,MonaVie

  MonaVie announces today that nutrition and fitness expert Mark Macdonald joins its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The addition of Macdonald will help ensure the company has the right expertise to support current product development plans and necessary substantiation for research and development. No stranger to MonaVie, Macdonald has been with the company as its […]

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Statement From Herbalife In Response To Bill Ackman’s Three-Hour Presentation On Nutrition Clubs

July 22, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) today issued the following statement in response to Bill Ackman's three-hour, presentation on the Company's nutrition clubs: Herbalife is a 34-year old nutrition company with 7,400 employees worldwide and millions of members. Today, Mr. Ackman highlighted many of the reasons we are proud of our company, our record and the value we bring […]

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QNET Hails Move To Amend Laws That Regulate Direct Selling

July 22, 2014
QNET Hails Move To Amend Laws That Regulate Direct Selling

    Welcoming the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s announcement about proposed amendment to the Prize Chits and Money Circulation Scheme (Banning) Act, 1978, direct selling company QNET lauded the forthcoming clarifications and called for setting up a regulator to monitor the business. Jaitley said in his budget speech: “As part of the legislative initiatives under […]

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Visalus’ Adam Franklin Shares His Inspiring Story

July 22, 2014
Adam Franklin,Visalus

  Living in Ona, West Virginia today, Adam Franklin has always been a determined person. At 33 and having sustained severe injuries overseas, he is now a retired veteran. After serving two terms in Afghanistan and Iraq, and too many airborn jumps, Adam endured reconstructive shoulder surgery, major hip surgery, five ruptured discs in his back, ankle […]

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Herbalife Calls Bill Ackman “The Worst Of Wall Street”

July 21, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife's digital media strategy fighting off Bill Ackman's short campaign appears to include comparing the fund manager to Jordan Belfort-a convicted felon who ran a 90s-era boiler room, wrote a best-selling book and had a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio made about him. On July 17, verified Twitter account @HerbalifeTRUTH tweeted a superimposed an image […]

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Jeunesse Expands To Africa

July 21, 2014
Wendy LEwis,Randy Ray,Jeunesse,Co-Founder

  Jeunesse Global, a world leader in natural anti-aging skin care and nutritional supplements is expanding their global sales distribution throughout Africa, including Nigeria. Jeunesse, a United States based company, currently has sales operations in over 95 countries worldwide covering Europe, the Americas and Asia. Last month's global sales exceeding $40 million dollars. In just over […]

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Nu Skin Publishes Average USA Distributor Earnings

July 21, 2014
Truman Hunt, Nu Skin, CEO

  According to Nu Skin: In 2013, the Company paid approximately $143,266,000 in commissions to Distributors residing in the United States. There are two fundamental ways in which a Distributor can earn compensation: Through retail markups on sales of products purchased at wholesale prices; and Through commissions (sometimes called bonuses) paid on one’s product sales […]

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TelexFree Hearing Next Week

July 21, 2014
James Merrill,TelexFree,CEO

  A hearing will be held in Boston next Tuesday to determine whether an Ashland man accused of running an international pyramid scheme can access $4 million of his money to help fund his defense. TelexFREE co-owner James Merrill initially asked the U.S. District Court two weeks ago to release the funds, which he said […]

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Sandra Bullock Tupperware Movie Acquired By Sony Pictures

July 21, 2014
Rick Goings, Tupperware, CEO

  "The Help" director Tate Taylor is attached to helm the project about the rise and fall of Tupperware marketing exec Brownie Wise. Sony has signed a deal to acquire an untitled project detailing the rise of a Tupperware exec that hasSandra Bullock attached to star and Tate Taylor set to direct. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films and […]

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Herbalife Members To Fight Back

July 19, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Herbalife, a leading global nutrition company, announced today that dozens of independent Herbalife members and independent business owners will hold a press conference during the Herbalife Extravaganza in Chicago in order to take a stand against the continuing campaign of attacks and misinformation being waged by Bill Ackman and Pershing Square Capital Management. Thousands […]

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Visalus’ UK Kavanaghs And Webbs Hit Over $250k In Earnings

July 19, 2014
Kavanaghs,Visalus

  The Kavanaghs and Webbs have become somewhat household names within the Visalus UK Community. Due to their fast rise to success, the market’s founding Promoters have appeared numerous times in Visalus' marketing materials—from The Challenge Magazine, to Vi-LIFE Magazine, to promo recognition lists. This time, 5-Star Ambassadors Trisha & John Kavanagh and 1-Star Ambassadors Peter & Hilary […]

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Top Industry Leader, Lee Nguyen, Joins Vemma

July 19, 2014
BK, Vemma, CEO

  Vemma Nutrition Company is excited to welcome Lee Nguyen as the newest Affiliate to join the company.   Lee Nguyen previously owned a manufacturing and retailing business in South Florida. He joined the network marketing industry nine years ago. Previously, Nguyen earned a significant income with another company and now has decided to make […]

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Trévo Shares What Its Secret To Success Is

July 19, 2014
Mark Stevens,Trevo,CEO

  Trévo has already spread to over 11 countries in only three and a half short years. President and CEO Mark Stevens and his entire team have tapped into the key that all companies which have attained greatness and, ultimately, legendary status have had in common. There are seven identifiable characteristics – principles, if you will […]

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ACN Welcomes Mexico As Its 24th Country of Operation

July 18, 2014
ACN, Alfonso Lobato, Latin America, Mexico, VP Sales, Expansion

    ACN, Inc., the world’s largest direct seller of telecommunications, energy and other essential services for home and business, and the 20th largest direct selling company worldwide, continues to make history with the launch of its 24th country, Mexico. Mexico ushers in ACN’s Latin American expansion, with more countries on the horizon in the […]

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Belynda Lee Fosters Cultural Sensitivity In Her International Role With Nerium

July 18, 2014
Belynda Lee, Nerium, VP Sales, Cultural Sensitivity

    Before Belynda Lee earned her role as Nerium International’s Regional Vice President of Sales, she quietly wondered what Nerium was doing that so many other direct selling companies had failed to do. Nerium’s stellar track record spoke for itself and it was obvious that the young company’s record-breaking growth was only going to […]

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Xocai Updates Company Name To “XO Lifestyles Worldwide”

July 17, 2014
MXI Corp., New Name, XO Lifestyles Worldwide, Andrew Brooks

    MXI Corp Founders (Jeanette Brooks, Marty Brooks and Andrew Brooks) recently announced that the Xocai will, starting immediately, be transforming to the more widely understandable name of, “Xo Lifestyles Worldwide.”  The brand Xocai (of Healthy Chocolates) will continue to remain as our strong brand and only the name of the company will change.  […]

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It Works! Enjoys Over A 1000% Growth In 3 Years

July 17, 2014
Mark Pentecost, It Works, CEO

  Earlier this year, It Works! ranked No. 27 of the world's top 100 direct sales companies on the DSN Global 100. CEO Mark B. Pentecost set the goal to make the DSN Global 100 list in late 2011. "I'll never forget that day near the end of 2011 when I met with members of our team—both […]

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Tupperware Turns To Indonesia

July 17, 2014
Rick Goings, Tupperware, CEO

  Originally reported by the Wall Street Journal:  Rick Goings, the chairman and chief executive of Tupperware Brands Corp. is spearheading a transformation at the American company known for its colorful food-storage containers. The company, founded in 1939 by inventor Earl Tupper, is headquartered in Orlando but gets 60% of its revenue from emerging markets. Tupperware expects this […]

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Rene Liaw – Global Wealth Trade Hits $100,000 Per Month

July 17, 2014
Rene Liaw, Top Earner, Hits $100,000 Per Month

  Global Wealth Trade (GWT) Youngest Millionaire, Rene Liaw reaches $100,000/month income with less than 7,000 Luxury Consultants (distributors).      In a recent interview with Rene Liaw we asked him to share a few words with this monumental achievement. "I owe my life and success to the CEO, Visionary, and Founder of Global Wealth Trade (GWT) […]

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Youngevity Expands Charitable Giving Initiative

July 17, 2014
Steve Wallach, Youngevity, Charitable Giving

    Youngevity International Inc. (OTCQX: YGYI) announces the  expansion of its charitable giving program with the addition of My Story Matters to its list of causes and charities. My Story Matters, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, creates storybooks which help lift a child’s self-esteem, give individuals courage to face difficult situations, and/or tell stories that […]

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ACN Grows By More Than $100 Million In A Single Year

July 17, 2014
ACN, Greg Provenzano, Growth, Over $100 Million, DSN

  While working on its annual Global 100 list which recognizes the top 100 direct selling companies in the world, Direct Selling News, the direct selling industry’s premier publication, discovered that ACN Inc., along with only a handful of other companies, grew by over $100 million in a single year. In fact ACN grew by […]

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Morinda Paid Out Nearly $3 Billion In Commissions

July 16, 2014
Kerry Asay, Morinda, Milestone, Anniversary

  In July of 1996, Morinda (Tahitian Noni Juice) was officially formed by John Wadsworth, Stephen Story, Kelly Olsen, Kim Asay and Kerry Asay. Here are some of the amazing things the company has accomplished since starting 18 years ago: Morinda experienced a 300% growth in revenue in its first five years of operations and […]

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ViSalus Selected As Official Nutrition And Wellness Sponsor Of American Youth Football & Cheer

July 16, 2014
blake mallen,CMO,visalus

  ViSalus, Inc., the company behind the #1 90-Day weight-loss and fitness challenge platform in North America, was selected the Official Nutrition and Wellness Sponsor of American Youth Football & Cheer, Inc. (AYF). Vi 1-Star Ambassador Vanessa Wilhelm (with spouse and former NFL player Matt Wilhelm) and Vi National Director Claudia Lugoindependently ignited ViSalus' involvement in AYF. AYF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit […]

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Top Industry Leader, Tim Baca, Joins LyfeStart

July 16, 2014
Tim Baca, LyfePlus

  LyfeStart International welcomes Tim Baca as a LyfeStart Executive Advisor and Founding Member of The LyfeStart Advisory Board, The LAB.    Passionate about the importance of making a difference in the world, his career in direct sales is a natural extension of his former career as a broadcast journalist.    He says, “LyfeStart is founded on the […]

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Mary Kay Awards $1.2 Million In Grants

July 15, 2014
David Holl, CEO, MAry Kay

  The Mary Kay Foundation has awarded a total of $1.2 million in grants to the 12 top institutions researching new treatments for cancer in the U.S.Major medical centers, which included Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, were awarded twelve grants of $100,000 each, after the research review committee reviewed more than 80 applications submitted to the […]

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Nu Skin Celebrates 30 Years

July 15, 2014
Rich Wood, CFO, NU Skin

  Nu Skin celebrated its 30th anniversary by inviting its employees and sales leaders to perform local service aimed at helping children in need. The anniversary month kicked off with the company’s annual Force for Good Day and continued with 30-days of giving through June. With the aim of creating smiles for children in need, the […]

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Dallin Larsen’s Retirement Letter

July 15, 2014
Dallin LArsen, Monavie

  In January of 2005, Karree and I, along with Randy, Henry and a handful of distributors launched MonaVie. It’s been almost ten years since that fateful day in Salt Lake City, Utah that would prove to be the genesis for perhaps the greatest decade of network marketing success ever achieved by a single company. […]

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Avon Raises $4 Million For Cancer Research

July 15, 2014
Sheri McCoy, Avon, CEO

  The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in San Francisco this weekend, raising $4 million to accelerate breast cancer research;  improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate people about breast cancer. The Avon Walk San Francisco – the fifth of eight 2014 Avon Walks across the country – attracted 1,800 […]

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4Life Celebrates Four New Gold International Diamonds

July 15, 2014
New Gold International Diamonds, 4Life

  4Life Executives recently announced the advancement of four new distributors to the rank of Gold International Diamond, the company’s second highest rank. The distributors include Antonio Jesús Nuñez & Joanie Clunie from Panama, Edgardo Negrete & Milena Cerpa from Colombia, Franklin Enríquez & Mónica Martínez from Ecuador, and Nathaniel Lowe & Jamileth De Lowe […]

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Zija International Introduces Amos Borntreger As New Black Diamond Distributor

July 14, 2014
Amos Bontreger, New Black Diamond, Distributor

  Amos Borntreger becomes Zija’s newest Black Diamond Distributor, one of the top ranks in the compensation plan, and stated: “I was introduced to Zija in 2013 and it has been a life-changing experience in terms of health and wealth! First I would just like to thank God for this ‘miracle tree,’ Moringa oleifera, and for […]

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MonaVie’s Beau Coplin Promoted To Vice President Of IT

July 13, 2014
Mauricio Bellora,MonaVie,CEO

  Direct selling company MonaVie today announces that Beau Coplin has been promoted to vice president of IT, and joins the company's executive management team. As vice president of IT, Beau works directly with key markets and leaders to ensure MonaVie's systems meet the needs of its distributors worldwide. He also directs the company's global technology strategy […]

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Amway Releases Second Edition Of The Nutrilite Story

July 13, 2014
Doug Devos, Amway, CEO

  Amway Co-Founder Rich DeVos says that without the Nutrilite story, there would be no Amway story. "When Jay Van Andel and I became Nutrilite distributors in 1949, we knew the product and the plan were something special," DeVos said. "In this (new) book, Dr. Sam Rehnborg shares the remarkable story of Nutrilite, from Carl […]

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Herbalife Donates To Groups That Want To Destroy It

July 13, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Facing a massive public relations campaign against it, the nutrition sales company Herbalife has adopted an intriguing strategy in recent months: Donating to local chapters of the Latino rights nonprofit whose national leadership is seeking its demise. The Herbalife donations have sparked controversy within the charity, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the […]

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An Origami Owl Family Suffers Great Tragedy

July 13, 2014
Cassidy Stay, Origami Owl

  A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery. The Houston Chronicle reports that Cassidy Stay also thanked first responders Saturday during a gathering in her hometown of Spring to honor her and her family. Stay was released […]

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Talk Fusion’s YOU CAN! Event In Russia A Massive Success!

July 12, 2014
Allison Roberts, Talk Fusion, VP

  Talk Fusion`s You Can! Event held July 2-6 in St. Petersburg Russia turned out be a huge success! Travel to Russia to kick of the festivites began on July 2nd, on Talk Fusion’s 7th birthday.   The Talk Fusion Executive Team, accompanied by Blue Diamond Cedric Penn, boarded a private jet from Tampa, Florida […]

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Thirty-One Gifts Grows Over 1000% And Targets $1 Billion Mark

July 11, 2014
Cindy Monroe, Thirty-One Gifts, CEO

  Thirty-One Gifts founder Cindy Monroe on the secrets to her success. Cindy Monroe had a pretty good year in 2009. Her direct sales company, Thirty-One Gifts, brought in $38 million in revenue. But 2013 was much, much better. That year, Thirty-One Gifts pulled in $760 million. No, there’s no typo in that last sentence. Monroe grew her business […]

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Soccer Champion, Bruce Grobbelaar, Turns To Visalus

July 11, 2014
Bruce Grobbelaar,Visalus,Soccer Champion

  Bruce Grobbelaar, a Visalus Promoter and legendary goalkeeper for the world-renowned soccer team Liverpool FC, knows a thing or two about winning championships. For example, at Liverpool he won six First Division Leagues, three FA Cups, three League Cups, and one European Cup. However, after retirement he faced a new challenge: being overweight. But the […]

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Members Go To Washington D.C. To Help Herbalife

July 11, 2014
Michael Johnson, CEO, HErbalife

  Global nutrition and skin-care firm Herbalife announced six independent Florida affiliate members will take part in a group pilgrimage to Washington D.C.  Their mission is to lobby lawmakers and promote the company’s focus on healthy lifestyles over the past 34 years. Florida participants will be among 21 Herbalife Members from six states, including California, Connecticut, […]

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