This week’s network marketing news is full of some great news on new and old direct selling companies. If you have not heard what is up at At Home, Loving Works, paperly, Jordan Essentials or Aloette then just keep reading.
Launching an independent business can seem a daunting task for many; however, countless direct selling companies across the U.S. work tirelessly to ensure that independent representatives—both new and long-standing with their companies—recognize they are not alone in their endeavors to succeed.
“Because networkers often work a great deal from home, having an opportunity to interact with peers removes the sense that one has to do everything by oneself,” said AJ Deeds, President of Loving Works. “Sharing ideas, modeling advanced techniques and brainstorming solutions to common challenges all add value to a distributor who can then see herself as part of something larger than her home office. Online and in-person training and corporate-sponsored shows where local distributors are invited to participate in corporate meetings are used to bring distributors together to interact and share stories of what is working and what needs improvement.” (Read on and see what Loving Works, Jordan Essentials, Love Works, Paperly, and Aloette executives have to say…)
SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Limitless Worldwide, LLC, is extremely proud to announce that it has secured the exclusive rights to distribute Somatodyne™, the trademark for a proprietary formula that was the subject of a presentation at the Obesity Society’s prestigious 30th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Some of the most cutting-edge obesity research in the world is included at this event, yet the presentation on this dietary supplement was one of the most well-attended and buzzed-about of the entire conference. Why did it create such a stir, even among this elite group? Because it revealed that after thirty years of research, an oral compound has finally been discovered that has the ability to raise serum (blood) human growth hormone levels by a mean 8-fold increase. (Read On)
People In The News
Michael Darminio has been appointed Chief Creative Officer at Arbonne.
David Toda has been appointed President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, for LifeVantage Japan.
Roy Truett, USANA COO, has been selected by ExecRank as a Top COO for 2012. Roy, who has served as the company’s COO since 2011, ranked No. 19 on the list, and the COO at non-member Tupperware, Simon Hemus, was listed at No. 220.
Network Marketing Companies In The News
Assets from AtHome America, which went out of business earlier this year, have been purchased out of liquidation to create a new direct selling business, At Home. The company’s website was relaunched this week.
5LINX took the top spot on the 2012 Rochester Top 100, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the Rochester, N.Y., area. Last year, the company came in 94th on the list.
In response to Hurricane Sandy, Amway has created a web page for people to donate to the American Red Cross. The company will match up to $100,000 for all independent business owners and employees who donate through Amway. If you would like to donate through Amway, click here.
Avon reported third-quarter 2012 financial results. For the third quarter, total revenue of $2.6 billion decreased 8 percent, or increased 1 percent in constant dollars. Total units grew 1 percent and price/mix was flat during the quarter. Active representatives were down 1 percent. Avon Beauty sales declined 9 percent, or were flat in constant dollars. (Read On)
Blyth the parent company of ViSalus sold one of the most respected brands in business today… Sterno!
Blyth, is also the parent company of PartyLite Gifts, announced it will be selling its Sterno business, the leading brand manufacturer and distributor of canned fuel and tabletop lighting products and accessories for the foodservice and retail sectors. (Read On)
Herbalife recently reported third-quarter net sales of $1 billion, a 14 percent increase, driven by a 17 percent increase in volume points compared to the prior-year period. The company reported net income of $117.8 million compared to the third-quarter 2011 net income of $108 million, reflecting an increase of 9 percent and 20 percent, respectively. (Read On)
Nu Skin announced third-quarter financial results with revenue of $526.2 million, a 23 percent improvement over the prior-year period. Revenue was negatively impacted 3 percent from foreign currency fluctuations. Additionally, the company announced it is increasing its full-year 2012 revenue guidance to $2.11 billion, a 21 percent growth rate over 2011. Third-quarter revenue in North Asia was $184.7 million, compared to $184.3 million for the same period in 2011. The number of executives in the region was up 2 percent while the number of actives improved 1 percent. (Read On)
Reliv reported financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Net sales for the quarter were $15.3 million, an 11.7 percent decrease from the third quarter last year. Net U.S. sales totaled $12.1 million, down from third-quarter 2011 net sales of $14.1 million. Net sales outside the U.S. rose 0.9 percent in the third quarter of 2012 compared to the prior-year quarter, buoyed by the European market where net sales increased by 39.2 percent. (Read On)
Talk Fusion held it’s “Euro NOW!” Event Oct. 26-28 at the Prague Congress Centre. The event was attended by thousands of company associates hailing from more than 60 countries.