Tupperware Brands Corporation has once again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE in its annual report on corporate reputations. The global direct selling company was ranked No. 2 in the Home Equipment and Furnishing category, moving up four spots from last year.
Nature’s Sunshine Products, a direct seller of nutritional and personal care products, recently reported its fourth quarter 2011 and full-year 2011 financial results.
When Kay Napier took over as CEO of Arbonne International in August 2009, she discovered that poor business practices had left the company on the verge of debt. Five months later, Arbonne officially declared bankruptcy. But even as the company set about restructuring its infrastructure, Napier focused on instilling confidence in her employees and consultants. How did she do it? Through a well-devised crisis communication plan that had everyone excited for the future.
Herbalife, the global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition and personal care products, recently announced record sales of $105.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2011, as well as record net sales of $3.5 billion for the year ending December 31, 2011.
USANA Health Sciences recently joined forces with HealthCorps, the nonprofit organization co-founded by heart surgeon and Emmy Award-winning talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife, Lisa, to combat one of the most serious health issues facing the United States today: childhood obesity.
Alticor, Inc., the parent company of Amway, announced global sales for 2011 exceeded USD$10.9 billion, a 17 percent growth over 2010 annual sales of USD$9.2 billion.
Capsalus Corp. (OTCBB:WELL) has completed the acquisition of the stock of GeneWize Life Sciences, Inc., the wholly owned direct-selling subsidiary of GeneLink Biosciences, Inc. (OTCBB:GNLK), a leader in consumer genomics. The deal will provide immediate revenues.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Avon has approached Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, Inc., to replace Andrea Jung as Avon’s CEO.
Five of the direct selling industry’s top public companies—Avon, Primerica, USANA, Nu Skin and Tupperware—recently released financial results for the fourth quarter 2011 and year-ending 2011.
Euromonitor International, a world leader in strategy research for consumer markets, recently reported global online retail sales were up in 2011.