Sales in the beauty and personal care industry totaled $68.7 billion in the U.S. and $433.4 billion globally in 2012. According to a Euromonitor International forecast, the U.S. industry will reach $81.7 billion by 2017, with 3 to 4 percent annual growth over the next five years.
Provo, Utah-based Nu Skin Enterprises has seen Greater China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, surpass Japan as the company’s top market.
At the ongoing 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival, Thomson Reuters released a new global survey titled, “The Professional Revolution.”
For the past five years, Living Goods has been using direct selling to advance health and entrepreneurship in Uganda.
The UK Direct Selling Association (UK DSA) released new figures today revealing that the number of direct sellers under 25 increased by nearly a third (29 percent) in 2012.
The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) and the U.S. Direct Selling Association (U.S. DSA) held a joint press conference on June 10 to announce 2012 Direct Selling business results.
Earlier this year, Los Angeles-based Herbalife expanded its outreach to Latin consumers as the first-ever official nutrition sponsor of the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards.
At its 2013 Annual Meeting, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) released the results of its Annual Growth & Outlook Survey.
The European personal-care market continues to produce strong figures despite a poor economic climate, according to Cosmetics Europe, The Personal Care Association.
Following a strong performance in India last year (sales rose 50 percent in the third quarter alone), Tupperware is taking further steps to build its presence in the country.