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October 2006

Lia Sophia Invites on DM News  

Lia Sophia invites Internet to the party

While some party plan businesses see the Internet’s direct marketing model as incompatible with their lifeblood — the in-home party — costume jewelry direct seller Lia Sophia has embraced the online channel wholeheartedly.

Lia Sophia, known as Lady Reming...

Source: DM News


Lia Sophia Invites on DM News
Posted 10/30/2006


Mannatech Issues Statement  

Mannatech Issues Statement

Oct 30, 2006 COPPELL, TX MARKET WIRE

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX) today announced that the company had not been contacted by the Texas Attorney General's office regarding any investigations, in response to reports published on Friday, October 27, 2006. Manna...

Source: Mannatech


Mannatech Issues Statement
Posted 10/30/2006


Million Wishes Press Release  

MILLION WISHES A New Accessories-Driven At-Home Sales Venture Where Friends Share A Passion For Fashion & Financial Freedom

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- What do women enjoy most when they get together? Catching up on the latest gossip? Sharing fashion tips? Laughing out loud? Shoppi...

Source: Npros.com


Million Wishes Press Release
Posted 10/30/2006


New Partylite President Appointed  

Blyth, Inc. Announces Direct Selling Segment North American Management Alignment

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in home decor and home fragrance products, today announced the appointment of JP Trottier to President, PartyLite U.S. and Vice President...

Source: Press Release


New Partylite President Appointed
Posted 10/30/2006


Tahitian Noni Article  

Treating ailments with 'wonder-juice'

A new wave of elixirs promise miraculous properties, from treating depression to tackling cancer.

It's about the size of a potato, ripens to a yellowish hue and has been used by the Polynesians for centuries. It is called the noni fruit and while it doesn't...

Source: Stuff.co.nz


Tahitian Noni Article
Posted 10/30/2006


Quixtar Launches New Energy Drink Flavor  

Quixtar's new Cola Blast XS Energy Drink offers an energy boost in America's favorite flavor.

October 28, 2006 -- Quixtar's newest XS Energy Drink, Cola Blast, gives cola drinkers the blast of energy they want and the flavor they love, without the empty sugars or carbs used in most cola-flavored s...

Source: PR Web


Quixtar Launches New Energy Drink Flavor
Posted 10/29/2006


FemOne Announces Name Change to ACTIS  

FemOne Announces Its Name Change to ACTIS Global Ventures, Inc.; Company Receives New Ticker Symbol

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FemOne, Inc., a publicly held Nevada Corporation , announced today a name change to ACTIS Global Ventures, Inc. and effective Monday, July 10, 2006...

Source: NBC 3


FemOne Announces Name Change to ACTIS
Posted 10/29/2006


FemOne BIOPRO division launches Whole Food Nutrition  

BIOPRO Technology, a division of FemOne, Inc. a publicly held Nevada corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: FEMO) announced the launch of its new whole food nutrition product, BIOPRODUCE(TM). BIOPRODUCE is a highly concentrated whole food supplement to be taken daily in two formulations, Fruits and Berries,...

Source: NewsTarget


FemOne BIOPRO division launches Whole Food Nutrition
Posted 10/29/2006


Earnings Surge at Pre-Paid Legal Services  

Earnings surge at Pre-Paid Legal Services

Lower commissions -- down to $31.4 million from $37.4 million -- contribute to higher net income. Lower commissions helped boost third-quarter net income 55 percent at Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc.

The Ada-based company reported Monday that it earned...

Source: Npros.com


Earnings Surge at Pre-Paid Legal Services
Posted 10/28/2006


Texas AG Probing Mannatech  

Texas Attorney General probing Mannatech

Commentary: Focus on health claims for nutritional supplements

SAN DIEGO (MarketWatch) -- The Texas Attorney General's office is investigating and has considered taking legal action against Mannatech, a fast-growing manufacturer of nutritional supplement...

Source: MarketWatch


Texas AG Probing Mannatech
Posted 10/28/2006


Lia Sophia a hit on college campuses  

Trend gives students a new way to party

Jewelry. Paper money. Gift certificates.

It may not be your typical Penn State party, but this gathering offers a different atmosphere.

Jewelry parties are becoming more popular across the country, as well as in the college scene.

"I think it's just a...

Source: The Daily Collegian


Lia Sophia a hit on college campuses
Posted 10/26/2006


WorldVentures announces training speaker  

WorldVentures Marketing, LLC (WorldVentures™) Announces Renowned Author Dr. Charles King as Speaker at San Diego Training

Dallas, TX (PRWEB via PRWeb) October 25, 2006 -- Co-Founders Mike Azcue and Wayne Nugent of WorldVentures, an online travel company and host agency for home-based agents, annou...

Source: PR Web


WorldVentures announces training speaker
Posted 10/25/2006


BookWise on MediaBistro  

Getting Wise to Bookwise

So there's this new book club in the works called Bookwise...excuse me, I mean "a book club/network marketing company with a structure that is unique to both the book and network marketing industries."* How does it work? Well, according to the corporate FAQ, "Our network o...

Source: MediaBistro


BookWise on MediaBistro
Posted 10/25/2006


LifeSpan International Enters Into Agreement With Optigenex  

LifeSpan International Inc. Enters Into Agreement With Optigenex Inc. to Market and Distribute Proprietary Skin Care Products and Supplements

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optigenex Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OPGX) announced today the signing of a Marketing, Distribution and Trade...

Source: PR Newswire


LifeSpan International Enters Into Agreement With Optigenex
Posted 10/24/2006


Trial Starts for PurchasePro Founder  

Federal trial starts today for PurchasePro founder

LEXINGTON NATIVE JOHNSON ACCUSED OF CONSPIRACY, FRAUD IN INFLATING REVENUES

WASHINGTON - Lexington native Charles E. "Junior" Johnson is set to go on trial today in federal court in Alexandria, Va., for his role in the boom, then bust, of Purcha...

Source: Kentucky Herald Leader


Trial Starts for PurchasePro Founder
Posted 10/24/2006


Partylite Parent Blyth Declines on Downgrade  

Blyth Declines on Analyst Downgrade

NEW YORK — Shares of Blyth Inc., which makes candles and other home accessories, fell Monday after an analyst downgraded the company, citing high raw material costs and stalling momentum in the company's direct selling business.

Shares tumbled $2.30, or 8.9 pe...

Source: Chron.com


Partylite Parent Blyth Declines on Downgrade
Posted 10/24/2006


USO Gives Beauti Control Beauty Treatments  

USO offers military wives, mothers a beautiful day

About 20 women carrying the heavy load of supporting a family with a soldier deployed to war or caring for their injured loved ones at local military hospitals were able to shed their worries Sunday to indulge in some pampering.

While the firs...

Source: MY SA


USO Gives Beauti Control Beauty Treatments
Posted 10/24/2006


USO Gives Mary Kay Beauty Treatments  

USO offers military wives, mothers a beautiful day

About 20 women carrying the heavy load of supporting a family with a soldier deployed to war or caring for their injured loved ones at local military hospitals were able to shed their worries Sunday to indulge in some pampering.

While the firs...

Source: MY SA


USO Gives Mary Kay Beauty Treatments
Posted 10/24/2006


Herbalife Launches Best Defense  

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition direct-selling company, is launching Best Defense™, an effervescent tablet that boosts the body’s immune system.

The dietary supplement contains a powerful combination of echinacea, standardized as 15 percent polysacchari...

Source: Press Release


Herbalife Launches Best Defense
Posted 10/24/2006


Univera LifeSciences Growth Continues  

Univera Life Sciences Growth Continues with Two New Sales Directors: Dave Fleming, USA and David Nash, Canada

Lacey, WA – October 23, 2006: Univera LifeSciences, the world’s leading healthy- aging relationship marketing company, announces the hiring of Dave Fleming to the position of Director of...

Source: NPI Center


Univera LifeSciences Growth Continues
Posted 10/24/2006


XanGo puts Flavonoids in the spotlight  

XanGo Puts Mangosteen Flavonoids in the Spotlight

Consumers receive more than xanthone benefits in whole fruit mangosteen supplement

October 19, 2006 - LEHI, UT- XanGo, LLC, creator of the mangosteen dietary supplement category is expanding its consumer education campaign with a focus o...

Source: NPI Center


XanGo puts Flavonoids in the spotlight
Posted 10/23/2006


Mary Kay Cosmetics in the News  

In the pink

Local women find career happiness with Mary Kay company

Before finding her dream job, Kristen Marks was a practicing attorney. Emily Sims was vice president of a wireless company. Cari Pettit was a human resources manager. And Michele Larson was an administrative assistant.

The fou...

Source: Pensacola News Journal


Mary Kay Cosmetics in the News
Posted 10/22/2006


Celebrations by Lillian Vernon Closes  

From Celebrations by Lillian Vernon:

July 28, 2006--Effective today, Lillian Vernon has made the decision to close the Everyday Celebrations Division (D/B/A Celebrations by Lillian Vernon) as of September 30th. Although we believe this could be a viable business, Sun Capital has made the decision...

Source: Npros.com


Celebrations by Lillian Vernon Closes
Posted 10/22/2006


Xango Donation Funds SCERA Theater Renovation  

Aging SCERA gaining new luster

5-year-plan aims to turn building into a state-of-the-art facility

OREM — At 73 years old, the SCERA theater is getting a makeover. Jason Olson, Deseret Morning NewsEric Mansfield works to remove seats from the SCERA theater Wednesday as part of a project to renov...

Source: Desert News


Xango Donation Funds SCERA Theater Renovation
Posted 10/21/2006


ITV Ventures tops MLM Rankings September Update  

ITV Ventures topped the MLMRankings.com September update for increase in internet interest metrix.

Visit MLMRankings.com for more details.

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Source: MLMRankings.com


ITV Ventures tops MLM Rankings September Update
Posted 10/19/2006


Reliv International Makes Forbes 200 List  

Forbes included four St. Louis-area companies on its list of America's 200 Best Small Companies: Reliv, Panera, Talx and Cass.

Chesterfield, Mo.-based Reliv International Inc. (Nasdaq: RELV) moved up this year to the No. 14 spot from a ranking of 43rd in 2005. This marks the second consecutive ye...

Source: Forbes


Reliv International Makes Forbes 200 List
Posted 10/17/2006


XanGo in the Salt Lake Tribune  

XanGo creators squeeze their business from an exotic fruit called mangosteen

Once a year, usually in November, Salt Lake City turns orange-side-out as thousands of XanGo distributors, clad in the company's signature color, descend on downtown for their annual convention. But look closer and you'll...

Source: XanGo


XanGo in the Salt Lake Tribune
Posted 10/17/2006


Pharmanex g3 in the news  

Superfruits may be your superfriends

THEY are called superfruits.

One is scientifically proven to have 70 times more lycopene than tomatoes and 10 times more beta-carotene than carrots. Another has 40 times more zeaxanthin than corn and 60 times more Vitamin C than oranges. Combined together, t...

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer


Pharmanex g3 in the news
Posted 10/17/2006


Lia Sophia added to Npros Directory  

Lia Sophia has been added to the Npros.com home based business directory.

Lia Sophia, formerly known as ACT II Jewelry - Lady Remington markets fine jewelry and accessories through home parties and direct marketing....

Source: Npros.com


Lia Sophia added to Npros Directory
Posted 10/14/2006


Univera LifeSciences names new Executive VP  

Wes Huff Named Executive VP Operations for Univera LifeSciences

Lacey, WA – October 11, 2006: Univera LifeSciences, the world’s leading healthy- aging relationship marketing company, announced the hiring of E. Wesley Huff to the position of Executive Vice President Operations.

“We are very ple...

Source: NPI Center


Univera LifeSciences names new Executive VP
Posted 10/14/2006


Shaklee Goes Green  

Shaklee Corporation Goes Green, Becomes EPA Climate Leader

Nutrition Company to Offset 100 Percent of Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions for 2006-2009

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2006--As part of its continued commitment to sustainable practices, Shaklee Corporation (http://www.shak...

Source: Press Release


Shaklee Goes Green
Posted 10/14/2006


Nu Skin in BusinessWeek online  

Nu Skin's Blemish Is Clearing Up

In July, 2005, when China banned direct-sellers from doing business there without a license, Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS ) (NUS) got clobbered: Sales of its skin-care and nutritional products, which had boomed for three years in China, plunged in just weeks from $1...

Source: BusinessWeek online


Nu Skin in BusinessWeek online
Posted 10/14/2006


Interview with Burnlounge CoFounder  

An Interview with Burnlounge Co-Founder Stephen Murray

DMW recently spoke with Stephen Murray, Co-Founder, President of Entertainment & Chief Creative Officer of Burnlounge, a New York-based community-powered digital download music service, to discuss their service and business model.

Click the...

Source: DMW


Interview with Burnlounge CoFounder
Posted 10/14/2006


XanGo on Action 4 News  

Call 4 Action: Controversial Marketing For XanGo Juice

PITTSBURGH -- How would you like to try a juice that can cure all sorts of diseases and infections?

There's controversy over how this health drink has allegedly been marketed.

The government has sent a warning to the makers of the produc...

Source: WTAE TV


XanGo on Action 4 News
Posted 10/14/2006


EuroPharma Selected by Chicken Soup Supplements  

EuroPharma Selected As Exclusive Research And Development Team for Chicken Soup for the Soul™ Supplements

EuroPharma’s president Terry Lemerond has developed an exclusive line of supplements for the Chicken Soup for the Soul® brand, marrying the abilities and efforts of two organizations with a t...

Source: Health Strategy Consulting


EuroPharma Selected by Chicken Soup Supplements
Posted 10/10/2006


Prosperity Automated System Targeted by SEC  

Internet Pyramid Scheme Alleged

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking to shut down a network of 25,000 websites, accusing operators of running a $15-million pyramid scheme that promises to shower participants with easy cash.

Prosperity Automated System, which bills itself as a marke...

Source: LA Times


Prosperity Automated System Targeted by SEC
Posted 10/1/2006


Mannatech Launches PhytoMatrix  

Mannatech Introduces a Revolutionary Advancement in Vitamin, Mineral and Phytochemical Supplementation (press release)

Mannatech, Incorporated (Nasdaq: MTEX), announced today it plans to introduce PhytoMatrix, the nutrition industry's first supplement containing fully standardized and completely p...

Source: News Target


Mannatech Launches PhytoMatrix
Posted 10/1/2006


Woman Earns 12th Mary Kay Cadillac  

Woman earns 12th Cadillac while battling breast cancer

Pink has been a monumental color for Denise Kucharski - in good times and in bad.

The Wichita Falls woman has earned her 12th free pink Cadillac from Mary Kay Inc., a feat made possible after 26 years selling makeup and cosmetics for the Te...

Source: Times Record News


Woman Earns 12th Mary Kay Cadillac
Posted 10/1/2006


 

 

 


 

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