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October 2007

Nu Skin Wins China Innovation Award  

General Electric has been honored in Shanghai for their commitment to corporate social responsibility in China.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai held its Third Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Conference and Awards at the Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel, where GE and other companies w...

Source: China CSR


Nu Skin Wins China Innovation Award
Posted 10/31/2007


Lia Sophia Forecasts 2007 Holiday Trends  

The holidays are right around the corner and the fashion jewelry world is changing with the seasons. New styles are emerging, but residents shouldn't be too quick to toss out last year’s favorite pieces, says Bonni Davis, vice president of sales for lia sophia.

lia sophia's Top 10 Jewelry Trends...

Source: Business Wire


Lia Sophia Forecasts 2007 Holiday Trends
Posted 10/31/2007


Herbalife Brews up New Protein Shake  

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition and direct-selling company, launched a new flavor of its flagship nutritional shake, Cafe Latte Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix.

When combined with eight ounces of nonfat milk, the cafe latte protein shake is only 180 calories, and is a healthy altern...

Source: Business Wire


Herbalife Brews up New Protein Shake
Posted 10/31/2007


Quarterly Profits Dip at Pre-Paid Legal  

Higher commission payments and marketing expenses, in part, led to a 14 percent drop in third-quarter net income for Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc.

On Monday, the Ada-based company reported that its quarterly net income fell to $11.6 million, or 88 cents per diluted share, down from $13.4 million,...

Source: Tulsa World


Quarterly Profits Dip at Pre-Paid Legal
Posted 10/31/2007


Lia Sophia in the Chicago Sun  

Naperville company expands to New York

EleMental Learning, an in-home tutoring company with headquarters in Naperville, opened a practice in Long Island, N.Y., serving Suffolk and Nassau counties. EleMental Learning was founded by former classroom teacher Lori Skurka and offers personalized curri...

Source: Sun Publications Chicago


Lia Sophia in the Chicago Sun
Posted 10/31/2007


XanGo Hires Director of Marketing for XanGo Japan  

• Janette Sonnenberg of Salt Lake City recently was elected as the president of the Alliance of the American Dental Association. The organization supports the ADA through dental health education, legislative advocacy and the "well-being of the dental family." Sonnenberg is the second president from...

Source: Deseret News


XanGo Hires Director of Marketing for XanGo Japan
Posted 10/31/2007


Passion Parties in the Columbia Daily Tribune  

Using the same direct-selling business model made famous by Tupperware and Mary Kay, Passion Parties offers women in-home get-togethers featuring adult toys and “sensual aids.”

Adina Klima became a Passion Parties consultant to have more time with her family. She is one of more than 30,000 women...

Source: Columbia Daily Tribune


Passion Parties in the Columbia Daily Tribune
Posted 10/31/2007


XanGo Convention Draws 10000  

Top XanGo officials touted the Lehi-based supplements marketer Friday as quickly building toward a billion-dollar company after only five years of operation.

In front of about 10,000 of its distributors of the multilevel marketing company that sells a drink made from a Southeast Asian fruit, t...

Source: Salt Lake Tribune


XanGo Convention Draws 10000
Posted 10/31/2007


Home Interiors Introduces New Fundraising Candle  

Home Interiors and Gifts has introduced its newest fundraising candle, the Something Beautiful Spiced Apricot Petite jar candle.

The fragrance blends fresh, juicy apricots with rich notes of clove, cassis and vanilla. Approximate burn time is 48 hours. Candles are $10.99, and Home Interiors donate...

Source: Ancaster News


Home Interiors Introduces New Fundraising Candle
Posted 10/31/2007


USANA Beats Q3 Estimates  

USANA (Nasdaq: USNA) reported Q3 EPS of $0.70, 4 cents better than the analysts estimates $0.66. Revenues for the quarter were $106.2 million, versus the consensus of $106.44 million. Company sees Q4 earnings from $0.66 to $0.68 versus a consensus of $0.68. Q4 revenues sees $108 million to $110 mill...

Source: StreetInsider.com


USANA Beats Q3 Estimates
Posted 10/23/2007


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal  

Market America announced the launch of the company's Spanish Web Portal. The launch of the portal kicks off Market America's official expansion into the rapidly growing Latin market within the United States.

KNOBIAS DISCLAIMER: All statements made in this article were made by the Company and do n...

Source: Trading Markets


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal
Posted 10/23/2007


Mannatech Fires Auditor over Dispute  

Dietary supplements maker Mannatech Inc. said it fired Grant Thornton LLP as its auditor after the accounting firm demanded that Mannatech remove its current chairman and founder from all responsibilities.

The move came two months after the chairman, Sam Caster, resigned as chief executive of the...

Source: Wall Street Journal


Mannatech Fires Auditor over Dispute
Posted 10/20/2007


Mannatech Hosts Largest European Convention Thus Far  

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, hosted its annual European Convention in Munich, Germany, from September 13 – 16, 2007, drawing record attendance from international independent Associates and Members around the...

Source: Business Wire


Mannatech Hosts Largest European Convention Thus Far
Posted 10/20/2007


Mannatech Appoints BDO Seidman  

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, announced today it has appointed BDO Seidman, LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm in tandem with the release of Grant Thornton LLP.

“BDO’s experti...

Source: Business Wire


Mannatech Appoints BDO Seidman
Posted 10/20/2007


USANA Health Sciences Regains Compliance with NASDAQ Listing  

USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:USNA) announced that a Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel has determined the Company is compliant with the continued listing standards of the Nasdaq Stock Market, including the Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(14) related to the filing of periodic reports with the...

Source: Trading Markets


USANA Health Sciences Regains Compliance with NASDAQ Listing
Posted 10/20/2007


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal  

Market America announced the launch of the company's Spanish Web Portal. The launch of the portal kicks off Market America's official expansion into the rapidly growing Latin market within the United States.

KNOBIAS DISCLAIMER: All statements made in this article were made by the Company and do n...

Source: Trading Markets


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal
Posted 10/20/2007


New XanGo President Names  

XanGo, LLC, creator and market leader of the mangosteen beverage category, today announced that Kent Wood has been named President of XanGo, LLC. Wood, a founding executive, most recently served as President of Operations for the rapidly expanding Utah-based company that distributes its market-leadi...

Source: NPIcenter


New XanGo President Names
Posted 10/18/2007


Avon Branches out with Retail Stores  

Hannelore Burr loves Avon products, especially the makeup and bath items.

But unlike other customers, Burr doesn't order from a local Avon representative and then wait weeks for her products to arrive. She shops at an Avon store in the Mall at Wellington Green on Forest Hill Boulevard in Palm Beac...

Source: Sun-Sentinel.com


Avon Branches out with Retail Stores
Posted 10/18/2007


Agel in the Deseret News  

Vitamin distributors from more than 40 countries, including many Jewish and Muslim sellers from the Middle East, will converge on downtown Salt Lake this weekend. Provo-based Agel Enterprises, which started in 2005, is bringing in as many as 4,000 representatives for this year's convention at the S...

Source: Deseret News


Agel in the Deseret News
Posted 10/18/2007


New GM For Herbalife in the Philippines  

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) announced the appointment of Enrico Garcia as general manager of its business in the Philippines.

Garcia is a seasoned sales executive with an extensive resume in direct selling and retail sales. He comes to Herbalife from Nikken Philippines Inc., a direct selling compa...

Source: Business Wire


New GM For Herbalife in the Philippines
Posted 10/18/2007


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal  

Market America Mark Miller, 336-389-5824 Public Relations Specialist mmiller@marketamerica.com Market America, an innovative product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing, is pleased to announce the launch of the company's Spanish Web Portal. The launch of...

Source: PR-Inside.com


Market America Launches Spanish Web Portal
Posted 10/18/2007


Amway Sues to ID Bloggers  

The case could be called Amway versus the Internet, or some might argue, Amway versus free speech.

The Ada Township-based multi-level marketing giant this week filed a sweeping suit in Ottawa County Circuit Court against 30 people classified as John Does for disparaging the company in blogs, onli...

Source: The Grand Rapids Press


Amway Sues to ID Bloggers
Posted 10/18/2007


Quixtar Targets Bloggers  

Direct-marketing firm Quixtar Inc., a sister company of Amway Corp., has sued 30 people who anonymously posted what it considers disparaging remarks about Quixtar in blogs and online forums and in YouTube.com videos.

In the lawsuit filed this past week in Ottawa County Circuit Court, Quixtar seek...

Source: CBS News


Quixtar Targets Bloggers
Posted 10/18/2007


Agel Conference to Draw International Crowd  

When dietary supplements provider Agel Enterprises kicks off its annual meeting in Salt Lake City on Friday, hundreds of sales reps from Israel and the Muslim world will be among the convention-goers. "From the beginning we wanted to make our products available to as many cultures as possible" s...

Source: Salt Lake Tribune


Agel Conference to Draw International Crowd
Posted 10/18/2007


Shaklee in the Cherry Hill Courier Post  

Indeed, there are cleaners that are unbelievably effective at getting out any stain. These same cleaners probably rip a quarter size hole in the ozone with every squirt and cause your pets whiskers to fall out (just kidding, sort of). Try blending power with responsibility by searching for an enviro...

Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post


Shaklee in the Cherry Hill Courier Post
Posted 10/8/2007


Judge Approves Metabolife Liquidation Plan  

A judge has confirmed the liquidation plan for Metabolife International Inc. that features a $55.8 million global settlement with various creditors that have filed ephedra-related claims against the bankrupt supplement maker.

The settlement resolves 257 ephedra claims not covered by Metabolife's i...

Source: Insurance News Net


Judge Approves Metabolife Liquidation Plan
Posted 10/8/2007


Xango Inaugurates New XALO Premium Brand  

Proprietary formula, headlined by aloe, grape seed and green tea continues XanGo tradition of great-tasting nutritional products

Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 15, 2007 — Global nutritionals leader, XanGo, LLC today commenced sales of its new proprietary brand, XALO™ Juice, at a meeting where hundreds...

Source: NPIcenter


Xango Inaugurates New XALO Premium Brand
Posted 10/8/2007


Federal Court Rules in Favor of Mannatech Ambrotose Patents  

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, today announced that the federal court in the Northern District of Texas issued a Markman ruling in the company's favor against Glycobiotics International Inc., in a patent infrin...

Source: Genetic Engineering News


Federal Court Rules in Favor of Mannatech Ambrotose Patents
Posted 10/8/2007


USANA President Elected Vice Chair of DSA  

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: USNA), today announced that Dave Wentz, president of USANA, was recently elected to a second term as vice chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) Board of Directors and chairman of the Annual Meeting.

As a board officer, Wentz will help direct the DSA...

Source: Business Wire


USANA President Elected Vice Chair of DSA
Posted 10/8/2007


Judge Rules for Quixtar  

A judge has ruled in favor of Quixtar Inc. in three lawsuits involving several of the direct marketer's former distributors, saying Friday they must abide by confidentiality and noncompete clauses until their disagreements with the company can be arbitrated.

Quixtar is the name that Alticor Inc....

Source: Grand Haven Tribune


Judge Rules for Quixtar
Posted 10/8/2007


Reliv International Names Three New VPs  

Reliv International, Inc. (Nasdaq:RELV), a maker of soy-based nutritional supplements, today announced the promotion of three executives to vice president. All are new positions.

Reliv appointed Ron McCain as vice president -- sales development, Brett Hastings as vice president -- legal, and Barr...

Source: CNNMoney.com


Reliv International Names Three New VPs
Posted 10/8/2007


Quixtar Unveils Simply Nutrilite  

Quixtar Inc., the leading online health and beauty retailer, has introduced the SIMPLY NUTRILITE(TM) line of natural, nutrient-rich food bars, drinks and dietary supplements, providing a solution for fast-paced, productive consumers looking to meet their daily nutritional needs.

The SIMPLY NUTRILI...

Source: PR Newswire


Quixtar Unveils Simply Nutrilite
Posted 10/8/2007


Gold Canyon Candles Wins ASU Award  

Gold Canyon, a manufacturer of candles and other scented products, was started by Curt and Karen Waisath 10 years ago in their kitchen because Karen wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. Since then the business has exploded into a multimillion-dollar enterprise that operates a 10,000-square-foot manufact...

Source: East Valley Tribune


Gold Canyon Candles Wins ASU Award
Posted 10/8/2007


Pre-Paid Legal Launches National Media Campaign  

Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. Chairman & CEO Harland Stonecipher has announced the company's launch of our national media campaign Saturday, September 29, 2007 on Court TV at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, 10:00 a.m. Central, 9:00 a.m. Mountain and 11:00 a.m. Pacific. "The purpose of the campaign, entitled 'Ju...

Source: CNNMoney.com


Pre-Paid Legal Launches National Media Campaign
Posted 10/8/2007


Tupperware Enters New Credit Agreement  

Tupperware Brands announced today that in light of its improved operating results and pay down of approximately $150 million of debt since entering into its previous credit agreement in December 2005, it has entered into a new secured agreement with improved terms with a group of banks. The new cred...

Source: CNNMoney.com


Tupperware Enters New Credit Agreement
Posted 10/8/2007


USANA Profiled in Trading Markets  

A report and profile featuring emerging companies within the nutritional supplement industry has been released by financial courier Small Cap Voice and is now available online to the investing public.

The report will feature detailed information regarding Planet Nutrition Holdings (Pink Sheets:PN...

Source: Trading Markets


USANA Profiled in Trading Markets
Posted 10/8/2007


Gold Canyon Candles Now Available in UK  

A leader in candles, body and home products, Gold Canyon today announced the availability of its products and business opportunity in the United Kingdom, with Chester as its UK headquarters location. The site for Gold Canyon's UK distribution center has been selected in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Based...

Source: PR Newswire


Gold Canyon Candles Now Available in UK
Posted 10/8/2007


Lia Sophia in the Exeter NewsLetter  

Lia Sophia has top honors for Excellent Beginnings Program Achievers for their outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism. Associate Kelly Piecuch of Epping was recently recognized with the honor. Having just joined the fashion jewelry business, Piecuch has earned this prestigious accompl...

Source: Exeter News-Letter


Lia Sophia in the Exeter NewsLetter
Posted 10/8/2007


Herbalife Foundation Opens Program in Zambia  

The Sara Rose Children Foundation, Inc. received a grant from Herbalife Family Foundation’s Casa Herbalife program to improve its ability to serve healthier food to children living in its new facility in Kitwe, Zambia.

In response to the growing number of orphans and abandoned children affected b...

Source: dBusinessNews Los Angeles


Herbalife Foundation Opens Program in Zambia
Posted 10/8/2007


Gold Canyon Candles Targets European Market  

Fragrances from Gold Canyon Candles in southeast Chandler are wafting towards Europe.

The rapidly growing candle maker opened a headquarters branch in Chester, England, and a distribution center in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, this week , to kick off sales there.

"We absolutely look at it as a...

Source: Arizona Republic


Gold Canyon Candles Targets European Market
Posted 10/8/2007


Tahitian Noni Launches Super Juice Blends  

For the first time ever, Tahitian Noni International announced that a new limited edition blend of TAHITIAN NONI(R) Juice is now available with black currant. TAHITIAN NONI(R) Juice with Black Currant is a nutrient-rich juice that combines the benefits of noni with the heart health benefits of the b...

Source: NPIcenter


Tahitian Noni Launches Super Juice Blends
Posted 10/8/2007


Quixtar Courts Independent Minds  

Words on its opening page read, "The land of hope. The land of opportunity. The land of will. Quixtar." This opening for the Quixtar company site has already seduced hundreds of thousands of people across the nation who hope to become wealthy Independent Business Owners (IBOs). Quixtar.com is an e...

Source: Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition


Quixtar Courts Independent Minds
Posted 10/8/2007


Judge Dismisses Amway Distributors Lawsuit  

A lawsuit in which several prominent Amway distributors alleged the direct-sales giant was a pyramid scheme was dismissed today by a federal judge in Los Angeles.

Filed in August, the suit sought to free distributors from non-compete clauses imposed by Amway parent, Alticor Inc. and its Quixtar on...

Source: The Grand Rapids Press


Judge Dismisses Amway Distributors Lawsuit
Posted 10/8/2007


Tahitian Noni Opens Office in New York  

Residents in the New York area now have a Tahitian Noni™ Office and Product Center where they can easily purchase a wide variety of products based on noni, including the number-one-selling TAHITIAN NONI® Juice.

Located at 33-14 Queens Blvd. in Long Island City, the new product center is the first...

Source: Business Wire


Tahitian Noni Opens Office in New York
Posted 10/7/2007


Nu Skin Enterprises to Hold Analyst Day  

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. today announced that it will host its annual Investor Day presentation the morning of Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City. Key members of Nu Skin Enterprises' executive management team will discuss operational results and introduce 2008 plan...

Source: CNNMoney.com


Nu Skin Enterprises to Hold Analyst Day
Posted 10/7/2007


Pre-Paid Legal Posts Rise In New Associates  

Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. on Monday revealed new memberships produced and new sales associates enrolled for the 2007 third quarter, reporting a 2.7% rise in new sales associates enrolled for the period, compared to the third quarter last year. Memberships produced decreased by 0.7% while new...

Source: Trading Markets


Pre-Paid Legal Posts Rise In New Associates
Posted 10/2/2007


Xango in the FreshPlaza News  

Five years after bringing the mangosteen out of obscurity with its category-creating product, XanGo Juice, global nutritionals leader XanGo, LLC is evolving its brand to reflect its billion-dollar destination as the company continues to dominate the mangosteen supplement category.

Led by a world-c...

Source: FreshPlaza


Xango in the FreshPlaza News
Posted 10/2/2007


Relive Makes Executive Promotions  

Reliv International announced three executive promotions to vice president Wednesday.

Ron McCain was promoted to vice president of sales development. He was previously director of distributor relations.

Brett Hastings is the new vice president-legal, following his promotion from associate lega...

Source: Bizjournals.com


Relive Makes Executive Promotions
Posted 10/2/2007


EcoQuest in the LA Times  

The California Air Resources Board on Thursday banned popular in-home ozone air purifiers, saying studies have found that they can worsen conditions such as asthma that marketers claim they help to prevent.

The regulation, which the board said is the first of its kind in the nation, will require t...

Source: Los Angeles Times


EcoQuest in the LA Times
Posted 10/2/2007


 

 

 


 

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