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February 2008

BioNovix Management Team Confirmed  

BioNovix, Inc.: Management Team Confirmed Communication Policies Brokerage Talks Underway

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - February 25, 2008) - BioNovix, Inc., a Delaware corporation, announced confirmation of the revised Management structure, establishment of a new communications policy, including c...

Source: Marketwire


BioNovix Management Team Confirmed
Posted 2/25/2008


Acai Berry Touted for Health  

The "acai" berry is cultivating a multi-billion-dollar juice industry.

Blueberries, grapes, pomegranates oh my! These fruits pack powerful nutrients and antioxidants which protect the body's cells from damage and disease. But there's a new berry in town. Earlier this month, Doctor Oz featured t...

Source: ABC30.com


Acai Berry Touted for Health
Posted 2/26/2008


USANA Meal Replacement Receives Approval  

USANA Health Science Inc.'s (NASDAQ: USNA) Nutrimeal' drink mix is the first meal replacement product in the Australian market to carry the coveted Glycemic Index (GI) Symbol. The GI Symbol Program is a public health initiative run by Glycemic Index Limited, which provides consumers with a credible...

Source: Ad-Hoc-News


USANA Meal Replacement Receives Approval
Posted 2/26/2008


BioNovix Confirms Management Team  

BioNovix, Inc., a Delaware corporation, announced confirmation of the revised Management structure, establishment of a new communications policy, including commencement of formal press releases, and ongoing brokerage discussions.

Background

In its first year, BioNovix produced exponential grow...

Source: Earthtimes


BioNovix Confirms Management Team
Posted 2/26/2008


ACN Headquarters Moving to North Carolina  

ACN, the largest direct selling telecommunications company in the world, today announces the upcoming consolidation of all U.S. operations to its new World Headquarters Campus in Concord, N.C., just outside Charlotte. The move creates employment opportunities in several fields.

Not all of the com...

Source: Business Wire


ACN Headquarters Moving to North Carolina
Posted 2/26/2008


Shaklee Introduces new Cinch Meal-in-a-Bars  

Shaklee Corporation, the number one natural nutrition company in the U.S. and pioneer of one of the first green household cleaners, introduced three new tasty food products to its Cinch Inch Loss Plan line -- Cinch Meal-in-a-Bars in two delicious flavors and the delectable new meal replacement, Cinc...

Source: PR Newswire


Shaklee Introduces new Cinch Meal-in-a-Bars
Posted 2/25/2008


Usana Posts Hefty Sales  

Usana reported that sales in the fourth quarter of 2007 increased by 10.8 percent and reached $108.7 million, compared with $98.1 million in the fourth quarter of the 2006 fiscal year. Its fourth quarter profit, however, fell slightly to $11.06 million, or 67 cents per share, from $11.1 million or 6...

Source: Trading Markets


Usana Posts Hefty Sales
Posted 2/25/2008


Neways Wins Court Victory  

A federal court in Utah has issued an injunction against Sisel International, LLC and five of Sisel's top distributors in Japan. Among other things, the injunction requires Sisel and these distributors to return all of Neways' distributor information in their possession and prohibits Sisel and its d...

Source: Ad-Hoc-News


Neways Wins Court Victory
Posted 2/25/2008


Travelstar Announces First Agent Conference  

The conference, scheduled for June 14-15, 2008, precedes the Vacation.com 10th Annual Conference and Trade show, June 16th to the 19th.

Travelstar Chairman and CEO Alverson stated, "By book-ending our conference with the 2008 Vacation.com dates, our agents will have the chance to attend the most...

Source: Trading Markets


Travelstar Announces First Agent Conference
Posted 2/25/2008


Herbalife SVP Exercises Options  

A senior vice president of Herbalife Ltd., which sells nutritional supplements and weight loss products, exercised options for 28,900 shares of common stock under a prearranged trading plan, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.

In a Form 4 filed with the SEC, Thomas Z...

Source: Forbes


Herbalife SVP Exercises Options
Posted 2/25/2008


Xocai in the Indianapolis Star  

Xocai dark chocolate, sold only through distributors, is advertised as "the healthy chocolate" with antioxidant-rich acai berries and blueberries. Even so, chocolate has taken a couple of health hits of late. One study linked regular eating of any chocolate to slightly weaker bones because it conta...

Source: Indianapolis Star


Xocai in the Indianapolis Star
Posted 2/25/2008


XanGo in the Boston Globe  

On stage at a sales convention, XanGo executive Joseph Morton said that when he first stumbled across mangosteen, a tropical fruit with purported curative powers, "I didn't have to have it confirmed in the New England medical journal before I would listen."

more stories like thisThe multilevel mar...

Source: Boston Globe


XanGo in the Boston Globe
Posted 2/22/2008


Longaberger Makes Cuts  

Blaming a tough economy, central Ohio's Longaberger Company has laid off 200 of its basket makers.

Spokesman Tom Matthews says the company hopes those employees will eventually be called back. He says Longaberger will begin hiring for seasonal positions soon, and the workers from the basket-making...

Source: WHIO Radio


Longaberger Makes Cuts
Posted 2/22/2008


Amway Lawsuit Dismissed  

A federal judge has tossed out a massive antitrust action brought against Amway Corp. by several Missouri distributors just before the case was set to go to trial in Springfield.

U.S. District Judge Richard E. Dorr granted Amway’s motion for summary judgment last week, abruptly ending — at least f...

Source: Kansas City Star


Amway Lawsuit Dismissed
Posted 2/22/2008


Tahitian Noni Expands HIRO Beverage Line  

Tahitian Noni International today launches HIRO(TM) Super Fruits Sparkling Black Currant, the newest addition to its popular HIRO(TM) ready-to-drink noni-based beverage line. An all natural beverage, HIRO(TM) Super Fruits Sparkling Black Currant combines the benefits of noni with black currant, appl...

Source: Earthtimes


Tahitian Noni Expands HIRO Beverage Line
Posted 2/22/2008


Home Interiors Chief to Retire  

Home Interiors & Gifts Inc. chief executive and president Richard W. "Dick" Heath said Thursday that he is retiring two years after he agreed to lead the Carrollton-based direct selling company through a restructuring.

Heather Chastain, senior vice president of sales support, has been promoted to...

Source: Dallas Morning News


Home Interiors Chief to Retire
Posted 2/22/2008


Healthy Coffee International Sets Up Marketing Arm  

The company believes that Healthy Coffee USA adds the business opportunity component to Healthy Coffee by providing an opportunity for the average person to own a coffee distribution or coffee house business without the big capital and overhead and be able to market globally via the internet.

Netw...

Source: Drinks Business Review


Healthy Coffee International Sets Up Marketing Arm
Posted 2/22/2008


Federal Appeals Court Overturns Sex Party Ban  

An appeals court has overturned a Texas statute outlawing sex toy sales.

The ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans leaves Alabama as the state with the strictest ban on such devices.

Tuesday's ruling says the Texas law making it illegal to sell or promote obscene devices...

Source: KLTV


Federal Appeals Court Overturns Sex Party Ban
Posted 2/22/2008


Passion Parties in the Ventura County Star  

Sales representative Aubri Webb stood before a group of 10 women relaxing in a living room in Oxnard. Behind her, next to the television, Webb had set up a display of adult toys, oils, fragrances and other sexual enhancement products.

"If anyone has a cell phone," Webb said, "I do recommend you pu...

Source: Ventura County Star


Passion Parties in the Ventura County Star
Posted 2/22/2008


LiveVantage Announces Asia Market Expansion  

A LifeVantage Corporation (OTCBB:LFVN) milestone was reached today, announced CEO David Brown, with the news that a marketing and licensing agreement has been signed with NutraNomics for the representation and distribution of Protandim(R) into the multi-billion dollar Asian market.

According to Li...

Source: Centre Daily Times


LiveVantage Announces Asia Market Expansion
Posted 2/22/2008


Natural Health Trends Granted Partial Dismissal of Claims  

Natural Health Trends Corp. (NASDAQ: BHIP), an international direct-selling company, announced that a court had granted its motion to dismiss certain fraud and contract claims asserted by the bankruptcy trustee of a former distributor, John Loghry. In granting the motion, the court agreed that the d...

Source: CNNMoney.com


Natural Health Trends Granted Partial Dismissal of Claims
Posted 2/22/2008


LifeVantage Announces 2Q 2007 Financials  

LifeVantage Corporation (OTCBB: LFVN), http://www.lifevantage.com, maker of Protandim(R), today announced results for its second quarter ended December 31, 2007. For the three month period ended December 31, 2007, the Company recorded net revenues of $0.8 million and a loss of $(0.4) million, or $(0...

Source: Centre Daily Times


LifeVantage Announces 2Q 2007 Financials
Posted 2/22/2008


David Webb Named XanGo US General Manager  

J. Andrew Sjoblom, Michael J. Ziouras, Adam Brezine, Stephen P. Nash and Matthew J. Smith have been elected to partnership at the law firm of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP. Sjoblom is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of cases involving...

Source: Deseret News


David Webb Named XanGo US General Manager
Posted 2/22/2008


Super Fruit Spawns Billion Dollar Business  

SALT LAKE CITY - On stage at a sales convention, XanGo executive Joseph Morton said that when he first stumbled across mangosteen, a tropical fruit with purported curative powers, "I didn't have to have it confirmed in the New England medical journal before I would listen."

The multilevel marketin...

Source: Baltimore Sun


Super Fruit Spawns Billion Dollar Business
Posted 2/22/2008


Quixtar Announces Fifth Year of Billion Dollar Sales  

Quixtar Inc. today announced fiscal 2007 sales of $1.072 billion, the fifth consecutive year in which the company surpassed the billion-dollar mark. The results represented a slight decline from the previous year's sales of $1.12 billion, which were the best in Quixtar's nine-year history.

Results...

Source: PR Newswire


Quixtar Announces Fifth Year of Billion Dollar Sales
Posted 2/22/2008


Ambit Mention on BlackNews  

Ambit Energy and Raven L. Mahdee, a top income earner in the direct sales industry, have aligned to move the largest transfer of wealth to take place during our lifetime, with the recent deregulation of the trillion dollar electricity, gas and green energy industry. Ambit Energy is a solid 2 year ol...

Source: BlackNews.com


Ambit Mention on BlackNews
Posted 2/22/2008


Pre-Paid Legal Announces Year End 2007 Results  

Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. (NYSE: PPD), announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 decreased 11% to $11.7 million from $13.2 million for the prior year's fourth quarter due to a fourth quarter 2007 charge of $2.9 million re...

Source: Biloxi Sun Herald


Pre-Paid Legal Announces Year End 2007 Results
Posted 2/22/2008


Mary Kay Shines in Indian Cosmetic Market  

MARY KAY Inc., America’s best selling brand in combined categories of skin care and colour cosmetics and one of the world’s leading direct selling companies entered Indian beauty market in September 2007. After getting an over whelming response from Indian market, Mary Kay announced the launch of it...

Source: Merinews


Mary Kay Shines in Indian Cosmetic Market
Posted 2/22/2008


Nu Skin Hikes Quarterly Dividend  

Nu Skin Enterprises today declared an increase in the quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share which will be paid on March 19, 2008 to shareholders of record on Feb. 29, 2008.

"Because of our strong cash flow, we are increasing our dividend for the sixth consecutive year," said Truman Hunt,...

Source: Salt Lake Tribune


Nu Skin Hikes Quarterly Dividend
Posted 2/22/2008


Avon Introduces Youth Extending Cream  

Stop the ageing clock and make a difference to your skin before its too late as Avon introduces revolutionary Youth Extending Cream under its Anew Retroactive+ portfolio. This first of its kind treatment from Avon’s flagship anti-ageing brand Anew helps repair your skin's hidden damage today so you...

Source: India Infoline.com


Avon Introduces Youth Extending Cream
Posted 2/22/2008


XanGo Super Fruit in the Herald Tribune  

Exotic super fruit juice spawns $1B nutrition business for one company; experts doubtful

On stage at a sales convention, XanGo executive Joseph Morton said that when he first stumbled across mangosteen, a tropical fruit with purported curative powers, "I didn't have to have it confirmed in the New...

Source: Herald Tribune


XanGo Super Fruit in the Herald Tribune
Posted 2/12/2008


Xocai in the Indystar  

Xocai dark chocolate, sold only through distributors, is advertised as "the healthy chocolate" with antioxidant-rich açai berries and blueberries.

Even so, chocolate has taken a couple of health hits of late. One study linked regular eating of any chocolate to slightly weaker bones because it cont...

Source: Npros.com


Xocai in the Indystar
Posted 2/12/2008


Longaberger Lays off 225  

Longaberger Co. is cutting 225 positions in an effort to “strengthen the company and fuel its future growth.”

Newark-based Longaberger said it is laying off 200 employees in its basketmaking operations today and that 25 senior management positions have been trimmed since December.

Longaberger ho...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch


Longaberger Lays off 225
Posted 2/12/2008


Avon Shares Rise  

Avon Products Inc., a direct seller of beauty products, said yesterday its fourth-quarter profit fell 30 per cent on restructuring costs and other charges.

The company's shares rose more than seven per cent in trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Earnings dropped to US$128.9 million, or 30 c...

Source: London Free Press


Avon Shares Rise
Posted 2/6/2008


Nu Skin Reports Fourth Quarter Results  

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. today reported fourth-quarter revenue of $306.1 million, a 6 percent improvement over the prior-year period and ahead of company guidance. Fourth-quarter net income and earnings per share were $5.9 million and $0.09, compared to...

Source: PR Newswire


Nu Skin Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Posted 2/6/2008


Travelstar Inducted in CCL Pinnacle Club  

Travelstar Inducted Into Carnival Cruise Lines' 'Pinnacle Club'

Travelstar, Inc. (OTCBB: TVLS) today announced the Company has been inducted into Carnival Cruise Lines' "Pinnacle Club."

The program was created by Carnival to acknowledge those high-volume travel agencies that meet a certain sale...

Source: Marketwire


Travelstar Inducted in CCL Pinnacle Club
Posted 2/5/2008


Tastefully Simple Toured by Manufacturers Association  

The Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association meeting on Tuesday, February 5 in Alexandria offers a variety of activities, including two plant tours and joint participation with the St. Cloud APICS chapter.

This event will kick-off with a 2:30 p.m. tour of Tastefully Simple, a direct sales company that...

Source: Alexandria Echo Press


Tastefully Simple Toured by Manufacturers Association
Posted 2/4/2008


Pre-Paid Legal Fails to Prove Damages  

Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. failed to prove it was damaged by a Mississippi lawyer's soliciting its members for possible legal action against the company, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. The 5th Circuit upheld a Mississippi judge's dismissal of the lawsuit filed by Pre-Paid Leg...

Source: NewsOK.com


Pre-Paid Legal Fails to Prove Damages
Posted 2/4/2008


Longaberger Honored by Cancer Society  

The American Cancer Society's Ohio Division announced Wednesday The Longaberger Co. has been honored with an American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award for support of breast cancer research and education.

Longaberger received the award for its commitment to Horizon of Hope, an annual fundraisi...

Source: The Newark Advocate


Longaberger Honored by Cancer Society
Posted 2/4/2008


Green Mountain Energy on Energy Central  

Buying pools may help encourage more green energy development. By combining consumers into one larger block, electricity suppliers say that they are able to leverage their buying power to bring down prices for all technologies, including renewable energy. In some cases around the country, cities a...

Source: Energy Central


Green Mountain Energy on Energy Central
Posted 2/4/2008


Mary Kay Mexico Unit Shows Strong Sales  

MONTERREY, Mexico – The late Mary Kay Ash brought her pink Cadillac down to this industrial city two decades ago and set up a direct sales operation in a country where resellers had to go to a bank first to pay for their products, then pick them up at bus stations.

On Wednesday, Dallas Mayor Tom L...

Source: Dallas Morning News


Mary Kay Mexico Unit Shows Strong Sales
Posted 2/4/2008


MonaVie Recommended in Herald Citizen  

It may seem a little depressing that so many of the foods we love are causing us harm. However, it would be nearly impossible to follow these research-proven dietary guidelines every meal every day. Also, heredity plays a role in how easily we develop these chronic diseases. Does this mean we should...

Source: Cookeville Herald Citizen


MonaVie Recommended in Herald Citizen
Posted 2/4/2008


Oprah Recommends Shaklee Products on Oprah Site  

On Oprah's site under Mind and Body the talk show host makes a positive comment and recommendation for Shaklee's Get Clean Line. Oprah is quotes as saying she loves their Source: Npros.com


Oprah Recommends Shaklee Products on Oprah Site
Posted 2/1/2008


Abunza is Launching On February 1 2008  

Abunza was co-founded by Michael Spire and Sebastian Saldarriaga in the later part of 2007. The program has been in pre-launch since September, and is preparing to launch on February 1st of 2008. Abunza offers travel certificates, software, ebooks, and your own online e-commerce store. Everything th...

Source: Webwire


Abunza is Launching On February 1 2008
Posted 2/1/2008


 

 

 


 

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