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August 2009

Moxxor Tops MLMRankings for July 2009  

MLM Startup Moxxor, headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, topped out the July update from MLMRankings.com as the home business with the highest gain in consumer interest and awareness for the month.

With an impressive 11.84% gain over the last metrix period, Moxxor and their flagship produc...

Source: Npros.com


Moxxor Tops MLMRankings for July 2009
Posted 8/30/2009


Herbalife Launches Casa Herbalife in India  

The Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) has established a Casa Herbalife program at the SOS Children’s Village in Bangalore, India to help support the center to provide good nutrition to children in need.

Approximately 400 children are cared for at the Bangalore location, which is one of more than...

Source: Business Wire


Herbalife Launches Casa Herbalife in India
Posted 8/30/2009


USANA Bring in Larry King to Answer Questions  

Emphasizing that Usana Health Sciences is not afraid to answer questions about what distinguishes its multilevel marketing approach from a Ponzi scheme, the company brought in master questioner Larry King to probe the issue.

King's appearance was a surprise for the 8,000 Usana sales associates wh...

Source: Salt Lake Tribune


USANA Bring in Larry King to Answer Questions
Posted 8/30/2009


Evolv Names Anne Bodak VP of Sales  

EvolvHealth LLC announced today it has named health industry executive Anne M. Bodak its Vice President for Sales. In her new role, which becomes effective August 26, Bodak will be responsible for the field sales efforts and education initiatives for Evolv, a nutraceutical beverage company. The comp...

Source: Npros.com


Evolv Names Anne Bodak VP of Sales
Posted 8/29/2009


XanGo Hosts Thai Government Delegation  

LEHI, Utah

The founders of XanGo and the company executives hosted a trade delegation representing the Royal Thai Government. The delegation was led by Chantira J. Vivatrat, executive director of Thai Trade Center in Los Angeles and commercial consul to the Royal Thai Consulate Los Angeles. During...

Source: Npros.com


XanGo Hosts Thai Government Delegation
Posted 8/29/2009


Groundbreaking for Melaleuca Expansion  

Melaleuca Inc., which manufactures nutritional and pharmaceutical products, will hold a ground breaking ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday for a $22 million expansion of its Forks of the River distribution center.

The new 231,000-square-foot distribution center at 5301 National Drive will have five inco...

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel


Groundbreaking for Melaleuca Expansion
Posted 8/27/2009


Isagenix Named Among Fastest Growing Companies  

Chandler, AZ, August 18, 2009 -- The rapid growth of Isagenix® has earned the World Leader in Nutritional Cleansing™ a spot on Inc. magazine's 2009 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year.

Moving up 185 spots from last year, Isagenix ranked No...

Source: PR-Inside.com


Isagenix Named Among Fastest Growing Companies
Posted 8/27/2009


Reliv Launches New Products and Tools  

International, Inc. (Nasdaq: RELV), a nutrition and direct selling company, launched new products and business tools for its independent distributors here at its 21st annual international conference, which took place Aug. 13-15.

Highlights of the conference included:

The launch of a new family o...

Source: SYS-CON Media


Reliv Launches New Products and Tools
Posted 8/27/2009


Xocai in the Montgomery County Online  

Can chocolate really be good for you?

While many of us have thought that was the case for many years a trio of Crawfordsville individuals have taken that idea to the next level and have opened a Xocai business here in Montgomery County and are more than willing to show that indeed chocolate can b...

Source: thepaper24-7.com


Xocai in the Montgomery County Online
Posted 8/27/2009


Mannatech Suspends Dividend  

COPPELL, Texas - Diet supplement and skin care company Mannatech Inc. suspended its quarterly dividend on Friday, citing its recent financial performance.

The company said it paid over $2 million in dividends last year. It said it needs to save the money to pay for initiatives aimed at boosting sa...

Source: CNBC


Mannatech Suspends Dividend
Posted 8/27/2009


Jury Awards Million Dollar Verdict Against Advocare  

Dallas Jury Returns $1.9 Million Verdict Against Nutritional Supplement Provider AdvoCare

A Dallas jury has awarded a $1.9 million verdict against AdvoCare International L.P., a Carrollton, Texas-based multi-level marketer and supplier of nutritional supplements and skincare products. Following a...

Source: Npros.com


Jury Awards Million Dollar Verdict Against Advocare
Posted 8/27/2009


MLMRankings Posts 2009 Updates  

MLMRankings posts August 2009 Update

 

 

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Source: Npros.com


MLMRankings Posts 2009 Updates
Posted 8/27/2009


Oprah Suing MonaVie  

According to news from ABC 4 in Sandy, Utah, MonaVie is one of many companies Oprah Winfrey is suing for alleged misuse of her name and image to sell nutritional supplements such as Acai extracts without her permission.

Winfrey and Dr. Memhet Oz have filed suit against 40 companies either sellin...

Source: Npros.com


Oprah Suing MonaVie
Posted 8/24/2009


Tastefully Simple Helps Fight Childhood Hunger  

From the Echo Press:

Tastefully Simple consultants from across the country will come together on August 12 to help fight childhood hunger in Minnesota.

More than 100 consultants will donate more than 450 hours of time to the cause, and Share Our Strength will present $7,500 to several Minneapoli...

Source: Npros.com


Tastefully Simple Helps Fight Childhood Hunger
Posted 8/19/2009


Zer01 Severs Relationship with Buzzirk  

According to a press release from Zer01, the company has disolved their relationship with Buzzirk Mobile based on breach of contract.

Zer01 claims in their press release that due to violations of their agreement made by Buzzirk Mobile, Zer01 Mobile has concluded as of today their business relatio...

Source: Npros.com


Zer01 Severs Relationship with Buzzirk
Posted 8/18/2009


Zer01 in PC World  

Zer01 Mobile, the company that says it can deliver a true unlimited mobile-phone service, announced on Thursday that it has ended its relationship with network marketing company Global Verge.

It's unclear now who will sell the service, which was supposed to launch on July 1, but as of yet has not...

Source: PC World


Zer01 in PC World
Posted 8/16/2009


Xocai in the Bugle Observer  

There's a new trend in health foods and if you haven't head about it yet, the chances are you soon will.

In an enterprising move, a 'sinful' snack food – chocolate candy – that is typically loaded with empty calories and fillers has been transformed into a tasty product packed with antioxidants an...

Source: Bugle-Observer


Xocai in the Bugle Observer
Posted 8/16/2009


Tastefully Simple Helps Fight Childhood Hunger  

Tastefully Simple consultants from across the country will come together on August 12 to help fight childhood hunger in Minnesota.

More than 100 consultants will donate more than 450 hours of time to the cause, and Share Our Strength will present $7,500 to several Minneapolis-based hunger-fighting...

Source: Alexandria Echo Press


Tastefully Simple Helps Fight Childhood Hunger
Posted 8/16/2009


Longaberger Hosting Tailgate Party  

Ohio-based basket making company Longaberger will host a tailgate party from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Tundra Lodge Resort & Waterpark, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay.

The event is free and open to the public and will feature the company's team spirit baskets in green and gold for Green Bay Pac...

Source: Green Bay Press Gazette


Longaberger Hosting Tailgate Party
Posted 8/16/2009


Scentsy Wins National Direct Sales Awards  

Three Idaho companies were among the five to receive awards this summer from the Direct Selling Association, a national trade group for firms that manufacture and distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers.

Scentsy, Inc., a five-year-old wickless candle maker based in Meridian, recei...

Source: Idaho Business Review


Scentsy Wins National Direct Sales Awards
Posted 8/16/2009


Herbalife Purchasing Lab  

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) entered into a definitive agreement to buy the Micelle Laboratories contract manufacturing operation in Lake Forest, Calif., to expand Herbalife’s global manufacturing capabilities. Since 1985, Micelle has served as a contract manufacturing partner for Herbalife; Micelle as...

Source: Natural Products Industry Insider


Herbalife Purchasing Lab
Posted 8/16/2009


Court Tosses Joystar Lawsuit v Former Agent  

The federal courts dismissed a lawsuit brought in March by bankrupt host agency Joystar against Drew Axelrod, one of its former independent contractors and the lead agent in the successful effort to force Joystar into bankruptcy.

The case had been filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, w...

Source: Travel Weekly


Court Tosses Joystar Lawsuit v Former Agent
Posted 8/16/2009


MonaVie on Inc Magazine Top 500 List  

SALT LAKE CITY

Inc. magazine (www.inc.com) today announced its 28th annual Inc. 500/5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. With over 27 million businesses registered in the United States, the Inc. 500 list represents the top-tier businesses in America today. Mo...

Source: Business Wire


MonaVie on Inc Magazine Top 500 List
Posted 8/16/2009


Zrii Appoints New Vice President  

Zrii, LLC (www.zrii.com) announced this week the appointment of Marvin Higbee to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, reporting to CEO and Founder William Farley. Higbee will oversee Zrii's sales and marketing functions, with other duties as directed by Mr. Farley.

"I am delighted...

Source: PR Web


Zrii Appoints New Vice President
Posted 8/15/2009


Silpada Designs on ABC7  

Between the economy and unemployment, more people are taking the direct approach. Direct sales translate into selling products to customers without having a retail store and the large inventory that goes with it. And while the potential for big profits are there, so are some pitfalls if you don't do...

Source: abc7.com


Silpada Designs on ABC7
Posted 8/12/2009


Scentsy Mentioned in Idaho Statesman  

It's an interesting concept: wickless scented candles that don't use flame, but rather melt from the heat of a 25-watt bulb in a decorative candle warmer. Even without a salesperson's insistence that "scents bring people together," you might be inclined to make a purchase, just to see what all the f...

Source: IdahoStatesman.com


Scentsy Mentioned in Idaho Statesman
Posted 8/12/2009


Market America Expanding into Philippines  

Already in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Market America is expanding further into Asia with plans to start operations in the Philippines by spring 2010.

The Greensboro-based company, which markets and sells everything from cosmetics to furniture from its Web site and network of independent distributors, h...

Source: Triad Business Journal


Market America Expanding into Philippines
Posted 8/12/2009


Scentsy New Distribution Center to Create 100 Jobs  

Scentsy Inc., an Idaho-based party plan company, has announced plans to open a new distribution center in Lexington that will create 70 to 100 new jobs by the end of 2009. Scentsy specializes in scented, wickless candles that are heated in decorative ceramic warmers. The company has more than 35,000...

Source: Npros.com


Scentsy New Distribution Center to Create 100 Jobs
Posted 8/12/2009


Zer01 Service Still Vapor  

PCWorld reports that Buzzirk / Global Verge's Zer01 service is still vapor, and distributors are empty handed a month after the official launch.

Further delays and leadership changes have pushed out the launch of Zer01's "unlimited everything" mobile phone service, casting further doubt about whet...

Source: Npros.com


Zer01 Service Still Vapor
Posted 8/11/2009


LifeVantage Trims Operating Costs  

San Diego-based supplements and beauty products company LifeVantage Corp. (OTCBB:LFVN) has implemented cost reduction initiatives designed to reduce operating costs while increasing efficiency and productivity throughout the company. In February of this year, LifeVantage announced that a 52-person...

Source: Npros.com


LifeVantage Trims Operating Costs
Posted 8/11/2009


Silpada Designs on NBC40  

Silpada Designs received mention on NBC40 in an article about direct sales:

...EGG HARBOR CITY-- A business that began with two women setting aside $25 dollars of their grocery money to invest in sterling silver jewelry 12 years ago has transformed into a multi million-dollar direct sales business...

Source: Npros.com


Silpada Designs on NBC40
Posted 8/11/2009


 

 

 


 

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