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April 2019

ViSalus CEO Steps Down  

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2016 -- ViSalus CEO Ryan Blair today announced a new investor group and corporate restructuring designed to strengthen the company's balance sheet. As part of this transaction, Blair announced he is stepping down as CEO to devote more time to his venture capital firm and toward...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus CEO Steps Down
Posted 12/22/2016


ViSalus Launches New Consumer Initiatives for 2016  

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2016 -- As ViSalus prepares to celebrate 11 years in business, the company's continued focus on creating industry-leading high value nutritional products for consumers has never been more clear. Early results have shown that key initiatives launched at the beginning of 2016 are...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Launches New Consumer Initiatives for 2016
Posted 2/16/2016



ViSalus Launches Vi-Shape Superfood Shake  

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2016 -- Built on a decade of science and a heritage of over 3 million health transformations, ViSalus launched into 2016 by debuting its first premium superfood product, Vi-Shape® Superfood Shake. This vegan, kosher, lactose-free* and gluten-free Vi-Shape Superfood Shake formul...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Launches Vi-Shape Superfood Shake
Posted 1/19/2016



ViSalus Launches NEON Energy Drink  

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 -- ViSalus officially launched NEON Energy Drink as part of its expanding product line portfolio at its National Success Training (NST) event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 11-12. This launch marks ViSalus' entry into the canned energy drink category – furthering it...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Launches NEON Energy Drink
Posted 4/22/2015



ViSalus Announces Partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America  

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2015 -- As part of ViSalus' Project 10 Kids™ charitable giving program, the company has officially partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). The collaboration will help the non-profit organization reach their goal of 4 billion hours of physical activity and 500 mill...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Announces Partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America
Posted 4/16/2015



ViSalus Kicks Off 2015 With Worlds Largest Group Workout  

LOS ANGELES -- ViSalus is jumpstarting New Year's health and fitness resolutions in record-setting fashion with the World's Largest Simultaneous Group Workout. The headline-making event will take place January 3, 2015 at 12 p.m. in thousands of locations across 11 countries worldwide.

ViSalu...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Kicks Off 2015 With Worlds Largest Group Workout
Posted 1/1/2015



ViSalus Recognized for Excellence in Media Communications  

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2014 -- ViSalus recently received six MarCom Awards for outstanding achievement in marketing and communication in web, print and video content—giving the company a combined total of 14 awards and honors for media excellence thus far in 2014.

The MarCom Awards is a presti...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Recognized for Excellence in Media Communications
Posted 12/20/2014



ViSalus Expands into Snack Category  

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 -- Celebrating over nine years of innovation, ViSalus is revolutionizing its snack category with its launch of Vi Bites™ – a bold, new wholesome snack option available in four original varieties. Introduced for the first time to thousands of Vi Promoters and Customers at...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Expands into Snack Category
Posted 9/18/2014



ViSalus Honored with Kaltura Innovation Award and Four Telly Awards  

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 -- ViSalus, Inc., the company behind the #1 90-Day weight-loss and fitness challenge platform in North America, took home a Kaltura Innovation Award for 'Best Designed Video Experience' for the release of their Vi-Net Pro application as well as four coveted 2014 Telly Awar...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Honored with Kaltura Innovation Award and Four Telly Awards
Posted 7/31/2014



ViSalus Issued US Patent for NEURO Energy Drink Formula  

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 -- ViSalus, the company behind the #1 90-Day weight-loss and fitness platform in North America, announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,642,095 entitled, "Dietary Composition and Method of Using the Same" by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rela...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Issued US Patent for NEURO Energy Drink Formula
Posted 5/7/2014



ViSalus Presents Vi Pay with Cash  

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 -- ViSalus, Inc., the company behind the #1 90-Day weight-loss and fitness Challenge platform in North America, presents Vi Pay with Cash, a payment option designed to bring the PROJECT 10™ Challenge to consumers who use cash as opposed to other forms of payment. In parti...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Presents Vi Pay with Cash
Posted 4/29/2014



ViSalus Continues Investment in International Expansion  

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 -- ViSalus, Inc., a leading marketer of high-quality weight-management products and nutritional supplements sold direct-to-consumers through an international sales force of independent Promoters, today announced the opening of its European headquarters. Building on recent...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Continues Investment in International Expansion
Posted 4/13/2014



Detroit Free Press Reports ViSalus in Sales Spiral  

By JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press Business Writer

The founders of Troy-based nutritional supplement company ViSalus have spent the past 18 months trying to pull their once high-flying business out of its tailspin.

But ViSalus’ sales have continued to plummet since reaching $623 million in 2012, r...

Source: Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press Reports ViSalus in Sales Spiral
Posted 4/8/2014



ViSalus to Open Six New Markets During 2014  

TROY, Mich., March 14, 2014 -- ViSalus, known for its mission of helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi 90-Day Challenge, today announced that it will open five new markets in 2014, adding to its core North American market and expanding the Company's weight manageme...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus to Open Six New Markets During 2014
Posted 3/16/2014



1.2 Million Votes Cast For ViSalus Vi Model Finalists  

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2013 -- Breaking all prior records, this year's third annual ViSalus Vi Model competition will put 58 international finalists in the limelight when they take the stage during ViSalus' National Success Training (NST) event in Atlanta, November 15-17, 2013. 845 hopeful Vi Model c...

Source: Press Release


1.2 Million Votes Cast For ViSalus Vi Model Finalists
Posted 11/12/2013



Visalus Appoints Phd to Lead Research and Development  

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2013 -- As part of its ongoing commitment to fight the global obesity epidemic, ViSalus, the company known for the Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, today announced the appointment of Dr. Silvia Uribe, PhD., as Vice President, Research & Development. Dr. Uribe will be responsibl...

Source: Press Release


Visalus Appoints Phd to Lead Research and Development
Posted 10/14/2013



ViSalus Model Search Goes Global  

Vi Model Winners to Receive Exclusive Modeling Contract and be Featured on Cover of The Challenge Magazine 2014 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2013 -- ViSalus, Inc., the #1 90-day weight-loss and fitness challenge platform in North America, is searching for their 2014 Vi Models. Winners will be featured...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Model Search Goes Global
Posted 10/10/2013



Overwhelming Response To Vi Crunch Launch Crashes Snapchat  

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2013 — ViSalus, the leading weight-loss and fitness Challenge platform, inspired thousands of attendees at its Vitality Conference in Orlando to download Snapchat for clues about the company’s latest product launch. The ViSalus internal social team – whose initiatives continue...

Source: Press Release


Overwhelming Response To Vi Crunch Launch Crashes Snapchat
Posted 8/27/2013



ViSalus Focuses On Hispanic Customer Experience  

Creates Culturally Specific Programs and Materials In Response to Latino Leaders In The Field

ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2013 -- ViSalus, a company that has helped millions of people in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi Challen...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Focuses On Hispanic Customer Experience
Posted 7/26/2013



ViSalus Introduces New Breakfast Products  

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2013 -- ViSalus is innovating breakfast by offering a cereal that delivers on the promise of making the first meal of the day, the most important and nutritious meal of the day. Complementing its already proven #1 best selling meal replacement shake* and nutritional supplements...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Introduces New Breakfast Products
Posted 7/22/2013



ViSalus Reports First Quarter Sales  

TROY, Mich., May 8, 2013 -- ViSalus, known for its mission of helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, announced first quarter 2013 sales of $104.3 million compared to $136.7 million for the same period last year. ViSalus had over 70,000 independ...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Reports First Quarter Sales
Posted 5/9/2013



ViSalus Celebrates Pre-Launch Into First European Market  

Announces remaining schedule of phased expansion into the United Kingdom

TROY, Mich., April 24, 2013 -- ViSalus, the company that has helped millions of people improve their health and fitness through the Body By Vi Challenge™, celebrated on April 15th as its subsidiary, Vi (UK) Limited ("Vi UK"),...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Celebrates Pre-Launch Into First European Market
Posted 4/24/2013



ViSalus Wins Silver Telly Award  

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2013 -- ViSalus, a company that has helped millions of people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi Challenge™, won its first Silver Telly Award given by the 34th Annual Telly Awards in the Branded Content – Promotional Branding category for its rousing "Vi...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Wins Silver Telly Award
Posted 4/10/2013



ViSalus Surpasses 1B in Sales  

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2013 -- An audience of more than 10,000 celebrated the announcement of ViSalus reaching its billionth dollar sold since the company's establishment in 2005. The news was buoyed by the recent release of the company's 2012 fourth quarter sales bringing ViSalus' total 2012 annual...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Surpasses 1B in Sales
Posted 3/26/2013



ViSalus Full Year Sales Increase 171 Percent  

TROY, Mich., March 14, 2013 -- ViSalus, known for its mission of helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi™ 90-Day Challenge, announced fourth quarter 2012 sales of $126.6 million compared to $98.5 million for the same period last year, an increase of 29%. ViSalus had...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Full Year Sales Increase 171 Percent
Posted 3/17/2013



ViSalus Applies For Membership To United States Direct Selling Association  

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2013 -— ViSalus, the company that created the Body By Vi™ 90-Day Challenge, announced today that it has applied for membership with the United States Direct Selling Association (DSA). ViSalus champions personal victories and entrepreneurship through an industry-leading social m...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Applies For Membership To United States Direct Selling Association
Posted 1/24/2013



ViSalus Launches New Body by Vi 90 Day Challenge  

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013 -- As part of its commitment to help people lose weight and transform their health and fitness, ViSalus™ kicked off the New Year with the launch of the NEW Body by Vi™ 90-Day Challenge at over 400 Resolution Rally events throughout the U.S. and Canada. New in 2013, the Body...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Launches New Body by Vi 90 Day Challenge
Posted 1/9/2013



ViSalus Co-Founder Donates 1 Million to Support Entrepreneurship  

TROY, Mich., Dec. 20, 2012 — Nick Sarnicola, Co-Founder and Global Ambassador of ViSalus™, has pledged $1 million to the Sarnicola Foundation to support young, aspiring entrepreneurs.

Sarnicola grew up in a blue collar, middle class family in Grand Rapids, MI, and after being exposed to entreprene...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Co-Founder Donates 1 Million to Support Entrepreneurship
Posted 12/21/2012



ViSalus Announces Cash Dividend  

TROY, Mich., Nov. 21, 2012 -- ViSalus, known for its mission of helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, today announced that it will pay a $22 million dividend to its shareholders. As majority shareholder, Blyth will receive 72.7% of the dividen...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Announces Cash Dividend
Posted 11/21/2012



ViSalus Parent Company Reports 3rd Quarter Sales Increase of 40 Percent  

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Blyth, Inc., a direct to consumer company and leading designer and marketer of candles, accessories for the home, and health and wellness products, today reported earnings for the third quarter. Net Sales for the three months ended September 30, 2012 increased 40% t...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Parent Company Reports 3rd Quarter Sales Increase of 40 Percent
Posted 11/7/2012



ViSalus Announces New Immunity Boosting Product  

November 3, 2012, Hawthorne, CA -- Thousands of people around the country and the world have turned to ViSalus and the company’s revolutionary weight loss shakes and Body by Vi packages, and these users have seen big results, according to Body by Vi reviews. ViSalus is known for its 90 Day Challenge...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Announces New Immunity Boosting Product
Posted 11/4/2012



ViSalus Withdraws IPO  

GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 26, 2012 -– ViSalus, a subsidiary of Blyth, Inc., today withdrew its initial public offering due to uncertain market conditions. ViSalus has achieved Net Sales growth in excess of 450% in the first half of 2012; however, management believes that current market conditions are...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Withdraws IPO
Posted 9/26/2012



ViSalus Donates Product to Help Feed Hungry Children  

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2012 -- ViSalus™, known for its mission of helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi™ 90-Day Challenge, has donated $1.2 million worth of its all natural "mini-meal" Nutra-Cookies™ to the Huntington Area Food Bank (HAFB) located in West Virginia....

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Donates Product to Help Feed Hungry Children
Posted 9/25/2012



ViSalus Files for IPO  

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 16, 2012 -- Blyth, Inc. today announced that ViSalus has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a potential initial public offering ("IPO") of its Class A common stock. The registration statement has been filed by FVA V...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Files for IPO
Posted 8/16/2012



ViSalus Parent Company Reports Record 2nd Quarter Sales  

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 3, 2012 -- Blyth, Inc., a direct to consumer company and leading designer and marketer of candles, accessories for the home, and health and wellness products, today reported earnings for the second quarter. Net Sales for the three months ended June 30, 2012 increased 70% to $3...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Parent Company Reports Record 2nd Quarter Sales
Posted 8/4/2012



ViSalus Powers Ocean Explorers for Historic Arctic Row  

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2012 -- As ViSalus(TM) continues to challenge people to pursue their health goals with the growing, groundbreaking "90 Day Challenge" platform, four explorers and scientists have chosen to pursue a historic self-powered Arctic Row from Canada to Russia as their personal challen...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Powers Ocean Explorers for Historic Arctic Row
Posted 7/13/2012



ViSalus Appoints Chief Technology Officer  

July 10, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi™ 90-Day Challenge, today announced the appointment of Aldo Moreno as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Moreno is a member of ViSalus' senior executive team and reports directly to Ryan Blair, ViSalus Co-Founder...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Appoints Chief Technology Officer
Posted 7/11/2012



ViSalus Names Janice Jackson Chief Brand Officer  

LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, today announced its appointment of Janice Jackson to Chief Brand Officer. Jackson is a member of ViSalus' senior executive team and reports directly to Ryan Blair, Co-Founder an...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Names Janice Jackson Chief Brand Officer
Posted 6/9/2012



ViSalus Appoints Paul Noack President  

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi™ 90-Day Challenge, today announced the appointment of Paul Noack as its President. Noack is responsible for developing and managing international markets, operating the global supply chain, and enhan...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Appoints Paul Noack President
Posted 6/8/2012



ViSalus Announces Record Breaking First Quarter Sales  

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, today announced first quarter 2012 sales of $136.7 million compared to $20.0 million for the same period last year. The Company had over 92,000 independent Promoters at the end o...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Announces Record Breaking First Quarter Sales
Posted 5/4/2012



ViSalus Receives DSN Bravo Growth Award  

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, broke into the Direct Sales Industry Top 100 Global Companies List at #47. As a result, ViSalus was awarded the prestigious DSN Bravo Growth Award by top industry trade Direct...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Receives DSN Bravo Growth Award
Posted 5/1/2012



ViSalus Joins American Dream Series to Inspire Military Veterans  

Ryan Blair, ViSalus CEO to Headline Entrepreneur Episode

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, has partnered with Fascination Entertainment Corporation to help veterans and their spouses bolster economic secur...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Joins American Dream Series to Inspire Military Veterans
Posted 4/25/2012



ViSalus Vi Net Swipe Launch Fully Mobilizes Sales Force  

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2012 -- ViSalus, the number one challenge marketing company with its Body by Vi(TM) 90-Day Challenge, today launched "Vi-Net Swipe," furthering ViSalus' technological lead by allowing its sales force Promoters to enhance customer experience via a quick, safe and secure mobile...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Vi Net Swipe Launch Fully Mobilizes Sales Force
Posted 3/26/2012



Kansas City Declares March 24 ViSalus Day  

Kansas City, Missouri March 21, 2012 -- Kansas City’s Mayor Pro Tem, Cindy Circo will officially declare March 24, 2012 as “ViSalus Day” during the ViSalus National Training Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center. Kansas City has hosted numerous ViSalus training conferences since 2007, brin...

Source: Press Release


Kansas City Declares March 24 ViSalus Day
Posted 3/21/2012



ViSalus Chief Sales Officer Steps Down  

ViSalus Chief Sales Officer Nick Sarnicola Leaves Corporate Role to Become a ViSalus Distributor Sarnicola brings with him former ViSalus Vice President of Sales Mike Craig to break records in the Network Marketing Industry.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2010 -- ViSalus Sciences Co-Founde...

Source: Press Release


ViSalus Chief Sales Officer Steps Down
Posted 1/13/2010



ViSalus Hires Former Herbalife Exec  

ViSalus Sciences Hires Audrey Sommerfeld as Vice President of Marketing and Brand Development

ViSalus Sciences, a leading wellness company and maker of the patented Vi-PAK, an advanced anti-aging and energy system, has announced the hiring of Audrey Sommerfeld as Vice President of Marketing and Br...

Source: PR Web


ViSalus Hires Former Herbalife Exec
Posted 2/4/2007



ViSalus Sciences added to Npros.com Directory  

ViSalus Sciences has been added to the Npros.com home based business directory. ViSalus is a privately owned company with headquarters in Troy, Michigan.

CEO Ryan Blair was formerly founder of 24 x 7 Tech and SkyPipeline.

VaSalus markets a line of nutritionals created by Dr. Michael Siedman....

Source: Npros.com


ViSalus Sciences added to Npros.com Directory
Posted 3/22/2006



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