Archive for February, 2014

Mary Kay’s top salespeople are pretty in pink – Brampton Guardian

Mary Kay's top salespeople are pretty in pink
Brampton Guardian
PEEL — It's the most coveted incentive award they can win, and one of the most recognized brand symbols in the world. For the thousands of sales associates across North America, the Mary Kay pink Cadillac is a visible, tangible symbol of achievement.

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Mary Kay McMillin First Grade Students Celebrate of School 100th Day
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – First graders at the Mary Kay McMillin School room celebrated their one hundredth day of school! They were very busy taking 100 steps, making 100 chain links and painting 100 hands. The math centers challenged the students to 

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Mary Kay In Talks to Buy Shanghai Office Building for CNY820 Million — Update
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI–U.S. cosmetics company Mary Kay Inc. is in talks to buy an office building in Shanghai as part of its expansion plans in China, bucking the trend in a country where rivals have eased back. The Texas-based direct-sales beauty company said in

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Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) news: Nu Skin Enterprises: Controversial
Seeking Alpha
Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) is a multi-level marketing seller of over 200 anti-aging creme, treatments and nutritional supplements that has been one of the best stocks of the last 5 years and one of the strongest dividend growth stocks in the last decade.

Motorcar Parts of America, FLIR Systems, Herbalife, NuSkin and Avon
PR Newswire (press release)
Motorcar Parts of America (Nasdaq: MPAA-Free Report) recently delivered another impressive quarter as net sales jumped 29% and EPS more than doubled year-over-year. And once again, analysts revised their estimates significantly higher after the 

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China threatens new direct sales rules in wake of Nu Skin (NUS) scandal
A move by China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce to tighten direct selling rules in the Chinese market threatens to put a damper on companies like Herbalife (NYSE:HLF, Stock Forum), NuSkin (NYSE:NUS, Stock Forum), Amway and Mary 

Block & Leviton, Along with Salt Lake City Attorney Charles Conrad, Files A
The complaint asserts that NuSkin made false and misleading statements and omissions regarding the Company's internal controls, accounting, and the legality of its sales practices. These statements are alleged to have been false and misleading when 

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Not just Herbalife, but an entire industry selling to itself
FT Alphaville (blog)
Essential reading for anyone interested in Herbalife, it is undersold by the title — Multilevel Marketing and Pyramid Schemes in the United States: An Historical Analysis. A bit of false modesty there, as it addresses head on the problems at the heart

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Mary Kay Dedicates Two Nature Explore Classrooms in Florida and Nevada
3BL Media (press release)
It is estimated that 3-4 million children in the United States witness domestic violence in their homes each year. Research shows that nature can help with negative life stress on children and help them deal with adversity going forward. In response to

Herbalife Ripens for Suitors Dismissing Ackman: Real M&A – Bloomberg

Herbalife Ripens for Suitors Dismissing Ackman: Real M&A
For suitors willing to bet Bill Ackman is wrong, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) is a prime candidate for a buyout. Ackman's assertions that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme pit him against company backers including Carl Icahn and Bill Stiritz, chairman of Post
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) news: Why Herbalife Definitely, Surely, Assuredly Seeking Alpha

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