Once Teachers, Now Reps

The Ledger: Katy Brannen, who left teaching in June, took a more entrepreneurial route in April, when she joined the Mary Kay sales force. For Brannen, independently selling color cosmetics, fragrances and skin care products meant taking...
The Santa Barbara Independent: As Vector Marketing braces for a pending $13 million California class action settlement that will be finalized in the next few weeks, the company is making a national push to shed its...
Financial Post: The Direct Sellers Association of Canada (DSA) awarded Niagara Falls resident Rhancha Connell, National Sales Promotion Manager of Vector Marketing Canada Corporation, with the Distinguished Service Award at the association’s annual conference in Banff,...
Local News 8: Meridian-based Scentsy Inc. is challenging communities across the state to donate to The Idaho Foodbank throughout the month of August with the Halt The Hunger campaign. The company has pledged to match every new...
Los Angeles Times: Lia sophia, the direct-sales jewelry brand that has a strong celebrity following, held an intimate event Tuesday night in the back courtyard of the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood. The brand throws...
North Hollywood - Toluca Lake Patch: Kevin Farrell works hard for a living—fighting the horrific traffic in the maze of Los Angeles freeways five days a week. His car is packed to the max with...
NBC DFW: The Mary Kay cosmetics sales person driving a pink Cadillac once stood, OK, sat, as the symbol of a top performer in terms of company sales. Well, that pink Cadillac now has company in the...
The Kansas City Star: A year after being bought by Avon for $650 million, Silpada Designs is still led by its local founders. Just as planned. But the Lenexa-based direct sales company specializing in sterling silver jewelry...
Echo Press: Tastefully Simple Inc. honored employees with the company’s annual “Turn ‘Em Loose Awards.” The awards were presented June 16 during the company’s 16th birthday celebration at the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood. “Our headquarters team is...
Global Edmonton: Workers from Vector Marketing raised close to $25,000 to help out Thomas Kay, who was struck by a paralyzing illness three years ago. The disease also affected his memory and ability to communicate. His wish is...
Kansas City Business Journal: Kansas City is about to experience a silver rush — a rush to see new Silpada Designs Inc. jewelry, that is. The Lenexa-based jewelry company will have its 2011 National Conference in...
Business Standard: US-based cosmetic firm Mary Kay today said it would undertake additional investment of around Rs 40 crore to enhance its infrastructure and business in India. <img src="https://www.business-opportunities.biz/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/marykay1.jpg" class="thumb".The direct selling firm, which entered into...
Guardian.co.uk: The Direct Selling Association (DSA), the trade body that represents the UK's major direct selling companies including Avon, Kleeneze and Betterware, reports a 29% increase in the number of sellers in the older age group,...
MarketWatch: LifeVantage Corporation, the maker of science-based solutions for the reduction of oxidative stress by the synergistic activation of Nrf2, announced today that renowned scientist, co-discoverer of superoxide dismutase and a pioneer in the area of...
Madison County Courier: Kelly Vollmer, a Chittenango resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of delicious, easy-to-prepare foods. Vollmer earned the promotion through sales achievements and...
PR Newswire: The tragic storms, fires, tornadoes and floods that have ravaged parts of the United States and Canada over the past few months have left thousands of people without homes or basic necessities. Residents...
MarketWatch: USANA Health Sciences, Inc. today announced it has obtained the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Drug Establishment Registration," allowing the company to manufacture over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and holding it to a standard well above what...
Seacaucus New Jersey News: Direct selling has become a way that some people have survived financially in a faltering economy. For some people, direct selling has allowed them to keep their homes and continue earning...
BusinessWire: Herbalife Ltd. announced today the U.S. launch of the Herbalife24 product line, a comprehensive performance nutrition program designed to meet the nutritional needs of the 24-hour athlete. Herbalife24 consists of seven products that allow athletes to...
The Times: Lisa Howe, a Seneca resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, is now a team manager with the national direct seller of easy-to-prepare foods. Howe earned the promotion through sales achievements and by adding new...