MLM News Headlines - March 2012
How Tupperware Keeps Business Fresh and Profits High - Trendy companies like Apple and Facebook may
dominate the headlines, but a lot of traditional businesses that have been around for decades have been
successfully navigating the bumpy economy and finding new ways to make money. (3/14/12)

Feature - Avon Ladies See Need for Complete Company Makeover - Avon Products Inc's next chief
executive officer will face a litany of challenges. One of the biggest will be to re-energize the iconic "Avon Ladies,"
the company's diminished and often demoralized army of U.S. sales representatives. (3/16/12)

Why Women are the Most Powerful Brand Ambassadors in the World - Last December I wrote of the need
for more brand ambassadors. The need, as I surmised it, was based on a finding from a study conducted by Chief
Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and Lithium, a social media tech firm. (3/19/12)

Suit Alleges Avon Paid to Keep Official Quiet in Bribery Probe - An amended lawsuit filed by shareholders of
Avon Products alleges a former head of internal audit threatened to provide securities regulators with evidence of
bribery at the cosmetics seller, but then extracted a larger severance package in 2006 in exchange for his silence.

Direct Sales Companies Saw Spike in Sellers During Recession - One of Idaho’s fast growing companies is
Scentsy. They sell wickless candles and personal care products. It’s a direct sales company, meaning independent
consultants sell products largely through home parties (think The Pampered Chef). (3/20/12)  

Most Direct Sellers Don't Earn a Living Through Sales - Earlier today we introduced you to Maggie Clark, an
independent salesperson for the wickless candle maker Scentsy. Clark says she earns about $1,200 a month on
her business. That is well above the median income for someone in the direct selling industry. (3/26/12)

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