MLM News Headlines - May 2012
Richmont Said to be Arranging Financing for Avon Bid - Richmont Holdings, a closely held company that
invests in consumer brands, is arranging financing to make a bid for Avon Products Inc. (AVP), said two people
familiar with the matter. (5/3/12)

Reasons to Worry About Herbalife: Greenberg - Herbalife, whose stock tumbled last week after hedge fund
manager David Einhorn asked a few questions on the company’s earnings call, is no stranger to controversy.

Direct Selling Association Launches Webpage on Internal Consumption - The Direct Selling Association
(DSA) today launched a webpage that provides information on the purchase and use of direct selling products by
salespeople, also referred to as “internal consumption.” (3/16/12)

Direct Selling Industry Reports Significant Upswing in New Sellers - The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is
today releasing new figures which show a significant rise in the number of people turning to direct selling as a way
to earn additional income. (5/23/12)

Direct Selling Key to Jobs - Direct selling has the potential to dramatically impact on unemployment levels in
South Africa by creating thousands of jobs for youth and women, South Africa's defence minister Lindiwe Sisulu
said on Wednesday. (5/23/12)

Senate Strikes Down Durbin's Dietary Supplement Amendment - The U.S. Senate on May 24 voted to table
an amendment that would have introduced new requirements for dietary supplement manufacturers—requirements
the industry identified as unnecessary red tape. (5/24/12)

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