AdvoCare to Pay $150 Million

AdvoCare and its former chief executive officer agreed to pay $150 million and be banned from the multi-level marketing business to resolve Federal Trade Commission charges that the company operated an illegal pyramid scheme that deceived consumers into believing they could earn significant income as “distributors” of its health and wellness products. Two top promoters also…

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Camel Life, America’s newest entry into the direct sales space, is launching today. The Wellington, Florida-based company has been strategically planning its direct selling debut for more than a year. Camel Life will launch with 14 products and has more than a dozen products in development. Product offerings at launch include shower gels, foaming soaps,…

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Click here to order the September 2017 issue in which this article appeared. ZIJA INTERNATIONAL Founded: 2005Headquarters: Lehi, UtahTop Executive: Ryan Palmer, President and CEOProducts: health and wellness Ryan Palmer As it often is for serial entrepreneurs, Ken Brailsford’s retirement was temporary. Eight years after he closed the books on a 35-year network marketing career—during which he founded two direct selling…

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