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Advocare Announces Restructure, Fires 100,000 Distributors

By | 2019-07-01T19:27:58+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Categories: Multi-Level Marketing|

In May, multi-level marketing company Advocare announced that it was restructuring and laying off 100,000 distributors after confidential talks with the FTC. At this point, it's unclear if Advocare or the FTC initiated the talks. Generally the FTC does not engage in confidential investigations, which indicates that it may have been Advocare who first reached out [...]

Jeunesse Settles Pyramid Scheme Lawsuit for Undisclosed Amount

By | 2019-04-08T22:44:00+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Categories: Jeunesse, Multi-Level Marketing|

Late last month, multilevel marketing company Jeunesse settled a pyramid lawsuit filed by ex-distributor Helen Xiong against the company and top distributor Kim Hui. You can read a full list of the lawsuit and the numerous rulings at TruthInAdvertising.org here. Jeunesse was founded in 2009 by Randy Ray (CEO) and Wendy Lewis (COO). The MLM focuses [...]

2019 Top 50 MLM Companies in the U.S. (by Revenue)

By | 2019-02-20T20:52:20+00:00 February 10th, 2019|Categories: Multi-Level Marketing|

*Note: 2018 revenue numbers coming soon. Below is the comprehensive list of multi-level marketing companies generating the most amount of revenue in the United States. After compiling this list, we noticed some interesting trends: Only 2 companies in the Top 10 were founded after the year 2000. Out of the Top 50, only 20 were founded [...]

Epiphany Blu Abruptly Shuts Down, CEO Goes Dark

By | 2019-01-04T18:22:56+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: MLM News, Multi-Level Marketing|

Without any warning to its distributors or employees, it appears as though Epiphany Blu has been shut down. The website is currently inaccessible with a message that reads: The Phoenix, AZ based company was founded by Kimberly Barr in 2017 and tried to compete with other clothing MLM behemoths like LuLaRoe. Unfortunately, it seems as though [...]

Is LuLaRoe Going Bankrupt? Lawsuits, Talent Loss, & Quality Control Issues Plague Company

By | 2019-01-26T15:17:46+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Categories: LuLaRoe|

Update 1/25/2019: Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit today against Lularoe, alleging that the company operates as a pyramid scheme. From the press release: “LuLaRoe tricked consumers into buying into its pyramid scheme with deceptive claims of high profits and refunds for unsold merchandise,” Ferguson said in a news release. “Instead, many Washingtonians [...]

Amway Co-Founder Richard DeVos Passes Away at Age 92

By | 2018-09-06T20:57:43+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: Amway, Multi-Level Marketing|

Rick DeVos announced earlier today that his grandfather and co-founder of Amway Richard DeVos has passed away at age 92. DeVos got his start in the multi-level marketing world as a distributor with Nutrilite, a direct selling company that primarily sold vitamins and supplements. Along with his partner Jay Van Andel, DeVos eventually started his own [...]

It Works Launches New Line of CollagenWorks™ Beauty Supplements

By | 2018-08-27T17:11:57+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Categories: It Works!|

In a Facebook post this morning, It Works announced the launch of a new line of ingestible collagen supplements called CollagenWorks™. According the company website, CollagenWorks contain "bioactive collagen peptides trigger fibroblasts to produce hyaluronic acid which is critical to providing the bounce and plumpness of skin hydration." The company website lists the following features about [...]

Husband Charged With Murder of Le-Vel Distributor Shanann Watts

By | 2018-08-21T14:56:16+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Categories: Le-Vel|

Update 8/21/18: Authorities this morning revealed that there may be evidence that Chris Watts was unfaithful to his wife. In addition, documents detail that Chris now says he walked in when his wife was attacking their two daughters, and that in a rage, he killed his wife. No word on what evidence there is to support [...]

Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot Promises to Resign if World Record Attempt Fails

By | 2018-08-12T21:12:03+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Categories: Melaleuca|

In an interview with East Idaho News today, Melalecua CEO Frank Vandersloot promised to resign his executive position with the company if his world record rowing attempt fails. VanderSloot will attempt to complete a 100-meter row on a Concept 2 Rower within 15.3 seconds on Tuesday, which also happens to be his 70th birthday. When asked [...]

Lularoe’s Dani Dress Disaster Adds to Difficult Year

By | 2018-08-14T15:47:53+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: LuLaRoe, Multi-Level Marketing|

2018 has been an extremely difficult year for Lularoe, the California-based MLM that sells a variety of women's clothing including leggings, dresses, and tops. The company is facing multiple lawsuits alleging that the company is a pyramid scheme and that it sells low-quality fabrics with a predatory inventory return policy. We don't know for sure how [...]