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  • The Herbalife logo is seen on a building housing some of their offices in downtown Los Angeles, California in this file photo

    August 1, 2016

    Ackman’s crusade against Herbalife—in plain English

    The recent $200 million Herbalife settlement leaves us with some open questions about how Herbalife will do in the stock market and what Bill Ackman will do with his short position. In case you’re not entirely familiar with the concept, a short position is when a broker sells you a stock that they do not... Read more ›

  • "Blind Lady Justice"

    July 21, 2016

    FTC Settlement with Herbalife—OMG!

    Network marketing is in the midst of a rapidly advancing Orwellian era. It’s been slow to develop, starting in 1996 when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Webster v. Omnitrition, but it’s snowballed in the past two years.  Today the snowball grew exponentially with the announcemen... Read more ›

  • Carson, United States - August 2, 2014: Herbalife headquarters building. Herbalife International is a multi-level marketing company that sells nutrition, weight management and skin-care products.

    July 21, 2016

    Herbalife to Restructure Operations, Pay $200 Million to Settle FTC Charges

    Herbalife International of America, Inc., Herbalife International, Inc., and Herbalife, Ltd. will restructure their U.S. multi-level marketing business operations and pay $200 million to compensate consumers to settle the FTC complaint that the Herbalife companies deceived consumers into believing they could ... Read more ›

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    July 11, 2016

    So, You are Thinking of Starting a Company: What You Need to Know

    The direct sales industry is on the rise. I’m approached every day by people looking to enter the direct sales market with a startup company. Here at InfoTrax, we launch an average of three startup companies every month and due to the growing main-stream acceptance of direct sales, I expect the trend to con... Read more ›

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    July 6, 2016

    Starting an MLM Company That Will Last, Part 2 by Mark Rawlins

    Multilevel Marketing is big business. There are dozens of companies (including Infotrax) that sell products and services to MLMs new and old. My company has been supporting companies in the industry for decades. I have seen a lot of companies start: some fail some succeed beyond their wildest expectations, an... Read more ›

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    July 6, 2016

    Starting an MLM Company That Will Last by Mark Rawlins

    Multilevel Marketing is big business. There are dozens of companies (including Infotrax) that sell products and services to MLMs new and old. My company has been supporting companies in the industry for decades. I have seen a lot of companies start: some fail some succeed beyond their wildest expectations, an... Read more ›

  • nancy

    June 14, 2016

    Employee Engagement

    Working for a Direct Selling Company

    Direct Selling News recently ran a special section on which direct selling companies are the best to work for (Direct Selling News, April, 2016).  The top companies included Jamberry, Jeunesse, LegalShield, Nu Skin, Team National, USANA and Zurvita. This is a popular topic in both the professional/company co... Read more ›