ViSalus Full Year 2012 Sales Increase 171%
TROY, Mich., March 14, 2013
TROY, Mich., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ViSalus, known for its mission of
helping people transform their health and fitness through the Body By Vi^™
90-Day Challenge, announced fourth quarter 2012 sales of $126.6 million
compared to $98.5 million for the same period last year, an increase of 29%.
ViSalus had approximately 76,000 independent promoters at the end of the
fourth quarter compared to approximately 59,000 promoters on board at the end
of the prior year's fourth quarter.
"ViSalus had another tremendous year in 2012, with total annual sales growing
171%from $230 million to $624 million," said Ryan Blair, Co-Founder and Chief
Executive Officer of ViSalus. "We fortified our infrastructure to support the
continued growth opportunity in North America and as we prepare for expansion
into Europe. I am incredibly proud of what our team accomplished this year
and very optimistic about the long-term prospects of our direct-to-consumer
network marketing model, which we can now support very capably due to the
investments we've made, including adding approximately 300 new staff members,
new leased facilities to house our growth and new information systems and
For more information about ViSalus visit vi.com and follow the Vi-Community on
Facebook and Twitter.
Founded in 2005 with headquarters in Los Angeles, CA and Troy, MI, ViSalus is
the company behind the Body by Vi™ Challenge, a 90-day personal health and
lifestyle transformation platform. ViSalus champions personal victories and
entrepreneurship through a social marketing model, premium products, and
supportive global community. ViSalus is majority-owned by Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:
BTH). This press release contains "forward looking statements" within the
meaning of the Private Litigation Securities Reform Act of 1995, including
information about ViSalus's growth plans in North America and international
expansion plans. Information about Blyth, Inc.'s consolidated financial
results is contained in their press release titled "BLYTH, INC. REPORTS FOURTH
QUARTER 2012 SALES AND EARNINGS" dated March 14, 2013 which should be read in
conjunction with this press release. Readers are directed to the Note about
Forward Looking Statements in Blyth, Inc.'s press release, which is
incorporated by reference into this press release.
Tyler P. Schuessler
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