Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under its Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands. The company is a direct selling company with operations in 53 markets worldwide. Products The company develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under its Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands, respectively. The company has introduced new Pharmanex nutritional supplements and Nu Skin personal care products under its ageLOC anti-aging brand. It has various products in development, including personalized skin care systems and next-generation nutritional supplements. The company has two primary product categories, each operating under its own brand. The company markets its premium-quality personal care products under the Nu Skin category brand and its science-based nutritional supplements under the Pharmanex category brand. Nu Skin: Nu Skin is the brand of its original product line and offers anti-aging personal care products. The company’s primary categories in this product line are core skin-care systems and targeted treatment products that address specific skin needs. Products in this category include ageLOC Galvanic Spa System, ageLOC Galvanic Body Spa, and ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care system. The company also offers other cosmetic, personal care and hair care products. Pharmanex: The company markets various products under its Pharmanex brand. This product line includes its ageLOC TR90 weight management and body shaping system, which includes four products and a comprehensive diet and lifestyle plan designed to promote healthy body composition. Other products in this category include LifePak and ageLOC R2. The company also offers other anti-aging nutritional solutions and weight management products. Sales and Distribution The company operates in the direct selling channel, primarily utilizing person-to-person marketing to market and sell its products. Its distribution channel is composed of two primary groups: its consumer group—individuals who buy its products primarily for personal or family consumption; and its sales network—individuals who personally buy, use and resell products, and who also find new consumers, and recruit, train and develop new Sales Leaders. Intellectual Property The company’s major trademarks include Nu Skin, its fountain logos, Pharmanex, ageLOC, LifePak and Galvanic Spa, and TR90. In addition, its products, including ageLOC TR90, ageLOC Edition Galvanic Spa System II, ageLOC Galvanic Body Spa, ageLOC Tru Face Essence Ultra and Pharmanex BioPhotonic Scanner, are based on proprietary technologies, some of which are patented or licensed from third parties. Research and Development The company’s expenses for internal research and development activities and joint research projects and collaborations included $18.0 million in 2013. History Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1984.
nu skin enterprises inc - a
75 West Center Street
Provo, UT 84601
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