A Renaissance for American Manufacturing?
Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012
China has become the biggest market for Amway’s nutritional supplements. But three years ago, when the icon of multi-level marketing faced a decision as to whether to build a state-of-the-art supplement plant in China or in the U.S., Amway chose to erect it down the road from its global ...
Unusual Student Job
Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The chalk markings all over campus are recruiting not for a club or fraternity, but for cool students to do easy work. Workforstudents.com directs you straight to the website for Vector, the company famous for selling Cutco knives.
Who Knew a Girl Could Get So Excited About a Knife?
Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2012
My newest Cutco knife arrived yesterday. It’s a lovely 7" pearl handle Santoku knife that according to the maker can be used to chop, slice and dice meats and vegetables, slice sushi or butterfly chicken breasts. I don’t now about all of that but I plan on using it for cutting just about ...
Made In America: The Short List
Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012
(CNN) -- The slow death of American manufacturing and the trend toward outsourcing overseas has made it hard to find American-made goods, but not impossible. A host of small businesses are still dedicated to
Sarah Baker Andrus Inducted into DSEF Circle of Honor
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2012
Every year, DSEF counts on contributions from those in the direct selling community to fund its many programs that benefit consumers and DSA member companies. Those initiatives would not be possible without the
For 40-Year-Old Rookie, Leader Board Is Long Way From Selling Knives
Posted on Friday, June 22, 2012
CROMWELL, Conn. — Kimberly Christian could not help but chuckle earlier this week when she noticed that the PGA Tour Web site had divided the Travelers Championship field by age and listed her husband, Gary
Cutting Edge: Hard Work Paves Road to Success for Vector Marketing Manager
Posted on Sunday, June 3, 2012
El Pasoan Dan Faherty, at 30 years old, is living a life that some people only dream of. He already runs his own business, which did nearly $1 million in sales last year. Faherty is an independent
How I Made It: Mike Alfred [PDF]
Posted on Sunday, May 6, 2012
The gig: Mike Alfred is co-founder and chief executive of BrightScope Inc., a financial information company in San Diego that analyzes 401(k) retirement plans and publishes disciplinary records and other information on
Door-to-door Knife Sales Keeps Focus Sharp, says Cutco Kid
Posted on Friday, April 27, 2012
EDMONTON - In this post-Willy Loman world, admitting to a career in sales takes guts. Jarrod Kerfoot, the coming captain of Cutco cutlery, evidently possesses these in liberal measure. The Edmonton native will mark his sixth year