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Big Planet (Division of Nu Skin Enterprises)

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Founding Story
Nu Skin is located out of Provo, Utah and was founded in 1984.

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Impact on the Industry
Ne Skin is a member of the Direct (www.mlmlegal.com) Selling Association.

The company supports children in need through the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation.  

Discussion of Products
The company operates in three different divisions, 1) a division selling premium quality skin care and personal care products, 2) the Pharmanex division, which develops nutritional products, and 3) the Big Planet division which markets internet technology, ebusiness tools and digital products.

Big Planet is a provider of communication and integrated technology products for individuals and businesses. Nu Skin provides the devices, connection and destinations for customers. One of the new additions to the product line is Photomax, which allows customers to organize, preserve, share and enjoy digital photos. Photomax is a website that allows customers to put photos into Movie Magic™ DVDs, Slideshow DVDs, Photo Books, Photo Cards, specialty products, and of course, prints.

Discussion of Opportunity
Distributors earn income through retail markups of products purchased at wholesale prices and through commissions paid on one’s product sales and the sales of downline distributors.

Nu Skin offers the following compensation plan:

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Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
Nu Skin utilizes a multi-level compensation plan (www.mlmlegal.com) and a person-to-person sales strategy. Nu Skin operates in over 48 countries in North and South America, Asia and Europe. The company had averaged 75,710 distributors in 2008.

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