FTC Slaps AdvoCare With Pyramid Scheme Penalty

FTC Slaps AdvoCare With Pyramid Scheme Penalty

AdvoCare, a dietary supplement company which sells under the brand names Trim, Fit, Spark, and Performance Elite, among others, operates under the multi-level marketing (MLM) business model. People can buy in and become “distributors,” who then buy lots of products...
FTC Files Lawsuit Against Match.com

FTC Files Lawsuit Against Match.com

Match Group, Inc. is the company behind many of the major dating sites and apps, including Match.com, Tinder, OKCupid, PlentyOfFish, Hinge, and more. Honestly, it’s hard to find a full list – Wikepedia just mentions that Match Group operates under 45 different...
3 Tips for Small Businesses Hiring Seasonal Staff

3 Tips for Small Businesses Hiring Seasonal Staff

It’s the end of September, and Christmas stock has been appearing on the shelves for nearly a month. That shopping pressure is beginning to come on to retailers large and small alike. Walmart began its seasonal hiring push in August, and Amazon’s is underway now....
Juul Finds Itself on the Wrong Side of the FDA

Juul Finds Itself on the Wrong Side of the FDA

Juul Labs, one of the major e-cigarette companies, already has largely cornered the industry market on criticism over its popularity with minors and its candy-flavored nicotine products. Now the company has gotten on the wrong side of the U.S. Food and Drug...
Airbnb Hosts Open Homes to Hurricane Dorian Evacuees

Airbnb Hosts Open Homes to Hurricane Dorian Evacuees

While Hurricane Dorian sat atop the Bahamas and buried two-thirds of Grand Bahama Island in water, more than a million Americans in North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia were under mandatory evacuation orders from coastal counties. Nearly all headed north and inland,...
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