Company visits Nasdaq MarketSite for second time, notes continued focus on commercial coffee and hemp enterprises
San Diego, , CA and NEW YORK, NY – January 9, 2020 – Youngevity® International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI), a leading multi-channel lifestyle company operating in three distinct business segments including a commercial coffee enterprise and a commercial hemp enterprise, was recognized by Nasdaq as a 2020 “Wellness Week” company and selected to ring the closing bell on January 7, 2020 at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
On January 7, 2020, Youngevity’s executive leadership team gathered alongside YGYI Ambassadors Marilu Henner and Dr. James Rouse, company distributors and winners of Youngevity’s 2019 Better Health Challenge.
The company orchestrated a series of interviews while in New York including two interviews on Nasdaq’s Behind the Bell Programs. The first interview featured Marilu Henner and Dr. James Rouse Click here to view.
The company reported that the Youngevity Better Health Challenge has seen a 74% increase in revenue during the first 8 days of 2020 vs trend line, and a 43% increase in revenue vs prior year.
The second Interview featured the Youngevity Better Health Challenge past winner and YGYI management. Click Here to view.
Youngevity participated in other media opportunities including an interview with Debra Borchardt the CEO, Co-founder, and Editor-in-Chief of the cannabis financial news website Green Market Report.
“Our team was honored to participate in a Nasdaq bell ringing ceremony for a second time,” Steve Wallach, Youngevity CEO stated. “We appreciate the opportunity to showcase the Youngevity Better Health Challenge during Wellness Week 2020. Additionally, we appreciate the opportunity to connect with and update our investors, partners and customers on our continued efforts to scale our business and bring products of unparalleled quality to the marketplace.”
“We want to express our gratitude to investors and shareholders for their ongoing support and patience as we scale 3 distinct business segments and prepare for the exciting future ahead,” said Youngevity President and CFO Dave Briskie. “We believe Youngevity is uniquely positioned in the market through YGYI’s three reporting segments. We will continue to take steps to strengthen our competitive advantage through intentional focus on the hemp and coffee segments which we expect will drive further growth in the future.”
Youngevity owns a field to finish hemp enterprise under its Khrysos Industries Brand, and a field to cup coffee enterprise under its CLR Roasters Brand. Also included under the Youngevity umbrella are a multitude of brands and best-in-class products that are focused on supporting a healthy lifestyle and are delivered direct to distributors and consumers.
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About Youngevity International, Inc.
Youngevity International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YGYI and YGYIP), is a multi-channel lifestyle company operating in three distinct business segments including a commercial coffee enterprise, a commercial hemp enterprise, and a multi-vertical omni direct selling enterprise. The Company features a multi country selling network and has assembled a virtual Main Street of products and services under one corporate entity, YGYI offers products from the six top selling retail categories: health/nutrition, home/family, food/beverage (including coffee), spa/beauty, apparel/jewelry, as well as innovative services.
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