SAN DIEGO, Calif. —May 18, 2020 – Youngevity International, Inc.: (NASDAQ: YGYI),, a leading multi-channel lifestyle company operating in three distinct business segments including a commercial coffee enterprise, commercial hemp enterprise and multi-channel lifestyle company, today announced that it received an additional letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) indicating that Youngevity’s is not in compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c) (1) because its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 (the “Form 10-Q”) and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 (the “Form 10-K”) have not been filed on a timely basis with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As previously reported on April 2, 2020 Nasdaq notified Youngevity that it did not comply with its continued listing requirements as set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) due to its failure to timely file its Form 10-K. In accordance with the Nasdaq letter, dated April 2, 2020, Youngevity has until June 1, 2020, to submit a plan to regain compliance with Nasdaq’s continued listing requirements and if Nasdaq accepts the plan, it can grant an extension of up to 180 calendar days from the filing due date, of September 28, 2020, to regain compliance. Youngevity can also regain compliance with Nasdaq’s continued listing requirements at any time before September 28, 2020, by filing the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as any subsequent periodic financial reports that may then become due. The notification letter has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of Youngevity’s common stock on the Nasdaq Market.
Youngevity’s management is working diligently to complete the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and intends to file each report as soon as practicable.
About Youngevity International, Inc.
Youngevity International, Inc. ( NASDAQ : YGYI ), is a multi-channel lifestyle company operating in 3 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. For investor information, please visit YGYI.com. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter
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