PROVO, Utah, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) concluded its bi-annual global sales convention, highlighted by the largest product launch in the company's history and the official opening of the Nu Skin Innovation Center. The global convention was the biggest in the company's history with more than 15,000 attendees from more than 50 countries.
"This was a historic event as we celebrated several milestones and set our sights on achieving our vision of becoming the world's leading direct selling company," said Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer. "We were pleased to celebrate our largest product launch ever with the new ageLOC TR90 weight management system. The convention also marked the official opening of our new Innovation Center and expanded corporate campus, as well as a record level of fundraising for the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation."
ageLOC TR90 ® ageLOC TR90 is a breakthrough weight management and body shaping system, based on highly innovative gene expression science, that unifies the mind and body. TR90 includes four proprietary nutritional products including: ageLOC TR90 JumpStart, ageLOC TR90 Fit, ageLOC TR90 Control, and ageLOC TR90 TrimShake. These nutritional products, along with the TR90 Eating Plan and activity guidelines are designed to target three important areas for weight management: healthy metabolism, lean muscle and appetite control.
Nu Skin Force for Good FoundationA highlight of the global convention was the fundraising gala for the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, a non-profit charity with a mission to improve the lives of children by offering hope for a life free from disease, illiteracy, and poverty. The gala and convention fundraising reached more than $2.2 million in donations for the Foundation. ( www.forceforgood.org).Nu Skin Innovation CenterThe Nu Skin Innovation Center represents the company's commitment to continual innovation. With the completion of this state-of-the-art Innovation Center, the expanded Nu Skin campus includes more than 300,000 total square feet that features five lab areas, a state-of-the-art data center, environmentally friendly design, and modern work and meeting spaces. The heart of the Innovation Center is Nu Skin's Center for Anti-aging Research, which will be the company's center for continual innovation and scientific discovery. The new research facilities will be instrumental in the development and evaluation of Nu Skin products. About Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. demonstrates its tradition of innovation through its comprehensive anti-aging product portfolio, independent business opportunity and corporate social responsibility initiatives. The company's scientific leadership in both skin care and nutrition has established Nu Skin as a premier anti-aging company. The company's anti-aging products feature the new ageLOC ® suite of products including the ageLOC ® R 2 nutritional supplement, ageLOC ® Galvanic Body Spa™, as well as the ageLOC ® Transformation daily skin care system. A global direct selling company, Nu Skin operates in 53 markets worldwide and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NUS." More information is available at http://www.nuskin.com. Please Note: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended that represent the company's current expectations and beliefs. All statements other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws and include, but are not limited to, statements of management's expectations regarding the company's initiatives and plans, statements of belief; and statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. In some cases, you can identify these statements by forward-looking words such as "believe," "expect," "project," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," "plan," "targets," "likely," "will," "would," "could," "may," "might," the negative of these words and other similar words. The forward-looking statements and related assumptions involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and outcomes to differ materially from any forward-looking statements or views expressed herein. The company's financial performance and the forward-looking statements contained herein are further qualified by a detailed discussion of associated risks set forth in the documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements set forth the company's beliefs as of the date that such information was first provided and the company assumes no duty to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release to reflect any change except as required by law. SOURCE Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.