GREENWICH, Conn., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a direct to consumer company and leading designer and marketer of health and wellness products, candles and accessories for the home sold through the direct selling and direct marketing channels, today announced that it has declared a semi-annual dividend of $0.10 per share on the Company's common stock for the six months ended December 31, 2012. The semi-annual dividend, authorized at the March 12, 2013 Board of Directors meeting, will be payable to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2013 and will be paid on April 15, 2013. Blyth, Inc., headquartered in Greenwich, CT, USA, is a direct to consumer business focused on the direct selling and direct marketing channels. It designs and markets health and wellness products, candles and accessories for the home through the direct selling channel, utilizing both the network marketing and home party plan methods. The Company also designs and markets household convenience items and personalized gifts through the catalog/Internet channel. Its products are sold direct to the consumer under the ViSalus Sciences ®, PartyLite ® and Two Sisters Gourmet by PartyLite ® brands and to consumers in the catalog/Internet channel under the Miles Kimball®, Walter Drake®, Easy Comforts®, As We Change® and Exposures® brands. Blyth, Inc. may be found on the Internet at www.blyth.com. SOURCE Blyth, Inc.