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  • Herbalife Grows Like Pinocchio's Nose [View article]
    What is the real reason for the churn Toddyogi?

    We are told that Herbalifers are experts at providing nutritional consulting
    that you have the greatest product son earth
    that the business opportunity is the cure for these tough economic times...

    If this is true, why do close to 100% of Members quit every single year?
    Dec 14 07:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Grows Like Pinocchio's Nose [View article]
    tell you what Mr. Toolman...why not give us all the details of your book...as you write behind a pseudonym...no harm to you,...right?

    what level are you at?
    how many Supervisors in your downline?
    How many Members in your downline?
    How many "ultimate users" do you sell to?
    How much $ revenue do you sell to each segment?
    How long have you been a distributor?
    How many retail customers do you sell to personally?
    What is the typical retail price you receive on product you and your downline sell?
    What % of your downline resigns ever year?
    How do you find new people to recruit?
    Do you own a Nutrition Club?
    How much profit do you make per diem?
    etc...etc...

    Help us understand your business Toolman...

    How much money do you make?
    Dec 13 03:29 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Grows Like Pinocchio's Nose [View article]
    Anyone who wants to become a Sales Leader must pass through the Membership level first...this is how the pay plan works...

    Every year 50% of Sales Leaders fail to requalify. In order for the company to grow they are replaced by a greater number of net new Sales Leaders who started out as Members.

    Some Members may never strive to become Supervisors. This may be true. But, this is not the same as saying that All Members never strive to become SUPERVISORS.

    HLF's Marketing plan encourages all participants to climb the Ladder of Success.

    Most get trapped on the bottom rings before giving up the climb.

    This is how the pay plan works.
    Dec 13 02:08 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Grows Like Pinocchio's Nose [View article]
    Because the company tells us in the 10k that Non-Sales Leaders quit in less than a year and becuase the Regional Metrics Disclosure calls them "New Members"...the clue is in the word "New"...:)
    Dec 13 10:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Stalking Shorts Should Love Tim Ramey And Carl Icahn [View article]
    jd...your knowledge of sell-side research bias is impressive...
    Dec 11 10:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Stalking Shorts Should Love Tim Ramey And Carl Icahn [View article]
    you mean Herbalife overcollects sales tax...right? as it is based on suggested retail price and not the actual retail price...yet another skim from its distributors...
    Dec 11 03:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    Ronald McDonald....where do you think you would be if you had started 17 days ago and not 17 years ago?

    A. A victim of the endless chain of recruits
    Dec 11 01:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    Herbalife oversees the conduct of its distributors with the vision of a cyclops in an eyepatch...
    Dec 10 09:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    FTC's definition in Burnlounge David...what does it say?
    Dec 10 02:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    what data?
    Dec 10 02:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Icahn Unlocked: Now What? [View article]
    revenue per distributor by segment x cashflow estimate per distributor...

    my assumptions are too generous anyway...
    Dec 10 02:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Wins Prestigious Consumer Award for its Products in Ukraine [View article]
    lol
    Dec 10 12:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Wins Prestigious Consumer Award for its Products in Ukraine [View article]
    runner-up...Borscht

    http://bit.ly/18S8UYc
    Dec 10 12:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    backed up by the case law which also states that just because a company can demonstrate it makes some retail sales doesn't prevent one from concluding that it is, primarily, a pyramid scheme...

    it is not enough to have some retail sales...recruiting rewards must be funded primarily from retail sales...as in first and foremost...

    HLF funds its upline commissions/overrides primarily from the purchases of plan participants who do not retail the product...

    bingo...pyramid scheme...
    Dec 10 11:54 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    DD...do you really think that the verbal encouragement of the recruiter doesn't trump the paperwork?

    upline distributors mislead recruits every single day with stories of Unicorns and Lollypops...

    HLF corporate turns a blind eye...
    Dec 10 11:50 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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