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  • An Open Letter To The FTC On Herbalife [View article]
    Matt says: "Happy April Fool's Day
    I just wanted you to know that not everybody thinks that you're a fool. After all, most of us in America"

    I'm confused, I thought Matt lives in Canada?? Did he move? Or just got the fact wrong?

    And once again, another article trying to play mind games with regulators. He tries to say Herbalife is playing the regulators for fools, when in reality it's Matt calling them fools (in past letters more directly, in this article just read between the lines). Talk about "duplication", Matt is duplicating Ackman's arrogance so well.
    Apr 1, 2015. 10:13 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: The Eve Of Destruction [View article]
    Rogier wrote: "it was only an opportunity for the first guys in, and by the time you hear of it, you ARE the opportunity -- for them, to fleece you."

    So how do you explain Rogier, all the people who joined the company within the last 10 years who have reached GET, MILL, PRES Team and beyond? Some reaching 15K, 20K, 30K, & one that I know of hitting 50K Royalties a month in less than 10 yrs. They started 25+ yrs after Herbalife opened it's doors in 1980. It's real, the customers are real, the opportunity is real. These incomes might not be typical, but they sure do show the possibility!

    Disclaimer: Income applicable to the individuals (or examples) depicted and not average. For average financial performance data, see the Statement of Average Gross Compensation paid by Herbalife at and
    Mar 26, 2015. 03:16 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Spike In Ad Hominem Attacks Proves Ackman Is On To Herbalife [View article]
    00710: That website is a joke. Factual? Not even close!
    Mar 21, 2015. 08:55 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Herbalife Misleads Distributors Around The World About Its Compensation Plan... And By How Much [View article]
    I appreciate the offer Wez, but I am quite pleased with the job my financial planner has done for the last 25+ years.

    I do find it amazing that people think the Herbalife success stories are fictional.
    Mar 5, 2015. 08:28 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife cuts CEO pay after missed targets [View news story]
    Most people assume the majority quit, but they don't realize many just don't pay the renewal fee but continue to purchase from their distributors. That's based on my own personal experience. I service many of my clients direct from my home office inventory. They signed up for the discount and when renewal fees came up, I didn't press the issue and I still honor their 25% discount. I sell to people who are "ex-members" and steady product users for 20+ years. I imagine this scenario is repeated by many in the company. So that huge number of people who don't renew really doesn't ring true to me. Another thing that happens, some will sign up again and again intending to get more serious with the business but never really do because of personal circumstances and efforts put forth etc.
    Mar 1, 2015. 09:05 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife cuts CEO pay after missed targets [View news story]
    Well I have to admit, that's pretty clever & funny Dave (MOASS/YOASS)

    I agree with Alfanando though. The Herbalife nutrition products are loved by millions, yet millions more have never heard of or experienced them. Herbalife members are resilient and roll with the punches because they are passionate about the Herbalife mission. We are addressing a need in the marketplace and making a positive difference in lives.

    As for the stock, a window of opportunity here in 2015.
    Mar 1, 2015. 01:07 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NY Post Article Highlights Absurdity Of Herbalife Situation: It's Time For Government To Act [View article]
    Matt, you say Ackman called 911 two years ago. I think by now it should be obvious the call was filed in the "Frivolous Calls" folder and sits in a box in the basement.
    Feb 12, 2015. 10:07 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dear Pamela Jones Harbour: Why Don't Canadians Drink Formula 1? [View article]
    Kay Herbert: -----Matt,
    Great article - probably your best to date. I see no Herbalife long here being able to explain your Canadian customer mystery.

    I find it mysterious (and comical) how so many shorts time and time again say "your best (article) to date". It amazes me the amount of time spent on writing and writing and writing and writing these articles. I think everyone knows that the shorts are "short". Wondering "what" they get from the constant repeating and repeating and twisting and turning and spinning and spinning. I guess the SA pay must be "good". Or is there another motive? I think ego and recognition plays a part. As for this letter, basically no substance. A lot of fluff, opinion, jabbing etc. I have to admit, the shorts are expert at making many waste a lot of time though, maybe that's their ultimate goal. Ok, my 5 minute SA time allotment is done.
    Jan 29, 2015. 04:18 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An Open Letter To Mr. Bill Stiritz On Herbalife [View article]
    Arrogant letter. "If" Mr. Stiritz reads it, what a good laugh he will have. And you know the old saying "laughter is the best medicine".
    Jan 9, 2015. 01:18 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Media Attention Moving From P-Word To C-Word For Multi-Level Marketing Stocks [View article]
    Icahn1: "But these anti MLM zealots have exhibited the same cult like behavior they get mad at HLF for exhibiting"

    That's hitting the nail on the head!
    Jan 6, 2015. 01:49 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Will Herbalife Survive The Latest Evidence That It Is A Pyramid Scheme? [View article]
    me39 re: why don't they release the videos with the comments in their entire context?

    Just watch the whole 3 hours of videos Ackman posted. It will be very evident how Ackman portrayed the message he wanted viewers to "get". He's quite masterful at cutting and pasting.
    Dec 18, 2014. 10:46 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Slip-Sliding With Herbalife, With The FTC Or Without It [View article]
    This article full of comic relief. Many of the comments also. It's about 24 months now since Ackman's misinformation campaign began. It just goes on and on.
    Dec 10, 2014. 03:16 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: An Open Letter To Carl Icahn [View article]

    I think you are forgetting one thing, Carl Icahn is long HLF. His opinion of the company, the products, the corporate leadership, the customers and members throughout the world, differs greatly from your opinion. I only skimmed your letter. I have a feeling that when Mr. Icahn receives it, he most likely will discard it as junk mail (that's if it even makes it across his desk). It's a very condescending letter if you ask me.
    Nov 19, 2014. 04:09 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Herbalife Risking Revenues And Earnings With [View article]
    WillyTSA, I make my shake with water, and it's a delicious shake.
    Sep 12, 2014. 09:51 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Documents From Inside The Herbalife Cartel: How The Company Euthanized E-Tailers (Part 2 Of 2) [View article]
    Well said ben_nimaj

    The new web rules have nothing to do with recruiting... or protecting the "Cartel" as Matt so slanderously puts it. Herbalife should have tightened up on their original rules from way back when. It has always been a rule you cannot advertise prices, and then the internet came along, a learning experience for many companies.

    If Steve & Susan got terminated, then they broke major rules. It's not against the rule to give discounts to anyone, but you canNOT sell through the auction sites. My guess is they were somehow connected to auction sites and refused to stop, OR, their hidden identity may have been found out maybe? Herbalife does not terminate without good reason.
    Sep 11, 2014. 05:28 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment