Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Blyth, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, the “Company,” which may be referred to as “we,” “us” or “our”) is a direct to consumer business focused on the direct selling and direct marketing channels. Our products include an extensive array of weight management products such as meal replacement shakes, vitamins and energy mixes, decorative and functional household products, such as candles, accessories and seasonal decorations, household convenience items and personalized gifts. Our products can be found throughout North America, Europe and Australia. During the past five years we have acquired a new business and disposed of some of our businesses. In August 2008 we signed an agreement to acquire ViSalus, a network marketing company that sells weight management products, nutritional supplements and energy drinks, through a series of investments. We have since increased our ownership in ViSalus to 80.9%. ... More ...