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Avon, Mary Kay Defy Recession

(Newser) - More and more recession-plagued Americans are turning to direct-sales companies like Avon for extra income, the AP reports. Mary Kay saw its sales force grow by 22% this year, and Tupperware also reports higher profits and more salespeople. "'I need money.' That's what I've been hearing since about... More »

The Taser Party: Chicks Dig It

Self-defense-minded women seek something a little more shocking

(Newser) - At-home female entrepreneurs are ditching Mary Kay for Tasers, but they're keeping the pink. Taser International is marketing its user-friendly C2 "personal protector" to the public, and women with an interest in self-defense are holding independent Taser parties in states where the stun gun is legal. "It's a... More »

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