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Now Amway in Crosshairs in Gay-Marriage Battle

After $500K donation made by Amway president's foundation

(Newser) - The gay rights battle is now running the retail gamut. Following the uproar over Chick-fil-A and same-sex marriage , gay rights advocates are pushing for a boycott of cleaning and beauty products company Amway and its affiliates, which include the Orlando Magic basketball team. The boycott call is in response to... More »

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 »

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