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2017-05-26_Zeitraffer AloeVeraProduktion

Aloe Vera production progresses

The construction work for the new LR Aloe Vera production facility is in full swing and the construction of the building is progressing rapidly. We will keep you up to date on the progress.

To this end, we have created a new section on our website. There, you will find information on the large-scale project of LR as well as the development steps up to now, from contract signing in October last year to the cornerstone ceremony on 7 April 2017. Time-lapse videos will provide you with insights from the construction site at Porschestrasse in Ahlen. Periodic updates are also available at the Facebook accounts of the Managing Directors Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl and Thomas Heursen.

MAY 26, 2017 11:00 CET

20 Jahre Finnland

LR Finland celebrates its 20th anniversary

LR is one of the leading direct sales companies in Europe and is active in 28 countries - also in Scandinavia. This year, LR Finland celebrates its 20th anniversary.

"In order to provide the best possible support for our sales partners in Finland, we have focused our activities on support opportunities," says Markus Rieker, Vice President of Region 4 at LR Health & Beauty. Last year, the online shop, which was long awaited by the partners, went live. In addition, the Club 1000 was created for top partners. They will receive special trainings for the establishment of their structure, for instance. "In the anniversary year, we are also introducing a new sales concept that allows our partners to build up their business in an even more targeted manner than before," Rieker continued.

MAY 19, 2017 8:30 CET

2017-05-26_Zeitraffer AloeVeraProduktion

Aloe Vera production progresses

The construction work for the new LR Aloe Vera production facility is in full swing and the construction of the building is progressing rapidly. We will keep you up to date on the progress.

To this end, we have created a new section on our website. There, you will find information on the large-scale project of LR as well as the development steps up to now, from contract signing in October last year to the cornerstone ceremony on 7 April 2017. Time-lapse videos will provide you with insights from the construction site at Porschestrasse in Ahlen. Periodic updates are also available at the Facebook accounts of the Managing Directors Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl and Thomas Heursen.

MAY 26, 2017 11:00 CET

Badanesi Turan

International commitment for direct sales

LR supports the direct sales industry on an international scale. Employees demonstrate passionate commitment to the standards and further development of the direct sales industry in their respective country at association level.

Ömer Barış Turan, LR Country Manager in Turkey, was elected the new chairman of the Turkish direct sales association Doğrudan Satış Derneği. Antonello Badanesi, LR Country Manager Italy, was re-elected as board member of the Italian direct sales association Avedisco. He is also the chairman of the Direct Selling Consortium. This is a great confirmation of the excellent work of the two LR Managers. Congratulations! We are very proud!

MAY 12, 2017 10:30 CET

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Cornerstone ceremony for LR’s Aloe-Vera production site in Ahlen

Preparations for the construction of the new aloe vera production site of LR Health & Beauty are in full swing. On 7 April 2017 the cornerstone ceremony took place on the premises at Porschestrasse with all involved including representatives of the City of Ahlen.

“I am very pleased that the construction works start now. The new production site is part of our sustainable growth strategy. In this way, we are reinforcing our claim “Made in Germany” with the highest quality standard and take account of the increasing demand of our aloe vera products”, said Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, CEO LR Health & Beauty. In the past months clearing works were executed, and about 7,000 cubic metres of earth were excavated which corresponds to around 600 truckloads. Furthermore, drainage pipes were laid and the basis for construction works was created. For more information to the new production here.

APR 10, 2017 13:30 CET

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LR Health & Beauty honoured as best provider of apprenticeship scheme

LR Health & Beauty is one of the best providers of apprenticeship scheme in Germany. This is the result of a survey conducted by the German business magazines Focus and Focus Money in cooperation with the PR agency Faktenkontor that was published in the current issue (04/2017) of Focus magazine.

“We are very proud to receive this award. It is a great acknowledgement of our work,” says Barbara Wolff, HR Manager at LR Health & Beauty. The evaluation considered several factors, including apprenticeship success, as grades and hiring rates, as well as structural data such as support and mentoring programmes. LR Health & Beauty achieved full score in all domains.

APR 5, 2017 10:30 CET

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Thomas Heursen now on Facebook

The LR management is expanding its communication in the social media. Visit our General Manager, Thomas Heursen, on Facebook. Our CEO, Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, joined Facebook a short while ago, now our General Manager Global Partner Relations is also present on Facebook with his own page https://www.facebook.com/ThomasHeursen.LR/ .

Our aim at LR is to offer our sales partners optimum support to help them advance their career. Education and training are key for becoming more successful. As General Manager Global Partner Relations Thomas Heursen is active at partner events all over the world and knows exactly what matters for a successful MLM career. On Facebook, he will share his knowledge on this topic and many other exciting subjects and answer your questions, of course. He gets help and support from his editorial team.

APR 3, 2017 9:30 CET

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New Director Research and Development 

Dr. Stefan Biel is the new Director of Research and Development at LR Health & Beauty. "I am really looking forward to the new task and the challenge. Technology opens up vast possibilities. However, our objective is to develop products that also meet the needs of sales partners and consumers, “ says Dr. Stefan Biel, Director Research & Development.

The graduate biotechnologist has extensive experience in the cosmetics and lifestyle sector. At Beiersdorf AG he has been responsible for various brands for 15 years in the area of analytics and research, for instance Nivea. Most recently Dr. Stefan Biel was in charge of the international consumer goods group Fontem Ventures in the field of product innovations. Due to his expertise, among others in the area of skin biology, he is not only sought after by companies, but also contributes to numerous specialist magazines and gives lectures.

MAR 28, 2017 10:17 CET

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LR in the press 

2016 was a successful year for LR, which is also evident from the publications in the media. "One of our goals in 2016 was to increase public awareness of the LR brand. Judging from the many articles that have been published, we have been successful,” said Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, CEO of LR Health & Beauty. In total, LR was mentioned in over 1,500 contributions.

As varied as the company are the topics covered by the press. LR products are very well received in the media and were presented in numerous well-known magazines such as Für Sie, Freundin, Bild der Frau, Closer und Myself in 2016 - from the anti-aging system ZEITGARD to our LR fragrances through to the Aloe Vera products.

But the company and the LR business model were also extensively covered. Auto Bild, for instance, reported on the big LR car handover, the specialist magazine Markenartikel wrote a portrait of LR and Focus Money accompanied the project "CEO for 1 Day" as a cooperation partner. 

An excerpt of the great publications can be found in our press room. Enjoy reading!

MAR 23, 2017 10:14 CET

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Interview with Handelsblatt

Where is direct sales heading? How has the industry changed? How important are regular customers? Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, CEO of LR Health & Beauty and Chairman of the European direct sales association Seldia, discussed these and many more questions with the German business newspaper Handelsblatt.

In October 2016, Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl was elected Chairman of Seldia. The association represents the direct sales industry in Europe. In an interview with Handelsblatt, Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl gives an insight into the direct sales industry which has been booming for many years now. In Europe alone, the sector recorded more than 32 billion euros in sales in 2015, almost half of which was generated in Germany - with upward tendency. Europe is the third largest market after Asia and the USA. Direct selling is in line with the consumer’s spirit of the times. Today, customers want to be addressed and advised individually. In addition, they are looking for a sense of community when shopping. This and much more is offered by direct sales. Read the whole interview here.

MAR 16, 2017 10:36 CET

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Record donation at LR Global Kids Fund

Huge success for LR Global Kids Fund: the association achieved a record in donations last year: a total of around EUR 340,000 were raised for the good cause. Increase of 52 percent compared to 2015.

The number of sponsoring members also increased significantly compared to the previous year: from 500 in 2015 to 795, an increase of 59%. “We have advanced the development of the LR Global Kids Fund even further last year. The significant increase in members is a testament to the association’s great work. I am very proud of that,” said Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, Chairman of the LR Global Kids Fund. The donations go to national and international charity projects that promote the talents and health of children and young people. New projects include the RTL children's homes in Stuttgart and Leipzig, which received EUR 100,000 from the LR Global Kids Fund last year. 

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MAR 13, 2017 15:48 CET

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LR remains on growth track

With a turnover of approx. EUR 258 million, LR recorded an increase of 15 % (net of currency effects) compared to the previous year. In 2016, we developed more careers at LR worldwide than ever before. Thus, LR continues on the track for success.

The promotion and targeted support of the LR sales partners will take centre stage again in 2017. To this end, the careers of the sales partners must be developed and they must be given the opportunity to expand their network successfully. We have already taken appropriate measures in the past year, which are currently being developed further. In an interview with the industry magazine Network-Karriere, CEO Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl takes a look back at a very successful business year and reports on future plans and challenges. Enjoy reading!

FEB 22, 2017 15:35 CET

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CEO on Facebook

Connect to our CEO, Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, on Facebook. Since 17 February 2017, he informs about company news, current industry trends and the latest products there.

Transparency and rapid, direct exchange are becoming increasingly important to LR. This applies both to cooperation with partners and company management. All sales partners and employees in the international LR family should be informed about interesting facts from the company in a rapid and direct, but also entertaining way. At the same time, the exchange and dialogue should be intensified. The social media offers a good opportunity to do so. With the support of his editorial team, Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl will regularly provide updates on the company and answer your questions.

FEB 16, 2017 10:10 CET

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CEO for 1 Day at LR

A broad range of topics and a management that encourages dialogue with employees and sales partners. This is what Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl, CEO at LR Health & Beauty, impressed Sebastian Schutz from Bedburg with.

The 17 year old student was “CEO for 1 Day” at LR Health & Beauty – a joint initiative of Focus Money and LR. A taut programme was waiting for the high school graduate: welcoming new employees, a CEO breakfast, a telephone conference with a top sales partner, a tour of the production site and a meeting at the LR Mediafactory. There was still time to have some fun, for instance at the kicker table. LR employees challenged the high school graduate and the CEO to a match. Read about what the student thinks of his eventful day in the latest issue (8/2017) of Focus Money.

FEB 16, 2017 10:04 CET

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On track for success with the Body Mission

Our new 28-Days Body Mission has been on the market since the beginning of the year. LR nutritional experts have developed an overall concept that brings together all that is required for easy and healthy weight loss.

The programme includes tasty and well-balanced meals, physical exercises and lots of extras for sustained motivation. Feedback has been very positive so far. To date, the 28-Days Body Mission box has been ordered over 3500 times. The enthusiastic response from our LR partners shows us that we strike a chord with consumers with our 28-Days Body Mission. We also presented the programme to the media and received very good feedback as well. We already look forward to the publications. For clippings, please refer to our media echo.

FEB 16, 2017 10:00 CET

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