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Herbalife Ltd. Message Board

  • singhlion2001 singhlion2001 Mar 18, 2013 9:16 AM Flag

    PYRAMID PONZI:Q. What is the likely business outcome for a new recruit who joins Herbalife today to pursue the retail "business opportunity"? I submit that if we can answer this question fairly and honestly, we can tell if Herbalife is a pyramid scheme or not.

    Q. What is the likely business outcome for a new recruit who joins Herbalife today to pursue the retail "business opportunity"? I submit that if we can answer this question fairly and honestly, we can tell if Herbalife is a pyramid scheme or not.

    The reason I am thoroughly convinced that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme is because the company's pricing and compensation policies make it virtually impossible for a Junior recruit to make any retail profit pursuing the "business opportunity". In practice, Herbalife's policies promote an endless chain. Evidence of market saturation is literally everywhere. As a result, the company is selling a retail "business opportunity" to new recruits that simply doesn't exist and is misleading new recruits to do so.

    It is also my firm conclusion that a significant percentage of Herbalife's sales volume is the direct result of Inventory Loading, the up-front purchases of wholesale product made by new recruits to achieve advancement in the scheme.

    In more aggressive language, the company recruits individuals to participate as partners in its business, gets them to "buy-in" by ordering product. Then, the company turns around and cuts these partners off at the knees with unfriendly policies and procedures.

    I would like to point to 5 specific things that Herbalife does that leads me to that conclusion. These are 5 things that are directly in the company's control but serve to directly undermine its business partners.

    1) Geographic Saturation - Herbalife does not offer its distributors any territorial protection, exclusivity nor territorial franchise rights whatsoever as it doles out distributor rights seemingly to anybody with a heartbeat and $59 to spare.

    Specifically, retail market viability is an irrelevance to the company as it expands its distribution network ad nauseum. The company is unconcerned about the ratio of retail customers to distributors and does nothing to prevent saturation from occurring. This lack of control must i

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

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    • Sing Cat, If it is virtually impossible for a new distributor to profit, answer me this: How did people become successful? If they can't make money in it, then they can't go up the MP. Then how are people doing it? Each month people progress up, but howwwwwwwwww?

    • At the least they get a great product at a discounted price. Shut up and leave this board.

    • singhlion2001 • Mar 14, 2013 12:17 PM 1users liked this postsusers disliked this posts0Reply
      TIME FOR KARMA: PROVEN CRIMINAL MF CARL ICAHN WILL GO BUST WITH FREE NFLX FRAUD LOOT & $4 DIVIDEND AT "IEP" AND FREE "IEP" PAPER DUMPED FOR FRAUD SHORT SQUEEZE TO JUST FIGHT HONEST ACKMAN EXPOSING THIS PONZI TO 99% IN USA AND THE WORLD
      TIME FOR KARMA: PROVEN CRIMINAL MF CARL ICAHN WILL GO BUST WITH FREE NFLX FRAUD LOOT & $4 DIVIDEND AT "IEP" AND FREE "IEP" PAPER DUMPED FOR FRAUD SHORT SQUEEZE TO JUST FIGHT HONEST ACKMAN EXPOSING THIS PONZI TO 99% IN USA AND THE WORLD

      GOING IN "DELL"..LOL

      DELL will bleed
      HLF will be Zippo

      This MF criminal goes to Grave with HERBAL Poison

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

 
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