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Archive for August, 2006

Thursday, August 31st, 2006…

Alticor launches “I Am Amway” advertising

Our company has been dragged into the headlines in recent months. Today, the company began running TV commercials featuring some of our 4,000 Michigan-based employees. Because, if people are going to define our company, we’d rather our employees be heard. They are the experts. We are running these ads because, in the hallways and on […]

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Posted in: Alticor, Amway

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Sunday, August 27th, 2006…

Ye Olde Farmer’s Almanack

When it’s only the end of August, and already there is this much hot air rising over the state… it’s gonna be a looooong fall.
We will try to maintain our sense of humor. We may not succeed.

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Posted in: Alticor

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Thursday, August 17th, 2006…

Interleukin interactions

A business deal announced today involves Alticor.
Interleukin Genetics is acquiring Alan James Group.
Alticor is the major shareholder in Interleukin, which developed Quixtar’s Gensona line of genetic testing products, and will be investing some more money as part of this transaction.

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Monday, August 14th, 2006…

Hed T.K.

Big business-front story yesterday in the Grand Rapids Press on how our company was handling the effects of Dick DeVos’ run for governor of Michigan. Good piece. (Though no spokesperson, believe it or not, ever really enjoys being quoted.)
Now, we know that we should have blogged about the piece yesterday, especially because they mentioned the […]

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Posted in: Alticor, Amway, Michigan Governor's Race

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Friday, August 4th, 2006…

Wired

We were pleased to see James Prichard’s corporate background story hit the wires this afternoon. One of the things that we constantly struggle with…is the complexity of this company, its business model, its product offerings, and its personalities. And that’s without the extra noise and controversy that’s been kicked up around the Michigan governor’s race. […]

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Posted in: Alticor, Amway, Quixtar, Access Business Group, Product Lines, Michigan Governor's Race, Miscellaneous

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2006…

New plate special

Never stopped to think, really, about where we’d like the government to put our picture. Postage stamp good, of course; Post Office wall bad.
But our picture on… a license plate?
Yep. Uh-huh. Yeah, buddy. Says so right here.
When the state of Michigan phases out its old blue plates next year, the new plate will feature a […]

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Posted in: Alticor, Miscellaneous

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