Salt Lake City, Utah—January 20, 2014—For Young Living, the World Leader in Essential Oils®, 2013 was a banner year, marked by remarkable successes, shattered sales records, and continued innovation. Though impressive, these milestones are hardly surprising for the company’s employees and executives; Young Living has long been a frontrunner in its field and has developed a global reputation for a commitment to quality and positive member experience.
2013 was the best year in Young Living’s history, with the company experiencing remarkable growth month after month and exceeding its aggressive growth and profitability goals. The fourth quarter in particular was record smashing and continued Young Living’s incredible momentum into 2014. Company membership also experienced a dramatic increase consistent with sales growth.
“We have 20 years of experience as a company and plan to remain the world leader in essential oils by reinvesting our unprecedented revenue increase back into the company,” said Young Living Chief Operating Officer Travis Ogden. “Led by our visionary Founder and CEO, D. Gary Young, we are absolutely committed to continued investment in our unique Seed to Seal® process, which sets us apart in the industry. We’re developing new products, establishing new farms across the globe, creating more inspiring member experiences, and opening new markets. Our tremendous momentum from 2013 means all of our efforts are being accelerated as we move closer to our mission of bringing Young Living Essential Oils to every home in the world.”
Beyond remarkable sales and membership milestones, Young Living has also:
Continued to cultivate high-quality botanicals on six farms across four continents
Performed cutting-edge essential oil research in eight labs around the world
Opened new markets in Canada, Hong Kong, and Germany
Generously modified its compensation plan to offer a nearly 50 percent payout, a level of compensation that ranks among the highest in the industry
Assembled the Scientific Advisory Council, a 11-person panel of some of the world’s finest wellness and medical professionals to foster original scientific research and redefine the way the world thinks about essential oils and wellness
Built a brand-new, state-of-the-art essential oil distillery on its Highland Flats farm in Idaho containing the first fully automated distiller, as well as some of the largest essential oil cookers on the planet
Launched innovative new products, including new member favorite NingXia Nitro, a cognitive fitness formula made with a synergistic blend of essential oils, herbal extracts, and vitaminsHired a significant number of new employees around the world
Continued our global humanitarian and educational endeavors through the D. Gary Young Foundation
“2013 has been a year of wildly exceeded expectations,” Chief Global Sales Officer Jared Turner said. “It is difficult to express just how pleased and grateful we all are for this success, and for the opportunity to carry that remarkable momentum into 2014. We have been just amazed by the efforts and passion of our worldwide family of members. Thanks to them, we have seen the kind of growth and sales numbers many companies only dream of.”
Young Living Essential Oils, LC, based in Lehi, Utah, is the world leader in essential oils, offering the highest-quality oil-infused products available. Young Living takes its industry leadership seriously, setting the standard with its proprietary Seed to Seal® quality commitment. This guiding principle helps Young Living protect the planet and provide authentic products that its Brand Partners and Customers can feel confident using and sharing with friends and family. Young Living’s products—sourced from corporate-owned farms, partner farms, and other trusted suppliers—not only support a healthy lifestyle, but also provide opportunities for over 6 million global Brand Partners to find a sense of purpose and whole-life wellness by aligning their work with the Young Living values and passions. For more information, visit YoungLiving.com, follow @youngliving on Instagram, or like us on Facebook.