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Quixtar Independent Business Owners Drive Quixtar toTop of Internet Retailer Rankings says Colombo DiSalvatore


“This is the fourth year in a row that Quixtar has been named the No. 1 internet retailer in the Health and Beauty category.” – Karen DiSalvatore

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 22, 2007 – Colombo DiSalvatore of The Independent Business Owners Association International (IBOAI) congratulates Independent Business Owners (IBOs) in the U.S. and Canada for driving Quixtar ( to the top of the Health and Beauty Category of Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide of retail Web sites.
“Internet Retailer’s ranking is a great testament to the hard work of our association members, Quixtar IBOs,” says Colombo DiSalvatore. “Their business success also lead Quixtar to be ranked 22th overall based on web-generated sales.”
Internet Retailer’s Top 500 guide ranks America’s largest retail Web sites based on 2006 sales. “Quixtar earned its top ranking based on $1.118 billion in total sales, with $880 million generated online,” notes DiSalvatore.
“This is a 10% increase over last year’s sales,” adds Karen DiSalvatore.
“According to Internet Retailer, online sales in the Health and Beauty category were just over $2.2 billion in 2006,” says Colombo DiSalvatore.
“Quixtar represented more than a 50 percent of the sales in the H & B category, surpassing companies such as Avon, Sephora USA, Lancome-USA and Clinique Laboratories Inc.,” adds Karen DiSalvatore.
“Quixtar IBOs offer customers personalized, one to one service and outstanding health and beauty products from brands such as Nutrilite® Vitamins and Supplements and Artistry® cosmetics,” says DiSalvatore.

About the IBOAI
“The official Trade Association, IBOAI is dedicated to serving and protecting the interests of Quixtar powered Independent Business Owners (IBOs) throughout North America,” says Colombo DiSalvatore of IBOAI. Governed by a Board of Directors, the IBOAI:
• Protects the best interests of IBOs and serves as an advocate in IBO issues.
• Promotes and protects the integrity of the Independent Business Ownership Plan.
• Ensures that the business opportunity today is as good or better for future generations.
• Acts as an advisory group to Quixtar Inc. and Quixtar Canada Corp.

The 2007 IBOA Board of Directors Executive Committee includes Jim Janz, Chairman, Don Wilson, Vice Chairman, Bob Andrews, Brad Duncan, Kanti Gala, Randy Haugen, Bill Hawkins, and Kathy Victor. Governance and Oversight Committee includes Jody Victor and Billy Florence.


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