Restructuring and strong sales boost Nu Skin
The company, which is present in North Asia, Americas, Greater China, Europe and South Asia/Pacific, says that revenue was marginallly up at $322.6m, compared to $321.7m in the same period last year.
However, taking into account the strength of the US dollar against international currencies, the results were up 4 percent on a constant-currency basis.
Net income was up 7.3 percent, from $20.6m to reach $22.1m, a figure that was also reduced by reduced costs from restructuring that was particularly effective in the Japan market.
As a result of the results, the company says it is increasing it full year forecasts, predicting that turnover in 2009 will be in the range of $1.26 to $1.27bn.