Global Sales Exceeding Expectations
DALLAS, TEXAS - March 28, 2002 - Natural Health Trends Corp. (OTCBB: NHTC) announced that its subsidiary, Lexxus International, Inc., has expanded into 15 additional markets. Lexxus CEO Terry LaCore announced, in an open letter to distributors, this was "the Company's biggest achievement to date." Additionally, Mr. LaCore stated that global sales for 2002 have already exceeded expectations, and the new Lexxus markets in Taiwan and Hong Kong are fully operational. Closer to home, President Curtis Broome just recently completed a seventeen-city, twenty- three day tour of North America.
NHTC, which reported net sales of approximately $20.5 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2001 versus $6.5 million for the same period the year before, distributes and markets Viacrème TM and other quality- of- life products.
"In light of this great news, we feel the Company is greatly undervalued," said Mark Woodburn, President of Natural Health Trends Corp. "Despite trying economic times, it has been truly an exciting and rewarding past few months for Natural Health Trends, as we continue to expand into different parts of the world," he concluded.
About Natural Health Trends Corp.
Natural Health Trends Corporation is a holding company for two operating subsidiaries, ekaire.com, Inc., which sells nutritional supplements and vitamins, and Lexxus International, Inc. Lexxus, started in January 2001, markets and sells the revolutionary new product, Viacrème TM. Viacrème, developed by a leading gynecologist, is a quality-of-life product that improves the opportunity for women to achieve greater sexual satisfaction. Lexxus International has earned an estimated $17 million in revenues in just its first nine months of operation. The product, Viacrème, received a considerable amount of positive exposure including appearances on Good Morning Canada, FOX News and EXTRA, a leading television news magazine program.
Lexxus International recently announced three additional products to its quality-of-life line. The three products are LaVie, a non-alcoholic Bordeaux manufactured with some of nature's most sensuous herbs; LexLips, a lip-gloss designed to give the appearance of full and luscious lips; and Skindulgence, a skin-care product with a blend of botanical extracts helping diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
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