Last fall, CVSL indicated publicly that it had acquired a stake in Blyth. On Octo. 29, 2013, CVSL announced that it had proposed a business combination with Blyth, under which CVSL would acquire all public common shares of Blyth for a per share consideration of $16.75, or about $270 million.
Blyth management rejected the deal.
CVSL companies currently include basket maker The Longaberger Company; Your Inspiration At Home, a maker of hand-crafted spices andgourmet food items; Tomboy Tools, a direct seller of tools designed for women as well as home security systems; and Agel Enterprises, a global seller of nutritional products in gel form as well as a skin care line sold under the Ageless brand.