Blyth, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel company focusing on the direct to consumer market. It operates in three segments: Direct Selling, Catalog & Internet, and Wholesale. The Direct Selling segment designs, manufactures or sources, markets, and distributes a line of products, including scented candles, candle-related accessories, and other fragranced products under the PartyLite brand name. It also offers gourmet foods under the Two Sisters Gourmeta, as well as operates ViSalus Sciences, a direct selling business that focuses on selling meal replacement shakes, weight management products, nutritional supplements, snack cookies, and energy drinks. This segment sells its products through networks of independent sales consultants and promoters. The Catalog & Internet segment designs, sources, and markets a range of household convenience items, health and wellness products, holiday cards, personalized gifts, kitchen accessories, photo albums, and frames. This segment sells its products directly, as well as through catalog and Internet distribution channels under the brand names of As We Change, Easy Comforts, Exposures, Miles Kimballa, and Walter Drakea. The Wholesale segment designs, manufactures or sources, markets, and distributes chafing fuel and tabletop lighting products and accessories for the away from home or foodservice trade under the Ambria, HandyFuel, and Sterno brand names. This segment serves mass retailers, foodservice distributors, hotels, and restaurants. Blyth, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.