Avon Products Inc.

Forecast for Global Anti-Ageing Product Market Is Promising

Direct sellers with anti-aging products can expect to see continued growth over the next six years according to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.com. The market research store today released “Anti-Aging Product Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024,” a study on the anti-aging product market that covers analysis of the leading…

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Avon Products Inc. Appoints Seasoned Industry Executive Bill Rahn to Lead APAC

Bill Rahn

London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Bill Rahn to the position of group vice president, Asia Pacific (APAC). In this role, he will oversee the entire APAC region, leading Avon’s business across five markets—China, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan. “APAC is an attractive, high-priority region with strategic importance for Avon,” said Jan Zijderveld, chief executive officer of Avon. “I am confident that Bill’s proven track record…

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Avon Selling Last U.S. Factory

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Avon is selling its last U.S factory to a French cosmetics manufacturer. Citing people familiar with the plan, the WSJ reported Fareva Group will take over production at Avon’s factory in Morton Grove, Illinois. Fareva, one of the world’s leading subcontractors in the industrial & household, cosmetics and pharmaceutical fields, will…

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Public Direct Sellers: Q1 Momentum Continues

The six publicly traded direct selling companies we follow, whose stocks are listed in the U.S., Herbalife (HLF), Medifast (MED), Nu Skin (NUS), Tupperware (TUP), USANA (USNA) and London-based Avon Products (AVP), began 2018 in much the same fashion as how they exited 2017. On balance, trends continue favorable. In aggregate, on an equal weighted…

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Lipstick Global Market to Exceed $17 Billion by 2023

According to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s new report “Global Lipstick Market by Product Type (Gloss, Matte & Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Departmental/Grocery Stores, Multi Branded Retail Stores & Others), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013–2023,” the global lipstick market is expected to cross $17 billion by 2023 due to the rising number of product innovations, increasing disposable income and…

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Avon Accelerates Digital Transformation Plans: Launches Shoppable Brochure

Avon Products, Inc. has announced it has reached a series of milestones in its plans to transform the digital capabilities of its Representatives and improve interactions with consumers. The London-based beauty company’s global digital platforms and experience team has launched a fully digitized, mobile-enabled, e-interactive brochure that allows Avon Representatives to connect quickly and effectively with their customers. Avon…

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Avon Reports “Unsatisfactory” Q1 2018 Results

Avon Products, Inc., a London, U.K.-based global leader in the beauty sector, has announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Revenue rose 5 percent to $1.4 billion; however, net loss was $21 million and the number of Avon’s active representatives fell 4 percent, the steepest decline in three years. “Avon’s first-quarter results were unsatisfactory and…

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DSN Announces the 2018 Global 100!

Since 2004 Direct Selling News has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. So it seemed only fitting for DSN to further recognize the industry by compiling a comprehensive list, starting in 2010, of the top direct selling companies in the world.

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Public Direct Sellers End 2017 on a Strong Note

Douglas M. Lane, CFA, is a securities analyst with more than 20 years of experience covering companies that employ the direct selling business model. He leads a boutique equity research firm, Lane Research, focusing on those companies. His website is www.laneres.com, and he can be reached at doug@laneres.com. The six publicly traded direct selling companies…

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Avon Helps Found First Breast Cancer Support Center in Russia

Russia, Moscow

Photo: St. Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow, Russia Avon Products, the second-largest direct seller in the world, announced the grand opening of the first Breast Cancer Support Centre in Moscow, Russia, to provide support for women with breast cancer. The center, called Vmeste (meaning “together”), was founded by London-based Avon Products and the National…

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