Avon Products Inc.

New Avon White Paper Explores Relationship Between Beauty And Happiness

New Avon White Paper

Avon Products, Inc. announced its major new white paper, Beauty, Happiness and the Rise of the “Perfectly Me.” This cultural snapshot of Avon’s perspective on beauty explores the company’s new thoughts around women, happiness and ever-evolving attitudes to beauty. The report was co-created by key members of Avon’s research and development and innovation teams and led by Chief Scientific Officer Louise…

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Avon Foundation Argentina Awards $1 Million to Social Change Projects

Avon Foundation Argentina

The Avon Foundation Argentina recently announced new awards totaling $1 million to women-led social projects at the 12th annual Avon Foundation Women Solidarity Awards. Five winners will be granted $200,000 each towards an initiative they’ve created and implemented to improve the lives of people in their communities. The Solidarity Awards aim to stimulate and support community…

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John Fleming Pens Open Letter to New Avon CEO Paul Yi

LG Household & Health Care’s acquisition of the North American operations of New Avon LLC announced back in April went through earlier this month. In connection with this transaction, Former President of Coca-Cola Korea Company Paul Yi has assumed the CEO duties from Laurie Ann Goldman, who led New Avon for the past eight months.…

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DSA of Canada Announces Academic Scholarship Recipients

DSA of Canada Academic Scholarship

Seven students received an academic boost when the Direct Sellers Association of Canada (DSA) recently announced its scholarship winners for 2019. This is the eighth year of the scholarships, which celebrate and contribute to the educational endeavors of both sales consultants and employees in the direct selling industry, as well as their families. The DSA…

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Avon Unveils New R&D Lab in Mexico

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Avon Products Inc. recently announced a new research and development lab in Mexico. Operating as part of Avon’s global R&D network, the new lab at the Celaya plant in Mexico will allow the brand to maximize local innovation opportunities. According to the company, being closer to local consumers and trends as well as Avon’s local marketing…

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Avon Q2 Revenue Down 12%

Avon Q2

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. Total reportable segment revenue decreased 12 percent in reported currency and 5 percent in constant dollars. Price/mix increased 9 percent. Active Representatives from reportable segments declined 10 percent, with decreases reported in all segments, and declined 3 percent compared to first-quarter…

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Avon Foundation for Women Donates $100,000 to Malala Fund

Malala Fund

Avon Products, Inc. announced that the Avon Foundation for Women is donating $100,000 to Malala Fund, a charity that champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. The donation will be channeled directly to advance education for girls in Brazil, Avon’s largest market. Breaking down the barriers holding women and girls back, to create a better…

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Luis Vázquez Appointed Avon Global Sales Leader

Luis Vázquez

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced that Luis Vázquez has been appointed to lead its global sales team.   Vázquez, who has extensive direct selling experience, will spearhead the company’s efforts to open up growth by driving recruitment, retention and training for the millions of Avon Representatives across the world.   “I am delighted that Luis is joining Avon in…

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Avon Declares Support for UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld and Avon general managers across the world pledged the company’s unwavering support for the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles. Avon leaders have written to the UN to declare support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages organizations to take decisive action towards gender equality. The WEPs list steps that organizations…

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Avon Foundation for Women Announces $200,000 Grant for Vital Voices

Vital Voices

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women recently announced a new $200,000 grant to Vital Voices Global Partnership. The grant will fund Voices Against Violence, an initiative which builds on Avon’s long-standing commitment to help women and girls live safe lives, free from violence. The donation marks the Avon Foundation’s tenth year partnering with Vital Voices, bringing its total funding for…

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