Avon Products Inc. has launched a campaign calling on men and women worldwide to #SpeakOut and put an end to pejorative words and phrases used to silence women. Launched ahead of International Women’s day on March 8, the campaign is in response to growing evidence of a gender divide, with the World Economic Forum’s 2020…

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Natura &Co

Natura &Co reported consolidated net revenue of R$4.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, up 7.3 percent on a reported basis and up 6.1 percent at constant currency. The fourth-quarter performance caps another transformational year for Natura &Co as it announced the acquisition of Avon Products, Inc. in May 2019, creating the world’s fourth-largest pure play beauty…

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Avon Products Inc. recently unveiled its new patented breakthrough technology, Protinol™, which restores “baby” collagen—a first in topical skincare. According to the company, Protinol is clinically proven to restore both types of collagen found in healthy skin, helping to mimic the perfect collagen ratio found in baby skin. Collagen is responsible for the irresistible quality,…

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Avon Products Inc. recently announced its inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI distinguishes companies setting an example to advance women in the workplace through measurement and transparency. This is the second time Avon has been selected for the GEI, which recognizes Avon’s commitment to creating opportunities for women to earn and learn.…

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Angela Cretu has been appointed Avon Products Inc.’s CEO to drive the next phase of the company’s transformation. The appointment follows the recent transaction between Avon and Natura &Co to create the world’s fourth-largest pure-play beauty company. Cretu will be responsible for business operations outside of Latin America and for the oversight of the Avon brand globally. She brings…

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Natura &Co, Avon

Natura &Co announces that it expects to close today the acquisition of Avon Products, Inc. and appoint the new senior leadership team to drive the company’s next phase of growth. The landmark transaction creates the world’s fourth-largest pure-play beauty company. According to the company press release: This marks a major new step in building a…

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animal testing

Avon Products Inc. has ended all regulatory-required animal testing, making it the first global beauty company selling in China to stop all animal testing of ingredients and products across all its brands. Respect for animal welfare is a cornerstone of Avon’s product safety philosophy and Avon was one of the first companies to stop animal…

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Stevie Awards for Women

ARIIX, Jeunesse Global, Nu Skin Enterprises and Avon Products Inc. were among the winners at the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The awards, which honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run, were presented Nov. 15 at a gala celebration in New York. Winners included: Grand Stevie Award (Program’s Highest Honor) Jeunesse Global, Lake Mary, FL,…

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Genetika+

Genetika+ has won Avon’s Women Startup Competition 2019. Genetika+, led by Talia Cohen Solal, has developed cutting edge technology to determine which drug to treat depression will be best suited to each patient, making treatment more effective, more quickly. The start-up from Jerusalem was crowned the winner during the final event in London, followed in…

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Luis Vázquez

Avon Products, Inc. announced that its shareholders approved the proposed acquisition of Avon by Natura &Co Holding S.A., a new holding company for Natura Cosméticos S.A. More than 75 percent of Avon’s shares outstanding, on an as-converted basis, were voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the merger agreement. “We are pleased that our shareholders have strongly supported Avon’s combination…

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