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Natura Acquiring Avon Products, Inc.

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Natura &Co (B3: NATU3) announced late yesterday that it is acquiring Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) in an all-share transaction. The deal, valued by Natura at around $3.7 billion, caps Avon’s strategic pivot to focus on foreign markets, where sales have been stronger in recent years. The company moved its corporate headquarters to London in 2016…

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Natura and Avon Products, Inc. in Advanced Talks on All-Stock Deal

Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products Inc. announced that they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction. The Sao Paolo, Brazil-based Natura said in a statement that the two parties are negotiating the final details of the deal but cautioned that agreement may not be reached. Avon later confirmed talks are at an advanced stage.…

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Natura &Co Reports R$2.9 Billion in Net Revenues for Q1

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Natura &Co posted another strong performance in the first quarter of 2019, with growth in all three brands driving consolidated sales up 8.5 percent, reaching R$2.9 billion in net revenues. Net income was up 72.8 percent to R$41.9 million. EBITDA rose by 5.6 percent to R$336.9 million, while adjusted EBITDA (excluding non-recurring effects) increased 3.7 percent to R$330.8 million, with…

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DSN Announces the 2019 Global 100!

Global 100 Ranking

Direct Selling News tonight announced its Global 100 list of top direct selling companies in the world. Since 2004, DSN has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. In 2009, the magazine thought it fitting to further recognize the industry by compiling the…

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Natura, Santander Join Forces to Offer Exclusive Banking Services

Natura, Santander

Natura, in partnership with Santander, will offer its Beauty Consultants a bank account with exclusive benefits. The initiative, part of the company’s revitalization plan and the digitalization of its business model, will contribute towards “bankarization” as well as the increase in productivity and income for its Beauty Consultants, expanding sales and consolidating loyalty by allowing them to offer a better customer experience.…

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Natura, Avon Discussing Possible Merger

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The stock price for Avon Products Inc. spiked last Friday after the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and other news sources reported that rival Natura & Co. has confirmed that it has engaged in talks with Avon about a “potential transaction.” The confirmation, made in a regulatory filing, came hours after the Wall Street Journal reported…

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Natura & Co Up 36% for Year

Natura & Co Up 36% for Year

Natura & Co reported 2018 net revenues grew by 36 percent over the previous year to R$13.4 billion. Reported net income surged 48.7 percent in the fourth quarter to R$381.7 million, driven by higher EBITDA and lower financial expenses. This strong result came despite hyperinflationary accounting effects in Argentina and The Body Shop’s transformation costs. Natura & Co’s Executive…

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Natura Q3 2018 Sales Up 37.1%

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Natura & Co. recently reported another strong quarter of growth in 2018, with consolidated sales rising by 37.1 percent in Q3, reaching R$3.24 billion. On an adjusted basis, consolidated net revenue grew 16.6 percent in the third quarter of 2018, compared to the same period last year, with strong performance across all three businesses. In…

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Growth of Global Hair Care Market Good News for Direct Sellers

The global hair care market is expected to reach approximately $110.70 billion in 2024. According to a new report by Zion Market Research titled “Hair Care Market by Product and by Distribution Channel: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2017–2024,” the market was valued at around $89.08 billion in 2017 and is expected to…

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Natura Reports Strong Q2 Growth in All Brands

Sao Paolo, Brazil-based Natura & Co, the Brazilian beauty and cosmetics giant, recently reported results from the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Revenue was up 13.6 percent to R$3.1 million from R$2.729 million in 2017. Revenue growth was up in every brand: Natura, up 9.8 percent; The Body Shop, up 14.8 percent; and Aesop…

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