Posts Tagged ‘Avon’

Direct Selling’s Pop-Culture Prominence: It’s All Good

Pop-Culture

Avon, Mary Kay, Amway and countless more brands: direct selling is an integral part of the American consciousness. It’s not surprising references to us show up in popular culture all the time. I’ve seen direct selling featured in movies and TV shows dating back decades. Media often refer to direct selling by focusing on flexibility…

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Avon Introduces New Brand, Distillery

Distillery

Avon Products, Inc. announced the launch of Distillery, a new skincare and make-up brand that celebrates clean beauty without compromise. According to Avon, the new collection offers huge potential for driving the company’s brand rejuvenation and growth. It’s backed by an innovative Instagram virtual distillery to create an engaging journey to purchase, opening up access…

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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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Fine and Forever

TOCARA

TOCARA Founded: 2008 Headquarters: St. Laurent, Quebec Top Executives: Randall Markus, Founder and President Products: Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel Jewelry A lifetime jewelry manufacturer fell in love with direct sales and put the two together in TOCARA. Old Montreal is where Randall Markus got his start in the jewelry business decades ago. Today, Markus…

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Avon Unveils New R&D Lab in Mexico

Avon Products Inc

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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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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