Posts Tagged ‘Avon’

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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The China Conundrum

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What will be the impact of China’s 100-day action on the direct selling channel going forward? Time will tell. When Direct Selling News released its Global 100 list of the top direct selling companies in the world in June, one country was conspicuously underrepresented. China, the second largest direct selling market, had only one company…

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Avon Given Prestigious Cannes Lions Award

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Avon Product Inc. has been awarded its first Cannes Lions award for the “You’re Not Alone” campaign from the Avon Institute in Brazil. The campaign features domestic objects like pots and pans and cushions speaking out for the women experiencing violence to reinforce how invisible the problem can be when the only witnesses can’t tell…

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Avon Products Inc. Launches stand4her

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Avon Products Inc. recently launched stand4her, a global plan to tackle some of the greatest barriers holding women back from achieving their full potential.   As part of the business strategy to “Open Up Avon,” stand4her aims to improve the lives of 100 million women a year by standing for: the freedom to work on…

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Avon Products, Inc. Down 2% for 2018

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Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. For the fourth quarter 2018, total revenue was $1.4 billion, a decrease of 10 percent year-over-year. Active Representatives declined 6 percent. For the fiscal year 2018, total revenue was $5.57 billion, a decrease of 2…

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Direct Selling-Style Retail Expected to Thrive in UK in 2019

Retailers using a business model similar to Tupperware parties or Avon’s door-to-door selling are expected to see strong growth in the UK this year. According to a story in the Retail Gazette, an independently sourced news organization covering the UK’s diverse retail industry, the UK Direct Selling Association (DSA) said it expected to see strong growth within the…

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