AVON Turkey recently announced it will be sponsoring one of Turkey’s longest-established and biggest sport brands, Beşiktaş JK (BJK). The sponsorship is the first at club-level women’s football in Turkey, and is aimed at raising awareness of women’s football and introducing more women into football as spectators and players. According to AVON, the sponsorship is […]
The TODAY Show Toy Drive, a project of the TODAY Show Charitable Foundation Inc., worked to make its 24th Holiday Toy Drive its most successful ever—and several direct selling companies helped to aid that effort. According to The TODAY Show, every 29 seconds a child in the United States is born into poverty. These children […]
Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling Bringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling Advocating for the Direct Selling Community Navigating the Millennial-Driven World Sticking to a Winning Business Model Leading with Passion and Commitment Launching New Products and Segments Recruiting and […]
Avon Products Inc. the London-based direct seller of beauty and related products, announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. Revenue increased 1 percent to $1.4 billion, while Active Representatives and Ending Representatives, both from reportable segments, declined 3 percent and 2 percent, respectively. “Our third quarter has been a productive period,” said […]
The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) recently announced its new Executive Committee at the 21st Annual General Body Meeting of the Association. Vivek Katoch, Director Corporate Affairs, Oriflame India Pvt. Ltd., was named the new Chairman of the Association. Rini Sanyal, Head, Worldwide Regulatory, Government and Industry Affairs, India, Herbalife, was elected as the new […]
Avon UK recently announced a significant new partnership with charity CoppaFeel! to support in its mission to educate young women on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and to raise awareness of the need for regular important boob checks. Research from CoppaFeel! discovered that just over three quarters of women aged 18–29 will ever […]
When natural disasters strike, the direct selling community is quick to offer help with relief efforts. Such was the case in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Category 4 storm that caused catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas this past week. When Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, bringing with it record rainfall and causing severe […]
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FORTUNE recently named Avon CEO Sheri McCoy to its list of “The 50 Most Powerful Women in Business: Global Edition.” McCoy ranks No. 19, followed by Google SVP Susan Wojcicki at No. 20. GM’s Mary Barra, IBM’s Ginni Rometty and PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi hold the top three spots on the list.
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The bruises would alert you, but they may be hidden beneath her clothes. The psychological and emotional abuse may be disguised in the smile she greets you with each day. The sexual assault may be waiting for her after you hug her goodbye. Someone you know is or has been a victim of domestic violence. […]