Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

WFDSA Reports Record 2018

WFDSA

The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) earlier this month released business results for 2018. According to WFDSA: Global estimated retail sales for 2018 were a record $192.9 billion, an increase of 1.2% over 2017. Compound annual growth rate for the period from 2015 through 2018 was 1.7%, showing sustained growth over time. The…

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Avon Foundation for Women Doubles Funding for Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women have announced nearly 200 scholarships to open up personal development opportunities for Avon Representatives and their families. This year’s program sees the Avon Foundation double its funding from $200,000 to over $400,000 to fuel learning opportunities. The Global Scholarship Program is part of Avon’s global stand4her plan, which aims to improve the lives…

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Global 100 Celebration

Global 100 Celebration

Executives, guests join DSN to honor channel’s best at 10th anniversary Global 100 celebration. The annual DSN Global 100 Celebration recognizes the direct selling channel’s proud history of providing individuals from all walks of life with unparalleled opportunities for entrepreneurship and personal development. The event also showcases the impact and growth potential of the $189.6…

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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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Avon Launches Two-Hour Delivery Service in Brazil

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced the launch of a new partnership with Rappi, an on-demand delivery service. In the initial pilot more than 100 Avon products will be available for two-hour delivery through selected Avon Representatives to customers in São Paulo in Brazil, and Bogotá and Medellin in Colombia. The partnership with Rappi will…

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Natura Q3 2018 Sales Up 37.1%

Natura ecoparque

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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Key Milestones for Avon in Transformation of Supply Chain

Rob Lowndes

London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced key milestones in the transformation of its supply chain, fueling greater flexibility and connectivity throughout its supply chain and delivering marked improvement in service quality as well as satisfaction and retention levels for Avon Representatives. Transformation efforts thus far have included leadership appointments, digital applications and operational changes.  Leadership Appointment Avon…

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Tupperware to Expand Global Links Program to Brazil

Brazil

Tupperware Brands, the Orlando, Florida-based direct seller of storage and serving solutions and personal care products, recently announced that it is expanding its Global Links program into Brazil. The program, which is in partnership with Rollins College and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, is designed to build capacity for women’s…

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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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