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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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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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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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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Record global sales, China inches closer to eclipsing the U.S., and emerging markets gain strength. In 2017, global direct selling recorded US$189.6 billion (2017 constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales—a 1.6 percent increase over 2016. — and up nearly $20 billion since 2014, resulting in a 3.7% compound annual growth rate over the 3-year period…

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London-based Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. Total revenue decreased 3 percent to $1.4 billion, or increased 1 percent in constant dollars, both including a benefit of approximately 4 percent due to the impact of adopting the new revenue recognition standard and both including an…

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Orlando, Fla.-based Tupperware Brands today reported its financial result for the second quarter of 2018. Net sales were $535.4 million, down 7 percent (4% local currency), including a 2-point impact from the 2017 closure of Beauticontrol and the combination of the NaturCare and Tupperware businesses in Japan. Emerging markets, accounting for 71 percent of sales, were down 5…

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Sao Paulo, Brazil-based direct seller Natura is expanding its collaboration with Wirecard, one of the fastest-growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, by adding the company’s new digital finance features to enhance consultant and customer experiences. Natura has been collaborating with Wirecard Brazil since 2014. Since that time, the cosmetics, perfumery and personal…

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Avon Q3

Avon Products, Inc. has announced it has reached a series of milestones in its plans to transform the digital capabilities of its Representatives and improve interactions with consumers. The London-based beauty company’s global digital platforms and experience team has launched a fully digitized, mobile-enabled, e-interactive brochure that allows Avon Representatives to connect quickly and effectively with their customers. Avon…

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Avon Products, Inc., a London, U.K.-based global leader in the beauty sector, has announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Revenue rose 5 percent to $1.4 billion; however, net loss was $21 million and the number of Avon’s active representatives fell 4 percent, the steepest decline in three years. “Avon’s first-quarter results were unsatisfactory and…

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