Posts Tagged ‘India’

QNET – 21 Years of Empowering Entrepreneurs

QNET

The Beginning QNET was founded in 1998 in the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis, and the heels of the dotcom crash that turned many local Asian economies upside down. It was a time of turmoil in more ways than one for a group of young Asian entrepreneurs who were reeling from having just discovered…

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Billion Dollar Markets

Billion Dollar Markets

It was another record year for the direct selling industry, which garnered $192.9 billion (constant U.S. dollars) in estimated retail sales globally in 2018—a 1.2 percent increase over 2017—and produced 24 Billion Dollar Markets, according to research by the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), its partner DSAs and direct selling companies around the…

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Plexus Partners with Mary’s Meals to Combat Global Hunger

Plexus WorldwideTM announced a new international partner for its Nourish One™ Initiative to combat hunger across the globe—Mary’s Meals. Starting in January Plexus will make a monetary donation for every serving sold internationally of its new Plexus Lean™ product line to Mary’s Meals, a global child hunger charity that feeds 1.3 million children a day. In addition, Plexus announced a…

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Beauty & Personal Care Market Expected to Reach $716 Billion by 2025

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The global beauty and personal care products market size is anticipated to reach $716.6 billion by 2025. According to a new report by Grand View Research, there are four key factors that are expected to drive a CAGR of 5.9 percent in the market over the forecast period: Growing preference for natural and organic personal care (NOPC) products Increasing…

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Avon Products Appoints New General Manager to Drive Growth in India

Avon Q1 2019

Avon Products recently announced that Dronacharya Chakraborty has been appointed General Manager, India. This is effective immediately. Mr. Chakraborty will report to Global Vice President, Asia Pacific Bill Rahn. Mr. Chakraborty’s appointment is part of Avon’s strategy to drive growth and better capture the vast opportunities in India.  He brings 20 years of experience in…

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Tupperware Brands Q2 Net Sales Down 7%

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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Avon Products Inc. Appoints Seasoned Industry Executive Bill Rahn to Lead APAC

Bill Rahn

London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Bill Rahn to the position of group vice president, Asia Pacific (APAC). In this role, he will oversee the entire APAC region, leading Avon’s business across five markets—China, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan. “APAC is an attractive, high-priority region with strategic importance for Avon,” said Jan Zijderveld, chief executive officer of Avon. “I am confident that Bill’s proven track record…

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Global Organic Personal-Care Market Expected to Reach $25.1 Billion by 2025

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Grand View Research Inc., a U.S.-based market research and consulting company, released a new report stating the global organic personal-care market size is expected to reach $25.1 billion by 2025, exhibiting a 9.5 percent CAGR during the forecast period. Growing demand for organic and natural hair-care, skincare and cosmetic products is expected to augment market growth over…

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Avon Foundation to Support UK in Combating Gender-Based Violence

This past week, Northern Ireland’s most influential leaders from the legal, prosecution, law enforcement and frontline support sectors gathered in Belfast for the first-ever Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence held in the U.K. Funded by the Avon Foundation for Women, the Institute is an innovative and interactive training program that provides participants with the tools…

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Amway Reports 2017 Sales Slightly Down at $8.6 Billion

Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, has reported sales of $8.6 billion for the year ending Dec. 31, 2017. The Ada, Michigan-based company achieved sales gain in several key markets, including South Korea, Thailand, Russia and India. Total sales in the second half of 2017 grew by 3 percent, compared to same period of the…

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