Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

ORGANO Completes Phase One of Continental Africa Growth Plan

Continental Africa Plan

ORGANO recently announced it has completed phase one of its Continental Africa growth plan. “The October 2018 opening of ORGANO in South Africa represented a milestone achievement, furthering our goal of providing economic development opportunities for African citizens everywhere and making ORGANO products and services more broadly available around the world,” said ORGANO Director of…

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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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Avon Products, Inc. Announces Partnership to Deliver Global Training Platform

Avon partnership with Fuse Universal

Avon Products, Inc. has announced a partnership with Fuse Universal (Fuse), a leading provider of next-generation learning technology, to create a global training platform. The initiative supports a central pillar of Avon’s transformation plan to digitize its business and accelerate the selling and earning power of Avon’s millions of Representatives worldwide. The partnership is one element of Avon’s business strategy to…

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ORGANO Expands into South Africa

Organo

Vancouver, British Columbia-based ORGANO recently announced it has formally expanded into South Africa. The new market opened on Oct. 6. The company’s headquarters and logistics hub are located in Johannesburg. “Our opening in South Africa represents another achievement in expanding ORGANO throughout the African continent and is an important component of our strategic growth plan for the EMEA region,”…

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Young Living Welcomes New Partner Farm in South Africa

South Africa Coast

Lehi, Utah-based Young Living Essential Oils recently announced that the Amanzi Amahle Farm and Distillery in Cape Town, South Africa, will become the newest Young Living partner farm. The farm will provide Young Living with essential oils, including eucalyptus radiata, tea tree, grapefruit, orange and lemon. “We’re proud to partner with the Amanzi Amahle Farm and…

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Billion Dollar Markets

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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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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Tupperware Sales Down 2% for Q4 2017

Orlando, Florida-based Tupperware Brands Corp. has reported operating results for the fourth quarter 2017. Net sales were $588.6 million, down 2 percent (4 percent local currency). On a comparable basis, adjusting for the impacts of the 53rd week in 2016 and the closure of BeautiControl, local currency sales were estimated to be up 3 percent. Emerging…

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Amway: On a Mission Greater Than One Company

IBO Brian B. and Amway Vice Chairman Jim Payne go “Over the Edge” for Easter Seals at the annual event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The rappelling activity raises funds for the charity.

Managing an $8.8 billion global enterprise while being the face of a $183 billion international market is a lot of responsibility. But Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, with headquarters in Ada, Michigan, seems comfortable with—and energized by—the challenge. Amway Founded: 1959 Headquarters: Ada, Michigan Top Executives: Co-CEOs Steve Van Andel and Doug DeVos 2016 Revenue: $8.80 billion…

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Avon Appoints Paul Stephens as Executive Director Sales UK

London, U.K.-based Avon has appointed Paul Stephens as executive director of Sales for Avon U.K. His new role takes effect immediately. Stephens, who was born in Scotland, joined Avon as a division manager in the United Kingdom before progressing through roles leading the sales leadership program. He then became a regional manager, with responsibility for…

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