QUOTE AND NEWS
CNNMoney.com  Dec 19  Comment 
Beauty goods company Avon has been fined $135 million by the SEC for bribing Chinese officials with luxury goods -- everything from Gucci bags to Tiffany pens.
Mondo Visione  Dec 18  Comment 
Avon Products (China) Co. Ltd. (Avon China), a wholly owned subsidiary of the New York-based cosmetics company, Avon Products Inc. (Avon), pleaded guilty today to conspiring to violate the accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
Wall Street Journal  Dec 17  Comment 
Avon Products settled foreign bribery charges involving its China unit with the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to pay $67.6 million in criminal penalties.
Forbes  Dec 17  Comment 
Avon was adversely impacted by both macroeconomic as well as microeconomic factors. Externally, the grim economic environment weakened Avon's performance in 2014, especially in the Latin American region, which contributes to over 50% of Avon's...
Benzinga  Dec 12  Comment 
Bank of America made changes to price targets on several consumer staples stocks Friday. Below are some of the changes along with current ratings and comments from lead analyst Bryan Spillane. Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBH) - Buy,...
TheStreet.com  Nov 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Avon Products  are down 4.85% to $9.42 after the company said it's splitting its Latin American operations between two executives as the beauty products company continues its turnaround efforts, the Wall Street...
Benzinga  Nov 19  Comment 
In a report published Wednesday, BTIG Research analyst April Scee initiated coverage on Coty (NYSE: COTY) with a Buy rating and $23.00 price target. In the report, BTIG Research noted, “Nail inflecting & Fragrance should inflect next 12-18mo,...
newratings.com  Nov 19  Comment 
NEW YORK CITY (dpa-AFX) - Avon Products Inc. (AVP) said that its Latin America management responsibilities will be divided between two Avon executives who will each oversee a defined set of markets within the region. "To return the Avon business...




 

Avon (NYSE:AVP) makes beauty and personal care products, including various types of cosmetics - lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, basically anything that would make a wonderful Mother's Day gift - apparel and accessories, and home and decoractive products. Avon's products face intense competition, from companies like Estee Lauder Companies (EL) and Revlon (REV), in all of its markets from both global and regional mid-end brand personal care products. To combat competition and improve brand recognition in US and global markets, Avon launched a Turn-around Plan in that included strategic initiatives to reduce costs, increased advertising spending, improve product quality, and improve sales profitability.

While the majority of Avon's competitors distribute their products to resellers such as department stores, drugstores, or cosmetic stores, Avon sells its products solely through its direct-selling channel of independently-contracted Active Sales Representatives and through its online website. However, the company's direct-selling business model is at risk for incurring more costs due to Representative dissatisfaction and global legal restrictions. Due to the company's reliance on its direct-selling business model, earning potential and satisfaction of its Representatives and maintaining its business model are essential for the company's success in global markets.

Company Overview

Avon produces and sells consumer packaged goods worldwide through its direct selling boutique store channel and its online channel.

Business Segments

Avon's revenues come from three main categories:

Business Growth

===FY 2010 (ended December 31, 2010)[1]

Wikinvest © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Use of this site is subject to express Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms. Any information provided by Wikinvest, including but not limited to company data, competitors, business analysis, market share, sales revenues and other operating metrics, earnings call analysis, conference call transcripts, industry information, or price targets should not be construed as research, trading tips or recommendations, or investment advice and is provided with no warrants as to its accuracy. Stock market data, including US and International equity symbols, stock quotes, share prices, earnings ratios, and other fundamental data is provided by data partners. Stock market quotes delayed at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and AMEX. Market data by Xignite. See data providers for more details. Company names, products, services and branding cited herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The use of trademarks or service marks of another is not a representation that the other is affiliated with, sponsors, is sponsored by, endorses, or is endorsed by Wikinvest.
Powered by MediaWiki