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Is Avon Different From Herbalife?

By Robert FitzPatrick: Avon (NYSE:AVP) has voluntarily joined the battle, aka the “fraud thesis”, that has engulfed Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) and, collaterally, other “multi-level marketing” -MLM- enterprises, such as Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS) and Usana (NYSE:USNA), devaluing their stocks and raising the … Continue reading

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How Does Avon Products Set Up For A Turnaround In 2014?

By Rahul Jaisingh: Avon Products (AVP) reported disappointing numbers in its latest fiscal quarter. For the third quarter of 2013, revenues decreased 1% on a constant dollar basis (revenues decreased 2% after excluding the impact of favorable VAT tax credits … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Refugees Share Their Stories At Avon Library – Hartford Courant

Vietnamese Refugees Share Their Stories At Avon LibraryHartford CourantBecause he was an officer in the South Vietnamese navy, the Communists of North Vietnam sent Trinh to a "re-education camp," and after that he could not find work. So he decided … Continue reading

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Using An Herbalife Lens To Examine Avon

By Robert FitzPatrick: While oceans of ink are now dedicated to the inner workings of Herbalife’s (HLF) “multi-level marketing” (MLM) model, Avon (AVP), depicted in the MLM industry as the largest and oldest of all MLMs, receives only the typical … Continue reading

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Learning From The Avon Products Dividend Cut

By Dan Mac: Avon Products (AVP) has long been a darling of dividend growth investors. Before 2012, the company had a history of 22 years’ worth of annual dividend increases. For many years Avon offered decent earnings and dividend growth. … Continue reading

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Coty drops $10.7bn bid for Avon

The withdrawal comes as Coty’s deadline for Avon to respond expires, and brings to an end a tense six-week stand-off over the unsolicited offer Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Coty boosts bid for Avon to $10.7bn

Fragrance company secures financing from Berkshire Hathaway as it steps up pressure to secure a deal for the direct-sales cosmetics maker Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Avon appoints new chief executive

Sheri McCoy, a Johnson & Johnson executive, will replace Andrea Jung as the head of the beauty products direct seller Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Coty seeks to woo Avon investors

Bart Becht aims to convince shareholders to discuss $ 10bn bid saying that ‘without thorough due diligence’ the $ 10bn bid is ‘just not possible’ Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Avon rejects $10bn offer from Coty

Privately owned US beauty and fragrance group went public with offer, having made three proposals in March that it said Avon’s board had shown ‘no interest’ in Financial Times – Asia homepage

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