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This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

State-of-the-art distribution facility renovated with a $9 mil. investment at the company's Canadian headquarters in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The investment, the firm's largest since it moved from Montreal, is part of Avon's previously announced global strategy to increase market share and enhance its position among the world's top global beauty companies (1"The Rose Sheet" April 5, p. 3). Avon Canada is expected to assemble 12 mil. customer orders on behalf of its 65,000 sales representatives. Installation of the new equipment will allow Avon Canada to grow its order assembly capacity to 15 mil. orders per year by mid-year in 2001. Such technological improvements will help the company "achieve our ambitious sales growth objectives and secure a leadership position...in the field of customer service"

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