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Avon Leaves U.S. Direct Selling Association, Cites Code-Of-Ethics Differences

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

In a letter to its direct-selling colleagues, Avon outlines components of its direct-selling policy that it claims provide better protections to sales representatives than U.S. DSA’s Code of Ethics, which needs updating, the firm says. The move may help to insulate Avon from pressures facing the industry and serve to reassure the company’s existing and would-be sales reps at a time when their ranks are dwindling.

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