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Avon Products Inc.

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Avon Joins Global #BeCrueltyFree Campaign Amid Natura Deal Talks

The turnaround-minded direct seller confirmed in late March that it was in discussions with Natura about a potential transaction. Natura prides itself on its cruelty-free status, and Avon increasingly seems like it could be a good fit in that regard.

Beauty Business Strategies

Beiersdorf Wants Nivea ‘Unapproved Drug’ Suit Off Its Back Once And For All; L’Oreal Likely Watching

A proposed class action alleging that Nivea Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion is an unlawfully marketed structure/function-changing drug was dismissed in 2017, only to be resuscitated by a Ninth Circuit reversal in December 2018. Beiersdorf is trying to get the suit tossed again, which would be of some assurance to L’Oreal, now facing similar litigation.

Legal Issues Beauty

Avon Anti-Cellulite Backlash Reveals Confusion Over Firm’s Offense: Is It The Ad, Or The Product?

Actress crusader Jameela Jamil led the social media mob against Avon’s anti-cellulite advertising in January, but she herself was called to account by some who themselves felt “shamed” for seeking such products out. The melee that followed provoked questions about the essence of the beauty industry as a whole.

Beauty Advertising, Marketing & Sales

Avon Discriminates Against Pregnant, Nursing Employees – Class Action Complaint

Former Avon employees claim they faced discrimination, even harassment, and ultimately were terminated due to their pregnancies and requests for accommodation. Both Avon Products, Inc. and its carved-out North American business, New Avon, are named as defendants in the putative class action, which seeks injunctive relief and damages for alleged economic, emotional and reputational injuries.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Diversified
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Avon Products Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • James Preston, Chmn. & CEO
    Edwina D Woodbury, SVP, CFO
    Edward J Robinson, Pres. & COO
    Neil D Scancarella, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Avon Products Inc.
    Phone: (212) 546-6015
    Nine West 57 Street
    New York, NY 10019-