8 min ago
Avon (AVP) Stops Rollout of SAP (SAP) Software After Sales Rep Exodus
The system, according to the Wall Street Journal, was "so burdensome and disruptive" to the routine of Avon's representatives that many of them left the company.
4 hrs ago
Avon Pulls Plug On $125 Million SAP Project
Avon halts its global rollout of an SAP order management system after a Canadian iPad pilot project prompts reps to quit in frustration.
6 hrs ago
Avon halts work on big SAP implementation, cites lack of ROI
Avon Products has halted the rollout of a global SAP implementation, with the cosmetics maker saying in a regulatory filing that a pilot program in Canada caused "significant business disruption in that market, and did not show a clear return on investment."
7 hrs ago
Avon slams the brakes on SAP deployment, proving once again that enterprise software is hard
No kidding. The ERP and order management systems are very complicated. Even new implementations have to tie into all that old stuff.
11 hrs ago
Five Star Equities Issues New Research Reports on AVP, EHTH, JOY and...
Five Star Equities releases regular market updates so investors can stay ahead of the crowd and make the best investment decisions to maximize their returns.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Erie Times News
In Brief: Avon to cut jobs
Avon said Wednesday that it plans to eliminate about 650 jobs as part of its ongoing plan to cut costs by $400 million.
Scripps, MasterCard among top S&P gainers
Shares of Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. and MasterCard Inc. were among the biggest gainers on the S&P 500 Wednesday, while Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings and Avon Products Inc. brought up the rear.
Avon plans to eliminate 650 jobs, seeks to trim costs
Avon Products Inc., the world's largest door-to-door cosmetics seller, plans to cut 650 jobs as part of its plan to trim $400 million in costs.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Washington Post
Natura Looks Abroad as Local Beauty Sales Slow: Corporate Brazil
Natura Cosmeticos SA is counting on increasing sales from its Latin American units to drive growth as stagnant revenue from its core Brazilian market makes it the world's worst performing cosmetics company.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Avon Products Rating Reiterated by Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, American Banking News.com reports.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Avon Products Sees Unusually High Options Volume
Avon Products was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday.
CEW Achiever Awards recognizes brands that honor and support women
The beautiful and witty Mally Roncal, of Mally Beauty, introduced and "roasted" Claudia Lucas, director merchandising and beauty at QVC, in the most fun and inspirational way! The beautiful and witty Mally Roncal, of Mally Beauty, introduced and "roasted" Claudia Lucas, director merchandising and beauty at QVC, in the most fun and inspirational ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
RDInvesting Provides Investors with Free In-Depth Equity Reports on...
Research Driven Investing strives to provide investors with free daily equity research reports analyzing major market events.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
SADIF Analytics releases new rating update reports for USA stocks
Ilhavo, Portugal - SADIF Investment Analytics, announces a new rating update report covering the following companies: Report Summary for: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. is a below average quality company with a neutral outlook.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Avon Products Rating Reiterated by Sanford C. Bernstein
's stock had its "hold" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research note issued to investors on Saturday, AmericanBankingNews.com reports.
Using An Herbalife Lens To Examine Avon
While oceans of ink are now dedicated to the inner workings of Herbalife's "multi-level marketing" model, Avon , depicted in the MLM industry as the largest and oldest of all MLMs, receives only the typical tea leaf analyses of publicly disclosed financials.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Motley Fool
Can Avon Products Really Turn Around?
Legal problems, currency issues, and weak results in key regions have punished the stock but the company may be able to turn things around.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stocks in Queue - Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc (NYSE:FNP), Avon...
StockMarketIntel.com issues a special report on the following stocks: Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc , Avon Products, Inc. , SanDisk Corporation , National Bank of Greece Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc gained 7.38%, trading on 2.67 million shares, to end the trade at $33.59.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Analysts: Shares of Avon Not Expected to Drop and 3 More Research Notes to Look At
Avon Products Inc. : After meeting with Avon's CEO and CFO, Wells Fargo thinks that the stock currently reflects more risk from fundamentals and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act than actually exists; the firm does not expect the stock to drop significantly in the short-term and believes that it can rebound meaningfully over the longer term.
China's Bribery Culture Poses Risks for Multinationals
To the risks of doing business in China -- an authoritarian government, sprawling market, worsening pollution -- add another one: running afoul of local and U.S. anti-corruption laws.