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Avon Products, Inc.


Self Description

April 2012: "Everyday, Avon brings beauty to the lives of women all over the world. At Avon, beauty means finding the right lipstick shade for a customer; providing an earnings opportunity so a woman can support her family; and enabling a woman to get her first mammogram. Beauty is about women looking and feeling their best. It’s about championing economic empowerment and improving the lives of women around the world.

Avon is a company steeped in tradition, grounded by its core values and principles as well as its vision "to be the company that best understands and satisfies the product, service and self-fulfillment needs of women – globally."

The world’s largest direct seller and a leading beauty company, Avon has more than $11 billion in annual revenue. Its product line includes beauty, fashion and home products, with such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, Avon Naturals and mark. More products carry the Avon name than any other brand in the world."

http://www.avoncompany.com/aboutavon/index.html

Third-Party Descriptions

April 2012: "Among the companies already in the cross-hairs of the U.S. government for committing bribery are... cosmetic company Avon (AVP)"

http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/04/26/walmart-bribery-investigations/

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Articles and Resources

Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at:
Apr 26, 2012 Not just Wal-Mart: Dozens of U.S. companies face bribery charges

QUOTE: Deere, Disney, Hewlett-Packard, Qualcom and many others are also under investigation for violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

CNN (Cable News Network)