Avon is a company for women, which for 126 years is a leading international company, an internationally recognized expert in the field of beauty. The annual sales of the company is 11 billion US dollars. As the largest direct selling company, Avon offers first-class cosmetics and accessories for women in more than 100 countries around the world. More than 6.2 million independent sales reps receive income from Avon.
The company’s product range includes categories such as decorative cosmetics, perfumes, facial skin care products, home textiles and decor, etc. Among the brands that the company offers in the global and local cosmetics market there are brands such as: Avon Color , Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, Avon Naturals, as well as a $ 1 billion brand, is an anti-aging series for premium skin Anew. Avon entered the Ukrainian cosmetic market in 1997, taking a leading position on it and becoming one of the first direct sales companies in Ukraine. Today, Avon Ukraine has more than 295 employees. The company is one of the founders of the Ukrainian Direct Selling Association (UAPP), representing the direct sales industry in the world and in Ukraine. According to a UAPP study conducted in 2008, the AVON brand has 100% recognition among Ukrainians, in addition, about 24% of the population have ever bought Avon products, which is one of the highest rates in the direct sales industry.
Founded in 1955, Avon Charitable Foundation is the largest corporate organization in the world that protects and cares for the interests of women. During the period of activity (as of the end of 2011), the Avon charity foundation attracted and directed to social programs in various countries of the world more than $ 860 million. Among the social projects of the Foundation are such large-scale programs as “Together Against Breast Cancer”, “Say NO to Domestic Violence”, the global environmental initiative Hello Green Tomorrow, as well as programs to help in overcoming natural disasters and natural disasters. In Ukraine, the program “Together Against Breast Cancer” has been operating since 2001. For 11 years, thanks to the sale of charitable products “Pink Ribbon”, the Company’s fund in Ukraine has raised more than $ 2 million.