Sherilyn McCoy, chief executive officer of Avon Products  , speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York earlier this year. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Shares of Avon Products soared after an apparently non-existent firm based on an Indian Ocean island said it had offered to buy the company for almo(...)

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Avon  has been working to reduce Avon’s costs and abandon unprofitable markets such as South Korea, Vietnam and Ireland.  Photograph: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

Avon Products Inc, the world’s largest door-to-door seller of cosmetics , said it may spend as much as $132 million (€96.4 million)to resolve c(...)

Angela Ahrendts, former chief executive officer of Burberry Group, will be the only woman on Apple’s executive team when she takes over its retail operation in the first half of this year. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

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Avon Products, the door-to- door cosmetics seller, is to close its Irish operations as part of a worldwide plan to cut 400 jobs and save $400 million by 2016.

Avon Products, the door-to- door cosmetics seller, is to close its Irish operations as part of a worldwide plan to cut 400 jobs and save $400 m(...)