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Avon Hit With $135 Million Penalty For Bribes

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The world's largest direct seller of cosmetics, Avon Products Inc., will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after...

Tupperware, Shtupperware

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 10.27.2014 | Comedy
Liane Kupferberg Carter

I have an embarrassing confession. Last week I was invited to a Tupperware Party. That's not the embarrassing part. The embarrassing part is that I went. It was an invitation I didn't dare refuse.

Making a Difference in the World of Giving: The Summer-Athon Season

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!

Parents Allege Their Daughters Were Indoctrinated Into A Cult By High School Teachers

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.23.2014 | Crime

A family in Avon, Connecticut, has filed a lawsuit in federal court that alleges teachers at Avon High School indoctrinated their daughters into a cul...

Dear Avon, I Do Not Want to 'Run for Breast Cancer'

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

No one in her right mind wants to run, walk, or in any way support breast cancer. We run against it. We run to empower the people who have been afflicted and are at risk of being afflicted in the future. We do not run to promote it or to encourage a culture of disease.

Please Stop Bashing Pinkwashers and the NFL

Lisa Masters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

I don't care if they make a profit. I don't care if they make a huge profit. I don't care if they make a tiny profit. I don't care if some of them make no profit at all as long as October remains pink.

Bringing Food for the Soul: God's Love We Deliver

Jim Luce | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Growing up, my family had traditions centered around the holidays. I remember delivering frozen turkeys at Thanksgiving with my local Rotary club. Las...

The 3 Most Failed Businesses (Infographic)

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.12.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

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5 American Companies Whose Fortunes Are Secretly Bound to Asia

InvestingAnswers | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
InvestingAnswers

Consumers have less money to spend in Asia -- and many All-American stocks actually rely on revenue from Asian consumers, though you wouldn't really know it.

Want To See The Manicures We Got This Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It's Manicure Monday time! This weekend, the Stylelist editors switched things up with nail polish colors that popped against our tan complexions. Mea...

Avon Makes A Huge Social Impact In South Africa With 'Lipstick Evangelism'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.03.2012 | Style

The Avon lady has become one of the quintessential symbols of female Americana, but a new study shows that she's now doing her part to boost the econo...

ReThink Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.06.2012 | Women
Jonathan Kim

This film urges us to look hard at what charities like Komen are really saying about breast cancer, those who have it and the companies trying to "pinkwash" themselves, insulating themselves from criticism.

Coty Withdraws $10.7 Billion Offer To Buy Avon

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business

* Coty says Avon took too long * Bid had backing from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway * Avon shares had been hammere...

Companies Allegedly Return To Testing Makeup On Animals

Posted 02.20.2012 | Green

From MNN blogger Starre Vartan: Seems like 2012 is already the year of repeats; debates long-considered settled are rearing their contentious heads...

New Year, New CEOs: Breaking the News Is Neither the Beginning Nor the End

Matthew Harrington | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business
Matthew Harrington

While often fraught with communications challenges, CEO transitions should be considered a natural part of a company's life cycle and an important opportunity to build stakeholder trust.

HuffPost Guides: Beaver Creek Resort

The Huffington Post | Barbie Carpenter | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offer...

Why I Walk: My Avon Breast Cancer Walk Experience

Hilary Newsom | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco
Hilary Newsom

After losing my mother to breast cancer 9 years ago, I vowed to keep her memory alive. This is what motivated me as I set out last Saturday to conquer 40 miles of Bay Area terrain.

Flaming Lips and More Warm Up Chilly Fans at Snowball Music Festival

Farryn Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farryn Weiner

There are a lot of music festivals out there, from big names like Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, to smaller fests like this summer's Electric Fo...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

PHOTOS: Vail/Beaver Creek Area Dominates Colorado Representation In Conde Nast's Resort Rankings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last week, we found out on the Today show that Beaver Creek-Avon's Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa had been named the best resort in the mainland U.S...

Mother's Day Gifts for the Motherless: Honoring Great Women in Your Life

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Felicia C. Sullivan

Below I've outlined my picks for gift-giving for the fabulous women in your life. From the fanciful and decadent to the sweet and simple, I've got you covered.

The New Power Girls: Women In Business, Women And Girls Everywhere Need Your Help

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

The murder of Chelsea King in San Diego weighs heavy on my mind. Had the right technology been in place, the right laws, the right notification that a...

Zoe Saldana Named Newest Avon Lady

peoplestylewatch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

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Avon Ladies Breed Tech-Savvy Mark Makeup Girls

New York Times | Camille Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"We've taken the same DNA of direct selling that has always been a part of Avon's history and applied it to the digital world for our Mark reps to rea...

No injuries in Wildridge incident

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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No injuries in Wildridge incident Sarah Mausolf smausolf@vaildaily.com Avon, CO Colorado AVON - No one was injured Saturday night in Wild...