Avon stock surges on mystery takeover bid

...An apparently bogus offer to take over Avon Products that appeared on a regulatory...source of news for investors.Shares of Avon jumped as much as 20 percent after the...the SEC that it would pay $8 billion for Avon, an enormous premium for investors in...

Avon Products rejects Coty's $10 billion takeover offer

NEW YORK - Coty came calling, but Avon slammed the door.Struggling cosmetics seller Avon Products Inc. on Monday rejected a $10 billion...beauty products maker looking to capitalize on Avon's business woes. The $23.25-per-share...

Avon hopes to woo new generation of customers with mark

...Krubiner is helping to usher in a new era for Avon Products Inc. Since August, the University...has become part of a new generation of "Avon ladies" peddling a new line called mark...the packaging." The 117-year-old Avon, which began by selling cosmetics door...

Avon will cut 1,500 jobs, leave South Korea and Vietnam

NEW YORK - Avon Products plans to cut about 1,500 jobs...April to replace longtime CEO Andrea Jung at Avon, a direct seller of beauty products such as Skin So Soft lotion and Mark cosmetics.Avon said the job cuts span all regions and functions...

Avon Products President Smith to leave in October

NEW YORK -- Avon Products Inc. said Thursday that its president...a CEO position elsewhere. Smith joined Avon in January 2005 and has been president...global sales. Andrea Jung has served as Avon's CEO since November 1999, according...

Mary Kay, Avon sales provide second income

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Armies of new Avon ladies, Mary Kay reps and Tupperware sellers are advancing on...recession. Becke Alexander, a sales manager for New York-based Avon Products Inc., hears each week from laid-off bankers and stay-at-home...

Mariana Bush King (AVON PARK, Fla.)

AVON PARK, Fla. - Mariana Bush King, age 88, passed away peacefully at her home in Avon Park, Fla. on November 3, 2007. Mariana...husband, Robert Rutledge King, Jr., moved to Avon Park, Fla. in 1946, where they owned and...

Mrs. Edith M. Cook (AVON, Ohio)

AVON, Ohio - Edith M. Cook (nee Gallagher) - 93 of Avon, Ohio passed away Saturday, December 4, following a brief...born January 30, 1911 in Cleveland, Ohio and had lived in Avon the past 20 years. Mrs. Cook graduated from Western Reserve...

Fake story on buyout sends Twitter stock briefly higher

...percent at $36.92.In May, a fake bid for another company, Avon Products, sent its shares as much as 20 percent higher. That...International and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory as well as Avon.Robert Heim, a former lawyer at the SEC, said these kinds...

Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

...constant complaint this earnings season. Global corporations from Avon Products to Yum Brands have said their quarterly results would...lower revenues and earnings on quarterly financial reports.Take Avon Products, a company that depends on customers in Latin America...