Avon joins Direct Selling Europe as of 2015

Tuesday, 13 January, 2015

Avon has joined Direct Selling Europe (DSE) with effect as of January 2015. DSE and its Members are pleased to welcome Avon and look forward to working together to further enhancing the strong voice of the European sustainable Direct Selling industry.

Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with $10 billion in annual revenue. As one of the world's largest direct sellers, Avon is sold through more than 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives. Avon products are available in over 100 countries, and the product line includes colour cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, and fashion and home products, featuring such well-recognised brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, and mark. Learn more about Avon and its products at www.avoncompany.com.

DSE is the federation of European national trade associations and Europe-wide operating, well reputed and sustainable direct selling companies. The Members of DSE represent about 50% of the direct selling industry in the EU in terms of revenue. DSE Members distribute top quality and high visibility products which are in strong demand with consumers. They abide by the highest ethical standards and have pioneered fair practices (see DSE website for details) in direct selling (off-premises selling). They produce and sell predominantly in Europe.

DSE Members include such companies as Avon, Vorwerk, Tupperware, Déesse, Victoria-Benelux, Lux International, AMC, Jafra, WIV Wein International AG, Just, Nutrimetics and the national direct selling Associations from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

For further information, please contact: Oscar Arias, Managing Director, Direct Selling Europe (DSE).