May 20- Avon Products Inc, the beauty products direct seller, said on Monday it tapped a former Tupperware Brands Corp executive to be responsible for turning around its business in North America, where sales have been declining for years. Pablo Munoz, who was with Tupperware since 1993, most recently heading the Americas region.» Read More
A move by China's Ping An Bank to ban its regional branches from approving mortgages may signal that Beijing is set to tighten controls on the property market to calm prices.
Feb 12- Avon Products Inc's stock rose more than 20 percent on Tuesday after the beauty products company posted surprisingly strong earnings in the fourth quarter, a sign CEO Sheri McCoy's turnaround plan is taking hold. Avon reversed sales declines in top markets like Brazil and Russia, attracted more sales representatives and cut costs in the fourth quarter.
Thomas Falk, Kimberly-Clark chairman & CEO, breaks down the household products makers fourth quarter earnings, and discusses growth opportunities in China, and commodity headwinds.
Jan 21- In February 2008, Thomas Minder, a Swiss businessman whose family-owned company is best known for its old-fashioned herbal toothpaste, attacked his banker, UBS Chairman Marcel Ospel, as if he were a form of stubborn plaque. At a shareholders' meeting in Basel, he stormed the podium as Ospel addressed the crowd.
NEW YORK, Dec 19- A relatively unknown German holding company this week made its third move on a coffee company as it tries to assemble a juggernaut that can challenge chains like Starbucks Corp and Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec 12- Pop star Britney Spears edged past Taylor Swift to claim the title of top-earning woman in music after bringing in an estimated $58 million from her album, endorsements and a perfume in the past year, Forbes said on Wednesday.
SEOUL, Dec 10- Their skin is smooth, their hair is salon-fresh, and between them they've sold millions of records. South Korea's male K-pop icons have been enlisted by the country's cosmetics firms as they try to expand beyond its borders to take on global giants like L'Oreal and Unilever across the continent.
After a humorous tirade by one man accused feminine products company Bodyform of lying, the company struck back with a witty response of its own.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on Costco's best-selling product and the research behind the warehouse giant's marketing techniques.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on how to play unusual options activity in Avon's shares on Monday.
Jim Cramer explains why this company is more than just another soft goods play.
When was the last time you stopped by a pharmacy to pick up a pack of razors and did a double-take at the checkout counter? Here to help you shave some money off your monthly grooming budget: Dollar Shave Club.
Insight on Amazon's Quidsi brand's fast growth, with Marc Lore, Quidsi CEO.
Nivea is sponsoring New Years Eve for its fourth consecutive year and the company is also celebrating its 100th anniversary. Sharing insight into the company's strategies and plans behind the big celebration, with Bill Graham, Beiersdorf USA president.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks ahead to 2012 and makes predictions for popular social media companies including: Facebook, Zynga and Twitter.
Discussing the consumer's greater willingness to purchase something of better quality for a higher price, with John Paul De Joria, Paul Mitchell CEO/Patron Spirits owner.
Jim Cramer and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss why Avon’s management situation needs a serious makeover.
Avon Products, Inc. is a leading global beauty company with a lousy management team, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer, but the stock is worth a second look because shares have come down 21% since April, which makes it cheap, and it delivers a juicy and safe 4.1% yield.
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
Kirk Yang, Head of Asia Tech Hardware Research at Barclays Capital believes that HP's move has a negative impact on its suppliers.