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Avon Reports Revenue of $2.6 Billion for Q3 2009

Posted: October 29, 2009

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Third-quarter revenue in North America declined 8%, with no material impact from foreign exchange. Active Representatives were up 4% versus the prior-year quarter. Units sold were 5% lower versus the prior year. The region's revenue continued to be pressured by lower consumer spending and a continued double-digit decline in non-Beauty (Fashion and Home categories). North America's third-quarter operating profit decreased 19% (-15% in local currency) versus the 2008 quarter as $11 million in costs to implement restructuring initiatives offset profit growth that had been achieved through significant cost control. The region's operating margin was 4.5%.

The full report is available here.