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Avon Is Late to Social Media's Party

The Avon Lady needs to spend more time on Facebook. Avon Products Inc., famous for sending its representatives door to door, is losing traction in the U.S., where many time-stressed consumers are increasingly buying their cosmetics on the Web.
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Cosmetic firm Avon to cut 400 jobs, exit Ireland

Business & Finance : Money & Co (last year)

Struggling cosmetic firm Avon Products Inc. is cutting more than 400 jobs and leaving Ireland as it continues efforts to slim down amid profit plunges and other troubles. Read Post

Avon Rejects Coty Attempt: Wall Street Reacts

Business & Finance : Deal Journal - (2 years ago)

Avon Products has rejected the attempts from fragrance giant Coty Inc. to buy the cosmetic company, but the story seems far from done. Read Post

Pentagon Admits Spending Millions To Study Social Media Manipulation

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (yesterday)

Just days after a report published by researchers at Facebook revealed that users of the social media site had been manipulated for science, The Guardian reports that DARPA - the Pentagon-run Defense Advanced Research Projects Agenc... Read Post

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