Company said this is part of Avon’s “Open Up and Grow” strategy. This strategy aims at delivering aspirational beauty at irresistible value through an omnichannel, high-touch relationship selling model. Locating R&D operations in Avon’sa key markets will enable closer connections with its representatives and consumers and build seamless communities with its supply chain operations and with Natura in Brazil, co-locating R&D at the Cajamar site.
Angela Cretu, CEO of Avon, said: – For 136 years, breakthrough innovation has been at the core of the Avon brand with our proprietary technology and award winning, affordable beauty products. We believe this evolution of our R&D operations will give us access to a wider ecosystem of partners to drive our innovation pipeline. We’re incredibly proud of our Suffern team and grateful for the strong innovation foundation that we will build on.