F.A.Q . Frequently Asked Questions
Who are Avon?
Avon Cosmetics is the largest direct selling cosmetics organisation in the world. Avon was established in the UK in 1959. Throughout the UK they have a network of sales managers who support their 160,000 independent Avon Representatives.
Avon have raised over 11 million pounds for Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.
Join the millions of women and men worldwide who enjoy a flexible career as an Avon Representative.
Meet new people. It's a great way of getting to know your neighbours and make a whole new social life for yourself.
Special discounts. When you become a Representative you can buy Avon products for yourself at discounted prices.
Name dropping! Avon is a huge global company with an established and well-known brand.
There are always opportunities to progress - you could become a Sales Leader.
With a reputation for quality and value plus a lot of loyal customers, Avon products seem to sell themselves! Unlike other direct selling companies Avon produce 18 different brochures a year to give you a new selling opportunity every 3 weeks.
What help will I get?
When you join, Avon offer training and support to get you started. You will be part of a Representative group managed by a Sales Leader, Area Sales Manager or both.
Rewards and bonuses are available. Top-selling Representatives become members of the exclusive President's Club. Benefits include extra discounts, free gifts, special recognition dinners, lunch with the President of Avon UK and luxury trips abroad for the Top 50 Representatives in the UK.
There is also a Representative website. You will have access to a website designed especially to help you sell and succeed.
How much can I earn with Avon?
That's up to you. Avon produce 18 brochures a year so there's plenty of opportunity to earn. There's a different brochure every 3 weeks, so you've always got fresh new products to talk about.
As a representative, if you place an order above £75, you'll earn 20%, £1 for every £5 your customers spend.
If you place an order over £140, you'll earn 25%, which is £1 for every £4 your customers spend.
As an Avon Sales Leader there are even more earning opportunities. You earn from your teams sales.
Your earnings are unlimited, with progressive commission depending on the size of your team.Is there any Initial Cost or Outlay?
To get started…nothing! There is a £15 registration fee but this is split over your first 2 orders and deducted from your earnings so that you can make as much money as possible at the starting stages.
When you become a Representative, Avon give you a business pack to get started. This includes all your basics - brochures, a selling guide, calling book (to record your customers' details) and stationery.
You don't need to buy any stock. You can start selling directly from the brochures and you don't have to pay until you've delivered the products to your customers. You have the option to buy demonstration products to build your business if you like but this is optional.
The main investment is your time. How much is up to you, but the more you sell, the more you will earn.
Apply now to start earning money and be in Business for yourself, not by yourself.