AVON Frequently Asked Questions
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What do I do as a Sales Representative?
As an AVON Representative you give out the brochures to people(Friends, Family , Neighbours (e.t.c) ,and if your allocated territory(Optional)collect orders that the customers have and send to AVON.
AVON inturn process the order and send the products to you.You then give them out to your customers, who pay at that point.
When you receive the cash from your customers, you pay AVON and yourself(your commission).
So it is as simple as that however the important thing to do is to get customers.
Getting customers is not difficult as AVON is an Houselold name that has been around over 100 years and advertise on TV and Magazines regularly so it needs no introduction.
And One out of Five people that see the AVON brochure order from it.
AVON has lots of training materials to partner with you in this income opportunity.
How much will I earn ?
Discounts, Minimum Order Value (MOV) and Higher Order Value (HOV)
Representatives receive a trade discount(commission) on Avon’s recommended retail prices exclusive of VAT based on the campaign order value (inclusive of VAT) as follows:
Below MOV ====================== NIL
On or above MOV ================24% approx
On or above HOV ==============30% approx
Your Area Sales Manager or Sales Leader will inform you of the current MOV and HOV when you become a Representative. The MOV and HOV will vary from time to time and will be communicated to you by Avon. This should be on your invoice. Please note that everything you order will count towards your achievement of MOV or HOV.
Certain items do not qualify for discount. This includes demonstration products (not for resale) and clearance products in Hello Tomorrow magazine, samples, sales aids and brochures. The price shown is the price you pay and no further discount will be given. Items with no discount are clearly shown on your invoice.
Some premium products / offers in the Avon brochure have a fixed amount of discount which differs from the rates shown above. These are listed in Hello Tomorrow magazine, so that you can see at a glance how much you earn on them. Items sold at fixed discount tend to be branded goods from other companies that complement the Avon brand, such as Antler luggage. Again, items with fixed discount are clearly shown on your invoice.
What is the total investment required to start up my business?
The cost of starting or signing up your own Avon business is £15 and you are not required to pay this from your card or in cash.
This is deducted from your 1st two commisions you earn@ 7.50 each
Will I receive materials to start my business?
You will receive 40 Avon brochures (20 each for your first two selling campaigns) along with product samples and sales training and reference material immediately after signing your contract.
What is the AVON Advantage ?
- As a new Representative you also have the opportunity to purchase selected products and samples at special promotional prices and this is from the exclusive brochure for Representative called"Hello Tomorrow".
- Set your own Hours of work
- Delivery of Products is FREE to your address
- Online Ordering
- 90 Day no quiblle guarantee
This is a direct sale Business you start without cash(Without paying a dime).
What is a selling campaign?
The three-week selling period supported by a brochure that offers customers different products 18 times a year.
What information will be required from me in order to establish my account?
As an Avon Representative, you will be given an automatic line of credit, as such we will require the standard personal information that is requested whenever credit is extended, including your a previous address if you have lived in your current address for less than 2 years.
How much can I make selling Avon?
You earn 24 -32% commission on products sold.A minimum order level(MOV of £78 is required for you to earn a 20% commision.However if your order hits the higher order level(HOL) which is £148 your commision for the whole order is automatically 25%.There are the least you can earn because there are certain products that attract higher commsion rate(i.e above 25%)especially new products introduced to the market.
You can increase your earnings potential by selling more products ,recruiting, training, and mentoring new Representatives.
Do I have to keep products on hand?
At Avon, you are never required to keep a stock of products on hand. You may find, however, that your customers have personal favorites that are helpful for you to have available for last-minute needs. In addition, as a Representative, you are offered exclusive promotional opportunities to purchase products in advance.
How often do I have to place an order?
Once every campaign. As soon as your account is opened all the dates your orders should be made would be available to view on your account.
Avon has 18 sales campaigns throughout the year. Each campaign reflects a three-week selling period(except two-week period in the January and February each year) marked by promotional offers and/or new product introductions.
Contacting your Customers every campaign gives them the opportunity to purchase their Avon favorites,see new products, and take advantage of special offers. You'll find that contacting new and potential Customers on a consistent basis will result in your placing an order each campaign
How long does it take to receive my order once it is placed?
You will receive your order seven days after your order due dates after the order is submitted.All the order and delivery information(dates would be accessible on your account upon its creation.
How do I receive future brochures?
You order you brochures when you are placing your order.
There are always the next 2/3 future brochures available for you to order whenever you are placing your orders
Do I have to pay for shipping, or do my customers pay a shipping fee?
As long as you place your order on-time, there is never a shipping fee for you. If you wish to receive an order at a different time from your regular scheduled delivery you have the option of receiving it for an additional fee.
How do I pay for my order?
Payment to Avon is due 7days after your order is delivered to you. This gives you time to deliver your orders and collect payment from your customers.
You can pay by check, money order, debit card, or online directly from your AVON Representaive webbsite.The online payment is safe and secured.
Am I required to attend meetings?
No, meeting attendance is not required. This team meetings are held in the comfort of a home and that is usually twice in a year for representatives (depending on the time of the year you join us )via a telephone or webinar.How? You sign up for Free skype account and search for us online to add to your account.
Avon offers extensive on-line training that you access 24 hours a day, seven days a week to enhance your business.
Your Area Manager,Sales leader or the Avon Representative who referred you to this site, may hold group meetings in your area designed to share product training or program incentives. If so, you will be contacted in advance in order to add the event to your calendar.
Do I have to organise parties?
You are not required to have any parties. However, many Representatives find group selling to be a very lucrative way to sell more products, broaden their customer base, and build their network marketing organization. If you do choose to participate in group selling, Avon offers various training and support materials to assist you.But if you want to organise party
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Is it hard to sell Avon?
Avon is one of the best known brands in the world, which makes it easy to sell.AVON has been around for over 100 years.
AVON does a lot of advertisemnet on TV,Magazines and National dailies to help your business.
What happens Next?
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What do I expect after my signing up and my application is approved?
Promptly after you sign up, and approval of your application you will receive a welcome e-mail.
Then,you follow the instruction and link on the email on how to to get register online, your website overview and how to place yourfirst order online.
You may also build your personal website to sell products to customers and manage your business online if you so wish.
Remember this is your business but AVON gives all the support you need to succeed at your desired level.