Quick Answer: What Was Avon Originally Called?

The History of Avon Products.

In 1886, David H.

McConnell founded the California Perfume Company, which would become Avon, in New York City.

The company changed its name to Avon in 1939 in honor of Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-on-Avon.

Who was the first Avon lady?

The first Avon lady was Persis Foster Eames Albee.

When did Avon begin?

1886, New York, NY

Is Avon an American company?

New Avon LLC (“Avon”) is the leading social selling beauty company in North America, with independent sales Representatives throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.

Where are Avon Products made?

China Manufacturing. Avon manufactures many cosmetic products in China in an Avon-owned and operated facility. We maintain the same strict control over Avon’s China facility as we do with all our manufacturing sites throughout the world.