The company’s search for a chief executive officer — as its chairman and current chief Andrea Jung still occupies the corner office — has stirred speculation about the path best suited for the direct seller. Should it continue as a public company or be scooped up by another firm? Could a group of investors take the company private and shut its boardroom doors to fix Avon’s troubles away from the glare of Wall Street?
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"