How do I make my Mom realize that she's losing money instead of making money selling Avon?
She started selling Avon 3 months ago and I noticed she loses money selling it. Some customers don't pick up or pay for their orders and my mom has to pay for it. Also she doesn't know how to use the internet so she she makes me input the orders for her. Also it's annoying that alot of their items are out of stock when we order them and are shipped til the next order comes in, so some customers get mad about that.
Asked By: - 2/17/2012
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I understand how you feel because I sold Avon last year. I ended up spending more than I made. If your mother does not charge enough for tax and shipping, and even paying for the products, she will always be in the hole. Avon makes you pay the owing bill whether or not you have collected from the customers. Then of... More
Answered By: Ruth - 2/17/2012
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put it all down on a spreadsheet for her everything coming in, on one column, everything going out on the other once she sees it in black and white,she has to see its not worth doing
Answered By: ♠ Merlin ♠ - 2/17/2012
Show her the proof and explain it but don't make it seem like you're pressuring her into stopping selling it
Answered By: naturallyX - 2/17/2012
I should KNOW that! I did it for 2 years, and made a lot of squat! My 1st job!
Answered By: Sur La Mer - 2/17/2012
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