The chief executive of natura & Co holding SA, a Brazilian beauty maker, said the company was looking to increase its business in China. The company acquired Avon earlier this year. < / P > < p > “China has huge potential and is a real opportunity for the group,” CEO Roberto de Oliveira marques said in an interview. The company owns natura, body shop and Aesop brands. The company is currently negotiating with Shanghai authorities to expand its footprint without conducting animal experiments. China requires no cosmetic experiments on animals for some products. < p > < p > the Sao Paulo based company was founded in 1969 and currently sells products from beauty shops and Aesop in China through online shopping platform tmall. Avon has recently reconfigured some products to avoid animal testing in the world’s second largest economy.