Male grooming has reached such heights that a new term has been
coined for the section of men that are outside of the traditional
brackets. The 'Ubersexual man' is said to be a potential goldmine
for global manufacturers...
The new health claims regulations for foods could prompt more
companies to tout the beauty benefits of their products, since
cosmetics are not generally subject to the same stringent rules as
foods and supplements, says an analyst.
Improving beauty from within via nutritional means is not for
everyone, Dr. Marie Bejot, President of Laboratoire Oenobiol told
attendees at Vitafoods, and should be used to address nutritional
Premium skin and cosmetics range SK-II, by Proctor & Gamble,
has received industry recognition in the US, which follows a ban of
the range in China last year amidst fears of potentially harmful
metals found in formulas.
New York-based luxury cosmetics player Elizabeth Arden reported a
double digit jump in both sales and profits, results that topped
expectations on the back of strong increases in fragrance and the
Elizabeth Arden brand.
New York-based Estee Lauder reported a 7 per cent increase in sales
on the back of a strong performance in Europe and Asia, but the
performance could have been even stronger if US sales had been
A new international standard for radio frequency identification
technology (RFID) has passed the first test, according to the
results of a pilot project tracking containers between Hong Kong
Procter & Gamble said that net quarterly sales were up 8 per
cent to $18.69bn, driven by double-digit growth in the baby &
family care division and high single-digit sales growth in the
beauty and blades and razors division.
The Cologate-Palmolive Company has reported particularly strong
results as it continues to dominate in the oral care sector, backed
up by favorable global pricing and currency exchange rates, all
driven by a 20 per cent increase in...