Strong third quarter sales figures at Tupperware Brands indicate
that direct selling cosmetics firms should concentrate on emerging
markets as the retail channel has lost popularity in some
Global personal care giant Kao has announced that its year-on-year
six monthly profits fell by nearly 1 percent as costs mounted, a
result that takes into consideration trading under its newly
acquired Kanebo Cosmetics business for...
Operating profits at Kimberly-Clark increased by almost a third as
the personal care giant posted record sales figures for the third
quarter driven in particular by a strong performance in emerging
Despite global financial markets being in turmoil the Chinese
retail market is continuing to speed ahead. Indeed, due in
part to strong sales of cosmetic and personal care products, the
World Bank has raised is forecast for the country's...
Global direct sales player Mary Kay is making a $20m investment in
the Indian market for cosmetics and personal care products in an
attempt to tap into fast-growing sales in this rapidly evolving
Cost-cutting measures, the discontinuation of the ill-fated Vital
Radiance line and general restructuring have helped take Revlon
back from the brink, as its latest quarterly results finally start
to show clear evidence that it is...
Global personal care player Beiersdorf has announced a 9.7 per cent
rise in sales for its second quarter and an impressive jump of 67.9
per cent in net profits driven by significant growth
in certain Eastern European and Asian markets,...
Once again results from the Procter & Gamble Company have
defied market growth and the expectations of financial analysts,
with sales for the fourth quarter growing 8 percent and net profit
rising 19 percent - results that testify...
Avon has reported a healthy 12 percent leap in its second quarter
sales turnover, but the good news was overshadowed by a 25
percent drop in profits as restructuring charges related to its
turnaround plan hit hard.
The much-hyped Alliance Boots take-over by private equity firm
Kohlburg Kravis Roberts (KKR) could be in jeopardy as investors
fail to come forward to buy out €9bn ($18.5bn) worth of debt that
comes hand in hand with the acquisition.
Leading supplier of color and fragrances to the cosmetics industry,
Sensient Technologies, has reported a continued strong increase in
both sales and net profit, driven by strong industry sales and the
sale of a non-core investment.
Global oral and personal care player Colgate-Palmolive has
announced that Ian Cook has taken over from Reuben Mark as CEO of
the company as part of a long-term succession plan that will allow
the out-going Mark to retire.
A UK based cosmetics retailer has been fined £24,000 following the
sale of illegal skin whitening creams, said to cause damage to skin
health due to the harsh quality of the ingredients - a triumph
against the rise in illegal products...
Major cosmetics giants such as Unilever, Procter and Gamble and
Beiersdorf have all attributed Q1 sales successes in sales to
emerging markets such as Eastern Europe. However companies are now
being advised to think 'local'...
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
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...
Sensient Technologies, provider of flavors and colors to the
food industry, has reported a 11.1 per cent rise in net income, and
publicly rebukes an industry analyst over erroneous comments he
made relating to the results.
Personal care and hygiene products provider Kimberly-Clark said
that profits jumped 64 per cent for its first quarter, on the back
of particularly strong sales in emerging markets and reduced costs
gained from restructuring.