Researchers in Ireland have found that individuals in some of the
highest cancer risk groups are often the least likely to regularly
use sunscreen when exposed to the sun, pointing to a generational
divide in awareness that sun care...
Estee Lauder has reported a six per cent fall in its profits
despite a significant hike in its sales for its fourth quarter. The
company said that large tax charges and increased expenses had led
to the decline, but a rise in earnings...
International consumer goods maker Sara Lee has confirmed that it
is selling its direct sales cosmetics business to Tupperware for
$577 million. The move forms part of the company's bid to redefine
its over-stretched product...
The Japanese government bailout agency is to finalise the list of
bidders for household and cosmetics company Kanebo as final bids
are submitted today. Although all the bidders have maintained
silence throughout the run-up, global...
Frontier Scientific claims to have become the first supplier of
CoQ10 outside of Japan with multi-ton capacity, through a deal
signed last week with Taiwan's PharmaEssentia. The agreement could
solve the problems of supplement...
Unilever's second quarter results continue to indicate that future
growth in its home market, at least in the medium term, lies in the
east, as sales in western Europe continue to sit in the doldrums,
reportAhmed ElAmin and Simon...
Avon shareholders have filed a class action lawsuit in New York,
claiming that the direct sales cosmetics giant failed to tell the
marketplace about the true state of its business, reports Simon
NuSkin Enterprises, the Utah-based cosmetics and supplements maker,
has announced record quarterly revenue. Results were given a big
boost by the performance of its supplements division, which
detracted from the performance in the...
Latest EU figures show that seizures of counterfeit cosmetics and
perfumes increased by 800 per cent in the period 2002 - 2003,
prompting the European Commission to draft new legislations aimed
at reducing the problem, reports Simon...