UK-based Body Shop has upped its expectations for the coming
financial year on the back of full-year results revealing a trading
come-back. Growth had come on a global basis thanks to a successful
investment programme to enhance the...
Nevada-based Bio-Vel Technologies says it has launched the first
anti-aging skin care system designed and marketed exclusively for
men onto the US market. The range includes a number of innovative
ingredients aimed at tapping into...
Despite global sales rising 9.5 per cent Colgate-Palmolive has
reported an 11 per cent drop in net profits for its first quarter
results. However, the company said that increased advertising
expenditure had managed to ensure sales...
Quest International has extended its portfolio of natural actives
for skin and haircare, with the launch of two new Indian-sourced
ingredients. Actisculpt is a herbal blend body sculpting
ingredient, while Karanja oil is aimed at...
Sabinsa has launched a new Coffee Bean Extract, which the company
claims has significantly higher anti-oxidant properties than other
similar ingredients on the market - a move that could prove
particularly good news for anti-aging...
US-owned AXM Pharma has signed two distribution agreements for its
Whispers feminine hygiene products, marking the company's continued
expansion onto the fast-growing China market. Following on from its
domestic ambitions, the...
Herbalife has launched NouriFusion MultiVitamin Skin Care - a
vitamin-enriched skin care range fortified with vitamins A, C and
E. Simultaneously unveiled on the European, North American and
Asian markets, the product is characteristic...
L'Oreal chief executive says that the company's strong performance
in the US market is being overshadowed by sluggish sales in Europe.
Meanwhile the company's continued focus on the China market is
market by a major...
Direct sales player Oriflame has announced a significant drop in
its first quarterly profits despite a healthy increase in sales.
The results reflect last year's IPO and refinancing expenses,
reports Simon Pitman.
Kimberly-Clark says it is combining its North Atlantic Personal
Care and Family Care businesses into a single organization under
the leadership of Steve Kalmanson. The announcement comes off the
back of a strong set of financial results...
Now that the doors have been shut on last week's show in Berlin,
the hard work begins with new orders and contacts being rolled out
at a pace. Equally for the organisors the work is already well
under way for next year's...
In the battle to prevent the signs of skin aging a digital
high-resolution imaging technology is becoming the preferred choice
for many beauty salons. Visia Complexion Analysis can be used to
predict how the skin will age in the future,...
Essentially New Zealand says it has been 'overwhelmed' by the
response to the active ingredient Totarol, which it showcased at
last week's In-Cosmetics show. Its natural antibacterial properties
have already proved...
Japanese textiles and cosmetics group giant Kanebo has admitted to
inflating profits by about $2 billion over the five-year period to
March 2003, in what could be Japan's largest accounting fraud
involving a non-financial firm.
The European Union has cleared the acquisition of France-based
Marionnaud Parfumerieries by AS Watson, part of Hong Kong
conglomorate Hutchinson Whampoa. The deal wins the group a
controlling stake in Marionnaud, reports Simon Pitman.