According to a global survey by market researcher GfK, while half of the people were found to be 'fairly' or 'completely' satisfied with their looks, Japan's people are the most self-critical with over 1 in 10 'not at all...
In 2014, each consumer spent $145 on average, shopping online in Vietnam, with fashion and cosmetics accounting for 60 per cent of the country's $3b revenue.
Beiersdorf reports sales up but profits down for first half
Germany-based cosmetics and personal care giant Beiesdorf has reported a rise in its sales for the first half of the year as its consumer division continues to show signs of recovery.
Oriflame reports strong sales increase on expanded sales force
Direct cosmetics sales player Oriflame has reported a strong increase in sales that falls in line with a significant increase in its workforce.
BASF 2Q results underline a clear recovery
BASF has reported a big leap in both earnings and sales for the second quarter, although the results compare to a much weaker performance last year and the outlook is more subdued.
Colgate-Palmolive announces record profits on continued sales growth
The world’s leading oral care player, Colgate Palmolive, has announced continued steady sales growth and record profits for its second quarter.
Beiersdorf posts strong Q1 sales growth, boosting profits
Beiersdorf reported strong like-for-like sales growth driven by a marked recovery in its Tesa adhesive group, but the consumer goods division shows a very mixed performance.
Symrise profits almost double in first quarter
Increased customer demand and the continuing effects of restructuring measures helped Germany-based Symrise deliver a strong first quarter in 2010.
L’Oreal preliminary Q1 results show clear return to growth
L’Oreal’s sales for the first quarter have made a strong comeback, growing 7.4 per cent on a like-for-like basis, as consumers return to the fold.
Beiersdorf results show upturn, but outlook is unsure
Beiersdorf’s fourth quarter and full year results show clear signs of improvement, but analysts believe a strong rebound is far from close.
Personal care helps to buoy Beiersdorf results
Personal care sales help to propel Beiersdorf to the close of a tough year, underlined by the fact that the company outperformed average market growth.
Cosmetics sales in China continue to boom, despite global down-turn
Latest data from the Chinese government show that the market for cosmetics has continued to grow in excess of 17 per cent for the first nine months of 2009.
Unilever sales volumes rise on discounting
Unilever has seen its sales volumes for the European market rebound on heavy discounting, although net profits continue to dive.
Symrise restructures as first quarter profits suffer
Symrise is closing a production facility in Spain as part of restructuring plans which aim to improve the company’s bottom line.
Unilever profits boosted by sale of operations and higher turnover
The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods maker has announced strong results on the back of the sale of food operations and increased selling prices during its fourth quarter.