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Inter Parfums sales slump on currency translations

24-Apr-2015 - Inter Parfums has become the latest in an increasingly long list of cosmetic players that have been hard hit by the continued buoyancy of the US dollar against international currencies.

Strong dollar leaves shortfall in P&G revenues

23-Apr-2015 - Procter & Gamble posted its fifth successive quarter of falling revenues, after its third quarter results were heavily impacted by currency translations.

Kosé develops range to meet needs of India's women

23-Apr-2015 - Japanese cosmetics firm, Kosé has invested in India's markets with a skin care brand it developed to better cater to the women of the country.

Kimberly-Clark sees gains dashed by currency headwinds

22-Apr-2015 - Kimberly-Clark has become the latest in a long line of US-based international cosmetic and personal care players to feel the heat of negative currency translations on the back of a...

First Quarter Sales

L’Oréal double-digit sales growth boosted by weak euro

21-Apr-2015 - The weak euro provided a ‘very positive currency impact’ for L’Oréal’s first quarter sales after the market slowed in Europe, with acceleration expected later in the year.

People On The Move

Coty appoints food boss Elio Leoni Sceti as CEO

20-Apr-2015 - Coty has confirmed Elio Leoni Sceti, currently CEO of Iglo Foods, as its new chief executive officer, in an appointment that aims to build on his significant experience heading up fast moving...

Inventing the new L’Oréal of the 21st century: universal, digital and sustainable

15-Apr-2015 - Last year was all about progress and transformation for L’Oréal and the world’s largest cosmetics company still has to adapt to the rapidly changing environment, according to its CEO Jean-Paul...

Is Avon North America for sale?

15-Apr-2015 - The renowned direct-sales beauty company is considering every reasonable strategic option to improve its global business.

Silgan Plastics expands with new plants

14-Apr-2015 - The container and closure manufacturer is moving on plans to build two new facilities in Hazelwood, Missouri and Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Coach Fragrances inks 11-year Inter Parfums deal as Estee Lauder contract not renewed

10-Apr-2015 - More news coming from Inter Parfums’ French subsidiary after it entered into an 11-year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement with New York design house, Coach, after it decided not to...

Bidding process for P&G brands in full swing, insiders say

09-Apr-2015 - Procter & Gamble has got the sale of a large number of its smaller or less profitable brands well under way, according to individuals who are involved with the business.

L’Oreal Paris named most powerful and valuable cosmetics brand

09-Apr-2015 - L’Oreal Paris has been named the most powerful and valuable cosmetics brand by strategy consultancy Brand Finance, and its study has also highlighted positives for the Procter & Gamble brands,...

in-cosmetics announces shortlist for Best Ingredient and Green Ingredient Awards

07-Apr-2015 - The Best Ingredient and Green Ingredient Awards are to be announced in a week’s time at the in-cosmetics event in Barcelona, and as the build-up begins, the finalists have been...

P&G gets thumbs down from financial expert, on currency concerns

06-Apr-2015 - Procter & Gamble has made big cost reductions and is on the verge of significantly slimming down its brand portfolio, but currency exchange is set to throw up another obstacle...

People on the Move: The latest industry appointments

02-Apr-2015 - The latest People on the Move brings you decision-maker appointments from Lonza Consumer Care, International Fragrance and Flavors and Dow Personal Care.

L’Oréal seals acquisition of Brazilian hair dye specialist Niely

01-Apr-2015 - L’Oréal has increased its footprint in the fast-growing Brazilian hair care market by confirming the acquisition of coloration specialist Niely Cosmeticos.

Revlon reaches settlement over discrimination lawsuit against CEO

24-Mar-2015 - Revlon has settled a lawsuit filed by its former science chief Alan Meyers, which cited discrimination by CEO that included anti-Semetic and anti-American remarks.

L’Oreal, Unilever and P&G campaign for clean water as part of World Water Day

24-Mar-2015 - In cosmetics and personal care, clean water is needed and used every day, whether to cleanse our skin or rinse our hair, as well as in the manufacturing of the...

Coupon giant RetailMeNot vows to fight Mary Kay over lawsuit

23-Mar-2015 - Online coupon provider RetailMeNot says it will fight back concerning the recently filed lawsuit by Mary Kay accusing it of providing fraudulent discount coupons that cannot be redeemed.

Inter Parfums seeks first fashion/ fragrance fusion with Rochas acquisition from P&G

20-Mar-2015 - Inter Parfums French subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Procter & Gamble to acquire the Rochas brand for $108 million, in a move that will look to fuse fragrance...

Shiseido America bulks up New Jersey facility

19-Mar-2015 - R&D, production, warehousing, and distribution for Shiseido’s NARS and Bare Escentuals brands as well as for the company’s eponymous brand in North America all benefit from the expansion. ...

Avon falls off the S&P 500

18-Mar-2015 - Since June of 1967, the direct-sales beauty brand has been listed on the S&P 500. Friday, Avon Products (AVP) will be replaced on the stock market index by the Hanesbrands...

Coty’s biggest investor sells off part of its share in the business

18-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics B.V. Jab, has sold off a part of its investment in fragrance and luxury cosmetics maker Coty, selling more than 1.4 million shares off at a total price in...

Weak euro could boost European companies as US exports feel pressure

18-Mar-2015 - A weaker euro could see European companies’ products sell for cheaper overseas and lift the value of dollar-based sales while stifling US rivals.

Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

17-Mar-2015 - It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream...

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