Examining the financial movements of all the big players, from ingredients suppliers to packaging providers. Volatile oil prices, banking turmoil and nervous consumers are forcing companies to rethink their business strategies. Articles will dig into the shifting landscape, reveal how the cosmetics world is adapting and break news of the latest financial results and market data.
27-Nov-2013 - Cosmetics company Avon "does not understand" the MLM model and is dangerously trapped between two different strategies for selling, according to an expert in multi-level marketing....
27-Nov-2013 - A growing trend in fake beauty products retailing over the internet is threading the integrity of Estee Lauder's popular MAC brand.
18-Nov-2013 - Schwan Cosmetics has moved its USA headquarters from New Jersey to Rutherford County in North Carolina in order to take advantage of a higher quality of life and a more...
18-Nov-2013 - Global cosmetics company Sally Beauty Holdings reported a poor performance in Q4 of their financial year as profits were affected by increasing income tax despite an increase in sales.
31-Oct-2013 - Troubled cosmetics manufacturer Avon has reported a poor third quarter for 2013 as a result of low sales in North America and weakness in emerging markets.
30-Oct-2013 - The Americas have overtaken China as the engine of the world’s luxury growth, according to a report by market research firm Bain & Company.
28-Oct-2013 - US cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble has reported relatively static sales growth in its latest quarterly earnings report.
15-Oct-2013 - Natura Cosmeticos’ position as the leading cosmetics company in Brazil may ultimately depend on its ability to connect to international markets, according to Euromonitor International.
14-Oct-2013 - Amazon has just launched a new luxury beauty division for the US market, in direct competition with the online presence that luxury beauty retailer Sephora has already carved out.
10-Oct-2013 - US cosmetics manufacturers and retailers are starting to feel the stock price pinch from the fall of the US equity market.
09-Oct-2013 - The US government shutdown is a game of “brinksmanship” which should not damage the cosmetics industry, according to Euromonitor.
09-Oct-2013 - Argex Titanium’s study into the feasibility of its titanium dioxide industrial project produced highly positive results, it was announced on October 9.
08-Oct-2013 - Colgate-Palmolive has announced a nearly $200 million investment to open a factory in Greenwood County South Carolina, which will manufacture personal care products including deodorants and liquid soaps.
07-Oct-2013 - Specialty chemicals company Innospec says it has given more impetus to its strategy to focus on personal care with the joint acquisition of the Chemsil and Chemtex businesses.
07-Oct-2013 - Fitch Ratings has re-affirmed cosmetic giant Natura Cosmeticos SA’s IDR rating of BBB, meaning that the company is in a good position to meet its financial obligations.
03-Oct-2013 - Brazilian buyers are increasingly using e-commerce to purchase cosmetics as a result of the country’s poor economic situation, according to a report by market research company E-bit.
02-Oct-2013 - The FDA will cease all but essential activities until the US government shutdown is resolved, including inspections, notifications and monitoring of imports - areas likely to affect cosmetic suppliers and...
25-Sep-2013 - Euromonitor analyst Oru Mohiuddin has called Coty's fourth quarter results “better, but definitely not positive” and suggested that the company needs to develop a more focused strategy.
23-Sep-2013 - Inter Parfums has raised its guidance to $540m for 2013 in anticipation of growth in both existing and newly introduced product lines.
16-Sep-2013 - US cosmetics company Ulta Beauty has announced a 25 percent jump in sales in the second quarter of 2013.
29-Aug-2013 - The US color cosmetic market posted a 5 percent growth in 2012 on the back of innovative technology, developing fashion trends and immature markets for some products, according to a...
19-Jul-2012 - The Procter & Gamble executive board says it will stand by its CEO Bob McDonald, while activist shareholder Bill Ackman claims that his newly acquired stake in the business makes...
07-May-2012 - A resurgence in skin care sales and a good performance in the US helped cosmetics giant Estée Lauder post an increase in profit for its third quarter ended March 31, 2012.
30-Apr-2012 - Cosmetics company Revlon will look to new product launches later this year and will build upon its strong brands having tackled financial difficulties in the first quarter of 2012.
23-Feb-2012 - Packaging supplier Rexam has announced it is now ‘actively marketing’ its Personal Care business for sale following the release of the company’s 2011 results.