Estee Lauder has reported a strong first quarter, with profits
rising 23 per cent to $95 million. And like the rash of other
cosmetics companies posting good results in the last week, it is
the international markets outside of the...
Carton packaging continues to be significant for the cosmetics
industry, with steady global market growth of 9 per cent in the
period 1998-2003 largely represented by a visible shift towards
secondary packaging for mass market brands.
Chemical analysts have discovered that a Roman face cream, believed
to be nearly 2000 years old, shares the same fundamental
formulation ingredients as modern-day cosmetics products. Tom
A declining US personal care sector, twinned with the sluggish
growth of personal care products across Europe have failed to halt
an overall increase in the global personal care market, despite
Latin America and a number of emerging...
Growing concern about personal appearance amongst the older
generation is set to boost sales of cosmetics items such as hair
loss remedies and acne treatments in the US and Western Europe.
According to a new study sales of such products...
Despite Wella reporting a 7.2 per cent increase in sales for its
core cosmetics and fragrance business in the first six months of
the year, the company has reported a drop in group profits bought
on by restructuring costs - a factor...
The continuing American obsession with health and well-being has
contributed to steep growth in the anti-ageing product market,
which is set to prove particularly lucrative for formulators of
cosmetics ingredients. Tom Armitage reports.
Russia is a bread country - it has been a staple part of the diet
there for centuries, and to many people it is as much a part of the
Russian way of life as tea or vodka. But even a product with such
an impressive heritage needs to...
Laboratoires Sérobioligiques, a subsidiary of France-based Cognis
Group, has launched Active Powders, a new technology that is said
to facilitate the incorporation of water-soluble activities in a
variety of cosmetics applications....
Despite announcing rising profits yesterday, both Unilever and
Proctor & Gamble saw their stock prices slip, reflecting
growing concerns over excessive competition in the FMCG sector.
Simon Pitman reports.