Avon has reported that sales grew ten per cent during 2004,on the
back of a continued growth during the fourth and last quarter. But
currency weakness and a slack US market continue to hamper
otherwise healthy results.
Leading UK and international retailer Boots has reported that sales
for its mainstay toiletries division have fallen by 0.8 per cent
due to a price discounting strategy. The results reflect the
increasingly competitive retail environment...
Inter Parfums has reported a better than expected sales performance
for the fourth quarter and full year 2004. The company said that
favourable currency exchange and it Burberry branded fragrances
were the main reason for the result,...
German health and beauty care manufacturer Beiersdorf has reported
marginally better than expected results for the fourth quarter and
financial year 2004, reflecting the success of its lengthy
Avon is cutting back on non-cosmetics lines such as jewellery and
toys and concentrating on its international markets in an effort to
stem the effects of a slow US market, which the company forecasts
will not pick up during the course...
Inter Parfums says it expects sales for 2005 to be well ahead of
its original guidance following the strong performance of British
fragrance brands and the continued success of several new launches.
Simon Pitman reports.
Imagenetix, the US-based manufacturer of nutraceutical skin care
and joint care products, has continued to grow on the back of
increasing sales, the company's latest quarterly results reveal.
But even stronger future growth is...
Natural cosmetics maker Oriflame has reported a steady increase in
sales for the first nine months of the financial years, although
the most recent quarter bucked that trend, reflecting increased
costs and currency movements in international...
US-based multinational Revlon has announced a decline in sales of 7
per cent for its third quarter. As well as trying to trying to
refinance its growing debts, the company is also struggling to hold
on to its costumers.
An investment arm of the Canada-based Onex Corporation, Onex
Partners LP, has announced it has acquired the parent company of
Cosmetics Essence (CEI) - the largest contract manufacturer of
alcohol-based fragrance products in the United...