Valentino will regain control from Unilever Cosmetics International
(UCI) of the brand's line of fragrances. The move is a further step
in Valentino's renegotiation strategy following its acquisition by
the Marzotto Group...
A new report from market analyst Datamonitor reveals the average
Norwegian spends more on haircare products than anyone in Europe.
Consumers in Norway spend €50, almost twice the amount as the UK
consumer at €27.
Sensient Technologies Corporation, US manufacturer of colours,
flavours and fragrances, has reported a steady increase in revenue
of 9.3 per cent for Q2 compared to the same period in 2002, rising
to $261.9 million (€233.6m)
Number one flavour and fragrance house reports a drop in sales for
the second quarter, hit by a slip in European and North American
sales. International Flavors & Fragrances had expected sales to
increase by 5 per cent on 2002,...
French beauty giant L'Oréal sees a drop in consolidated sales for
the first half of 2003 to €7.14bn, reflecting a drop of 3.2 per
cent. But company remains confident that on target for annual
Procter & Gamble Germany has had the green light from US
regulatory body to proceed with its acquisition of Wella. The
company will continue to pursue the necessary regulatory and
governmental approvals in other major markets...
US cosmetic and personal care company Revlon on Friday announced
the completion of the rights offering the company launched on 16
May this year. At the same time Revlon said that the rights
offering was fully subscribed by the public.
German beauty care company Henkel has accepted a takeover offer
from US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble for its 6.86 per
cent stake in German haircare company Wella, the company said on
Friday. P&G has been in control...
Emil Flachsmann, a Swiss supplier of natural compounds and
ingredients for cosmetics, is to come under the wing of flavours
multinational Frutarom, following an agreement between the two
companies announced this week.
Swiss supplier of fragrance ingredients Givaudan has decided to
start a new share buy back programme of up to 800,000 registered
shares - representing 10 per cent of the share capital, announced
the board of directors this week.
The Body Shop founder and ardent environmental campaigner Anita
Roddick was awarded the title of Dame as part of the Queen's
Birthday Honours released on 14 June. She was awarded the title for
her life-long work in retailing,...