French cosmetics ingredients producer Coletica has confirmed that
it has received an offer from Engelhard Corporation to buy a
majority stake in its share capital, in a move that will give the
company a much-needed cash injection,...
Global packaging provider Rexam has announced flat results for the
full year 2004, with its plastics packaging division boosted by a
particularly good performance from its beauty operation, reports
Givaudan has reported that sales fell in 2004, with a poor
performance from its fragrance division hampered by its fragrance
ingredients business combined with unfavourable currency exchange
rates, reports Simon Pitman.
UK cosmetics retailer Boots has warned that its full year profits
are likely to be impacted by low levels of consumer spending. The
announcement follows a disappointing December and January that saw
consumer spending well down on...
Oriflame's less than impressive debut as a public listed company
and falling profits has prompted major boardroom changes,
highlighted by the appointment of Magnus Brännström as the
company's new CEO, Simon Pitman reports.
The Brazilian cosmetics and toiletries industry is continuing to
demonstrate strong growth, after the country's industry body
revealed that sales have outstripped global growth in 2004. The
performance is being driven by the...
L'Oreal announced second half financial results broadly in line
with market expectations at the end of last week, boosted by strong
sales in both the US and emerging markets. However, analysts
believe that improvements in profitability...
Strong buyer demand for growing and profitable businesses in the
personal care and supplements sectors means that sellers are
increasingly able to negotiate favourable terms, according to a
report that is due to be published this...