Perhaps the world already smells good enough, writes Jordan
Mateev, as Givaudan, the world's biggest maker of fragrances
and flavours reported another period of declining fragrance sales.
The Swiss company, whose mission is to...
Sales of leading brands to mass retailers and the use of big stars
such as Elizabeth Taylor, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Britney Spears
in its advertising campaigns helped boost Elizabeth Arden's sales,
though operating loss was...
Essel Propack, an important manufacturer of laminated tubes used in
the cosmetics, personal care and toiletries sector, has acquired
the UK-based Arista Tubes, which manufactures plastic seamless
Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Eva Mendes and Jaime King, all four
super models feature in a marketing campaign by US based cosmetic
group Revlon seeking to regain its balance in the mass cosmetic
market. However, the 2004 first half...
Procter & Gamble announced robust sales and profit growth for
the second quarter, exceeding its long-term targets. The strong
results were primarily driven by P&G's good performance in
beauty care and growth in developing...
Avon Products, the sixth largest global beauty company, reported
excellent sales growth in the second quarter, boosted by the
surprisingly fast-growing emerging markets. Focusing on China and
Russia, the company says it will reinvest...
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever faced tough competition
for its personal care products in the first half, operating mainly
in weak markets with declining prices. Cutting costs helped improve
operating profits at the division,...
Mainland Chinese consumers are increasingly joining the health and
beauty craze which is gripping the west and as such have helped US
personal care group Nu Skin Enterprises to a 400 per cent increase
in revenues there during the...
UK chemicals group Croda has seen strong demand for its marine and
nutritional oils as well as products for the personal care sector,
driving sales to the personal and healthcare sectors up 14 per cent
at constant currency rates in...
According to TheDeal.com, US personal-care product manufacturers,
Cosmetic Essence (CEI) and Marietta, have begun looking for new
investors, fuelling speculation that they could be purchased by a
single buyer and merged.