Playtex Products has announced a restructuring program on the back
of strong financial results for 2004. The program aims to push
profit growth into double figures in the course of the next three
years, reports Simon Pitman.
Human Pheromone Sciences, the US company manufacturing and
marketing mood-enhancing pheromones to the cosmetics and personal
care industry, has reported end of years sales sharply up on last
year, as the compound proves increasingly...
Mosaic says it has acquired the assets of Atlanta-based Channel
Source, a retail service company dedicated to the cosmetics
industry. Channel Source will consolidate and move operations to
Dallas while retaining its national staff...
Amway has broken into the Russian market in a bid to tap into huge
consumer growth. The direct sales company is aiming to establish a
sales force for its range of cosmetics and household products from
centres based in Moscow and Nizhni...
Ambitious Israeli fragrance and flavours firm Frutarom has
benefitted from recent acquisitions as year end figures show 40 per
cent boost in sales. But the figures show that growth in the fine
ingredients division, which largely supplies...
Magic Soaps has acquired Sun Dog Hemp Bodycare business. The
acquisition will expand Dr. Bronner's presence on store shelves
beyond its castile soaps line to include organic lotions, lip balms
and body balms to eventually introduce...
Inter Parfums has reported its fifth consecutive year of strong
sales growth and increased income for its full financial year,
despite the bottom line being impacted by taxes and interest on
debt repayments in the final quarter, reports...
Brazilian direct cosmetics sales company Natura has reported a
growth in sales of nearly 30 per cent and a very healthy increase
in profits, following its expansion into the Mexican and French
market during the course of the year,...
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...