Elizabeth Arden has posted a Q1 loss smaller than that reported for
the same period last year. The narrowing of losses was driven by
favourable foreign currency exchange rates and an increase in sales
of both higher margin fragrance...
Alberto-Culver has announced that it has completed the sale of its
Indola professional hair care business to Henkel. The transaction,
effective 1 June 2004, is the latest in a series of mergers and
acquisitions in the salon hair care...
Omega Pharma has agreed the acquisition of a portfolio of 60
European over-the-counter and personal care brands from Pfizer for
€135 million in a transaction to be completed around the end of
Nivea has reportedly signed a half million pound (€0.75 m) deal
with TalkSport to sponsor the UK commercial radio station's
coverage of the Euro 2004 tournament and promote its new Nivea for
Men Sensitiv product range, writes...
Shares in Natura Cosmeticos stock, which was listed on Brazil's
Novo Mercado, Wednesday, rose 12 per cent in heavy early afternoon
trade as the country's first IPO in more than two years proved
popular with investors, writes...
Church & Dwight, the maker of Arm & Hammer toothpaste, has
reported first quarter profits up 40 per cent on last year, a
figure boosted by its acquisition of Unilever's North American oral
Revlon's shares dropped as much as 8.6 per cent before recovering
slightly, Friday, as the cosmetics company's financial makeover
plans faltered after its debt offer was cancelled due to
"unfavourable market conditions".
German hair and beauty product producer Wella has this week
announced both the most profitable first quarter in the company's
history and the signing of a purchasing agreement with Procter
& Gamble, writes Louise Sheridan.