Solid trading in personal care and health care has left Croda in a strong position after third quarter trading was announced on September 30, 2011, and commented on this week by company chairman Martin Flower.
The growth rate for cosmetics, toiletries and fragrance in Brazil has exceeded predictions made at the beginning of the year, which means the value of the market in 2009 is likely to be 11 per cent higher than 2008.
Colipa's AGM, held last week in Stockholm, Sweden, highlighted the
fact that, with the European Union continuing to expand, and the
market for cosmetics and toiletries also growing fast, finding new
paths to growth remains a...
Further evidence has emerged that the antioxidant carotenoid,
Lutein is more beneficial for skin health when topical and oral
applications are combined, according to results published in the
Journal of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology.
Life sciences product developer Senetek says it has initiated
trials that will determine the efficacy of its Pyratine 6 compound
on acne Rosacea, having evaluated positive results through separate
trials comparing it to Kinetin, the...
Sales of cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances in France grew at 5.7
per cent in 2006, the fastest rate of increase in five years and a
figure that puts it well ahead of average industry growth, both
within France and the European...
Dental care and toiletries giant Colgate-Palmolive has announced a
big rise in net profits for its fourth quarter off the back of
strong sales driven by a particularly big rise in both the European
and Latin American markets.
L'Oreal has met its targets for 2006 after reporting a strong
fourth quarter results, driven by renewed vigour in the Western
European markets and a continued strong performance in new markets
such as Russia and China.
After several years in the doldrums, it appears the market for
cosmetics and toiletries is back on track, after sales grew by a
respectable 2.7 per cent in the country this year, the Italian
union of perfumery, cosmetics, toiletries...
Although the market for cosmetics and perfumes in France remains
Western Europe's largest, significant growth, particularly in the
UK and Spain, means that the market there is rapidly taking on a
new and more dynamic appearance.
Proctor & Gamble has reported a 27 per cent increase in its
sales and a 33 per cent increase in net earnings as the company
continues to power away on the strength of last year's merger with
Gillette and a continued improvement...
If current economic conditions prevail, the cosmetics market in
Poland should experience steady growth, market analysts predict.
But the issue of tax on personal care products remains a
significant hurdle to overcome.
Although sales are still growing strongly, Estee Lauder has posted
a 27 per cent drop in its net income after being impacted by
restructuring charges. But the company says that it is terrorism
threats that could pose a significant...
Unilever announces second quarter results showing that it has
maintained its steady growth of late, but the questions remains
whether it is enough to remain competitive against major rival
Procter & Gamble.
Strong growth in sales of beauty products continues to see the
Brazilian market powering away. In 2005 the market grew at 34.2 per
cent to become the world's fourth largest market - well above the
world's 8.2 per cent average...
Procter & Gamble has reported a 37 per cent jump in its
profits, but share prices fell after the company revealed that its
sales had failed to meet with expectations on the back of inventory
cut-backs by Wal-Mart and slower than...
Colgate-Palmolive has successfully implemented increased pricing
and a greater emphasis on higher margin goods to help boost its
first quarter results despite the challenge of facing stiff
Beauty-conscious British women spend a whopping £3,000 (€4,300) a
year on beauty products and treatments, with 81 per cent of women
wearing make-up every day, says a survey commissioned by New Woman
Brazilian direct sales cosmetics player Natura is benefiting from a
booming domestic economy and renewed vigor for all things cosmetic,
having announced a big increase in its end of year sales and
Direct sales giant Avon has reported a 36.7 per cent drop in its Q4
income as it tackles fierce competition and rising costs. The
disappointing results coincide with the decision to pull out of the
Indonesia market, which also knocked...
The first full quarter financial results following the merger with
Gillette spell a big success for P&G. Results were well ahead
of expectations after the world's largest consumer goods company
more than tripled revenue growth,...
Global giant L'Oreal says that growth in the Western European
market, combined with strong levels of activity in North America
and new markets has helped to give a big boost to its fourth
quarter results, pushing the full year...
The German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association
(IKW) says that sales have rebounded after the drop recorded in
2004. The association says that the figure is encouraging news for
the industry, especially as it coincides...
Direct sales giant Avon has posted a seven percent drop in its
third quarter net profit. A continued lull in US sales was further
exacerbated by the impact of increasing fuel costs due to Hurrican
Katrina - a problem that the company...