The third annual Skincare Ingredients virtual event was wrapped up on June 12th, giving cosmetic ingredients professional an opportunity to network and catch up on the latest industry trends.
Estée Lauder profits up but sales held back by Europe
Estée Lauder reported good sales growth in all regions except for Europe, where economic problems mean consumers are having to cut back on their spending.
Personal care leaves Croda sitting pretty after Q3
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.
Givaudan results hit hard by a strong Swiss Franc
Givaudan announced a big dip in its sales for the third quarter, although strong local currency sales growth stresses the underlying strength of the business.
Colgate-Palmolive announces record profits on continued sales growth
The world’s leading oral care player, Colgate Palmolive, has announced continued steady sales growth and record profits for its second quarter.
L’Oreal preliminary Q1 results show clear return to growth
L’Oreal’s sales for the first quarter have made a strong comeback, growing 7.4 per cent on a like-for-like basis, as consumers return to the fold.
Beiersdorf results show upturn, but outlook is unsure
Beiersdorf’s fourth quarter and full year results show clear signs of improvement, but analysts believe a strong rebound is far from close.
Personal care helps to buoy Beiersdorf results
Personal care sales help to propel Beiersdorf to the close of a tough year, underlined by the fact that the company outperformed average market growth.
Cosmetics sales in China continue to boom, despite global down-turn
Latest data from the Chinese government show that the market for cosmetics has continued to grow in excess of 17 per cent for the first nine months of 2009.
Unilever sales volumes rise on discounting
Unilever has seen its sales volumes for the European market rebound on heavy discounting, although net profits continue to dive.
Brazil cosmetics market exceeds predicted growth rates
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.
Symrise restructures as first quarter profits suffer
Symrise is closing a production facility in Spain as part of restructuring plans which aim to improve the company’s bottom line.
International survey uncovers cosmetic resilience
An international survey of buying habits suggests the economic downturn will not take a large bite out of the global cosmetics market but revealed very different attitudes across countries.
L'Oreal cuts sales and profit forecasts
A sluggish September has forced L’Oreal to cut its sales and profit forecasts for the financial year.
Oriflame defies inflation with strong quarterly results
Restructuring has helped put Oriflame in a much stronger position, with sales growth also contributing to a healthy increase in profits.