Sensient Technologies, supplier of fragrances and colors for
cosmetic products, has reported a significant increase in both its
sales revenue and its net profits on the back of strong activity in
both the US and China markets.
Proof that P&G is on the right track following its merger with
Gillette came during the course of August, after the company posted
strong fourth quarter results that have led to a share price hike
of more than 8 per cent.
Global salon operator and hair care provider Regis has reported a
41 per cent increase in net income after the company benefited by a
$50m payment from Alberto-Culver after it pulled out of a proposed
acquisition deal earlier this...
CCA Industries has reported a record increase in its sales on the
back of strong peformances for its whitening oral care brands, its
green tea skin care products and its depilatory products, but
Leading Japanese and global cosmetics player Shiseido has pulled
back into profit following improved sales and reduced labour costs,
but it is predicting that sales growth will slip in the coming year
as a result of competition.
Body Shop International said that its latest results for the six
months up to 27 August showed new lines featuring exotic community
trade ingredients such as Brazilian babbusu nut oil and Zambian
honey have been a major driving force...
Leading Russian cosmetics players Koncern Kalina has reported a 34
per cent increase in its profits for the first half of 2004. The
growth came about from a significant increase in sales, reflecting
a shift towards higher margin products...
Wella, the German maker of hair-care and beauty products, has
forecast a 'year of challenges' for 2004 after the group reported a
significant drop in net profit. Recently acquired by Procter &
Gamble, the company was...
US cosmetics and fragrance manufacturer Elizabeth Arden has
reported a loss of net income despite an increase in net sales for
fiscal 2004. Debt extinguishment and restructuring charges had a
negative impact on an otherwise profitable...
In the first quarter of fiscal 2003, German pharmaceutical group
Henkel increased sales, adjusted for foreign exchange effects by
2.8 per cent, over the prior-year period to €2.3 billion. Before
adjustment, sales were 3.1 per cent...