Hair and skin care specialist Alberto Culver said its fourth quarter sales were hit by currency translation and profits were down, but the results beat expectations.
Global hair care leader Alberto Culver has announced a big rise in profits on account of significant cost cutting measures.
Personal care giant Kimberly-Clark says net sales fell 6 per cent during its second quarter but says cost savings should boost full year results.
Helen of Troy has reported a significant rise in its first quarter earnings, despite the fact that the economic downturn led to lower sales in its personal care division.
Helen of Troy has suffered an $88m fourth quarter loss after incurring a $99.5m impairment charge related to loss of goodwill and intangible assets.
Niche beauty provider CCA Industries has reported a fall in profit and sales as costs mount in an increasingly tough retail environment.
Amid a struggling global economy, Colgate-Palmolive has posted strong fourth quarter results and looks forward to higher profit margins in 2009.
Japanese cosmetic manufacturers Kao and Shiseido have both cut their forecasts for the fiscal year in light of the deteriorating economic landscape.
Household and personal care provider Energizer Holdings says a solid first quarterly performance for personal care has helped buoy an otherwise poor sales performance.
Health and personal care giant Johnson & Johnson has announced a 14 percent rise in profits despite the big drop in retail sales in the US.
Luxury cosmetics giant Estee Lauder says it is lowering its expectations for the quarter ending 31 December and the full fiscal year ‘to reflect the deteriorated global economic conditions’.
Elizabeth Arden is the latest cosmetics company to cut its sales and earnings forecast, leading its share price to plummet to the lowest it has been in 9 years.
Sally Beauty Holdings has reported solid financial results for the fiscal year although profits failed to match the estimates of analysts.
Shiseido has upped its profit forecast for the first half of the year but the company warned that business conditions will be tougher in future quarters.
Estée Lauder has reported higher than expected profits from the year, despite its weakening performance in the US.