Japan-based Shiseido has reported falling turnover in the first quarter after sales in the domestic market plummeted.
Fragrance giant Parlux has clarified comments made by its CEO
in a recent conference call, stressing that sales expectations for
the quarter ending June 30 will be lower.
Global fragrance maker Parlux has announced a significant boost to
its full year results ending in March thanks to revised market
focus and restructuring programme.
Helen of Troy's personal care division continued to struggle in the
fourth quarter reporting a 7.1 percent drop in sales that it blamed
on the tough retail environment.
High sales in international markets helped Estee Lauder secure
double-digit growth in the third quarter but the increase was not
enough to prevent the company from suffering a dip in profits.
Rising raw material costs and a decline in operating profit has led
Japanese personal care firm Kao to forecast low sales growth
for the coming year.
Bare Escentuals has enjoyed another year of fast growth with sales
increasing by over a quarter and net profits rising by over three
Celebrity perfume manufacturer Parlux Fragrances has reported a
slump in profits in the third quarter after selling off its Perry
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) posted high fourth quarter sales
growth supported by a sharp rise in personal care sales that helped
the company achieve strong full year financial results.
A lawsuit has been taken out against Ulta Salon, a leading
distributor of cosmetics and fragrance products in the US, over
terms relating to the company's IPO made in October last year.
Helen of Troy has reported an unexpected drop in turnover as sales
of personal care products slumped in a highly competitive and
challenging sales environment.
Boosted by improved top-line growth, Revlon reduced losses further
in the third quarter and outlined plans to accelerate future growth
with a new product line-up in 2008.
Sales in PCAS's perfume-aroma-cosmetics division leapt up by 43 per
cent in six months, a rise the company attributed to the work of
distributors in the US and Japan.
Despite strong sales growth, Sally Beauty's third quarter net
profit fell as expenses related to recent structural changes hit
Cosmetics and household goods player Helen of Troy has reported a
51.5 per cent increase in its net profits, ending a prolonged
period of results that have been impacted by increasing costs.