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.
Particularly strong personal care sales in key European markets
help Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever to end 2006 on a higher
note, but results are still below expectations as the general
market in Europe remains tough.
L'Oreal has declared that it is not adverse to making further
acquisitions in the future in an effort to maintain sales growth at
6 - 8 per cent, while confirming a 50 per cent drop in its annual
profits following merger gains...
Leading personal care companies, including Colgate-Palmolive,
Proctor & Gamble and Alberto Culver, have released quarterly
results that show they are weathering current challenging
conditions surprisingly well.
L'Oreal has announced the acquisition of Spanish sunscreen maker
Delial, in the same week that it unveiled more in-depth details for
its financial performance, division-by-division - moves that
showing a confidence in the company's...
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...
L'Oréal has announced a good start to 2004 following the release of
its first quarter results. The company saw growth in all of its
cosmetic divisions despite a high base of comparrison against last
year's results. The dermatology...
Avon Products has attributed its fourth quarter earning and sale
growth figures to the company's success in Europe. Sales in the EU
rose 30 per cent to €440 million and operating profit rose by 50
per cent. Strong international...