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Estee Lauder hit with skin care slump

Estee Lauder hit with skin care slump

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Estee Lauder saw sales and earnings drop in the fourth quarter mainly due to a big drop in skin care as some of its heritage brands come up against big challenges attracting consumers.

Coty said to be closing in on P&G acquisition

Coty said to be closing in on P&G acquisition

By Simon Pitman

Share prices in Coty have risen significantly as rumors gather pace that the company has won out in the bidding war to buy part of Procter & Gamble’s beauty portfolio.

Coty turns losses into a tidy profit

Coty turns losses into a tidy profit

By Simon Pitman

One year on and fragrance player Coty has turned a big loss in the third quarter of last year into a profit, thanks to a focus on its key brands and cost-cutting measures.

Kimberly-Clark sees gains dashed by currency headwinds

Kimberly-Clark sees gains dashed by currency headwinds

By Simon Pitman

Kimberly-Clark has become the latest in a long line of US-based international cosmetic and personal care players to feel the heat of negative currency translations on the back of a strong US dollar.

Mary Kay sues online coupon site for trademark infringement

Mary Kay sues online coupon site for trademark infringement

By Deanna Utroske

That’s just one of the claims the beauty brand is making against RetailMeNot in a federal suit filed on Friday. Mary Kay holds that it has not permitted the deals site to publish coupons using its likeness. 

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