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.
International consumer goods maker Sara Lee has confirmed that it
is selling its direct sales cosmetics business to Tupperware for
$577 million. The move forms part of the company's bid to redefine
its over-stretched product...
Although the US market for fragrances has shown a distinct downturn
in recent years, an upturn in 2004 was driven by rising demand from
the Hispanics market, combined with the continued strength of big
name endorsements. Simon Pitman...
Avon is cutting back on non-cosmetics lines such as jewellery and
toys and concentrating on its international markets in an effort to
stem the effects of a slow US market, which the company forecasts
will not pick up during the course...
Europe continues to lead the way in the global fragrance market,
with a recent market report pointing out that it now accounts for
40 per cent of all international sales. But a closer look at
individual markets reveals a mixed bag...
Sometimes not following market trends and competitors, but sticking
to your own business and marketing strategy may be the best way to
succeed. One of the best examples of this is Avon, the sixth
largest global beauty company, which...
Avon Products, the sixth largest global beauty company, reported
excellent sales growth in the second quarter, boosted by the
surprisingly fast-growing emerging markets. Focusing on China and
Russia, the company says it will reinvest...
Del Laboratories - a mass-market manufacturer of nail care products
- has announced it is to license Elizabeth Arden trademarks for its
new salon product line. The agreement marks the company's first
entree into the professional...
Avon Products is to closely follow developments in China this year
for a change in direct-selling legislation. Avon - the world's
largest direct seller of cosmetics to consumers - says it is ready
to resume direct-sales in the...
The deal announced in early September for the sale of Noiro, the
cosmetics and detergent business of Finnish healthcare specialist
Orion Corporation, to funds managed/advised by CapMan was closed