French cosmetics player L'Occitane says its recent IPO has helped it to raise HK$5.5bn (€553m) as part of efforts to target expansion in the fast growing China market.
The ex-CFO of Coty has won a legal battle against the fragrance giant for stopping him to cash in his stock options for their full value.
Sara Lee says that following the sale of the majority of its Household and Body Care (HBC) division, it is ‘confident’ it will sell the remaining third of the business.
Japan-based cosmetics giant Shiseido has instigated the procedure for its tender offer to acquire mineral make-up specialist Bare Escentuals.
Unilever continues to weather the economic downturn well, but the company hints that further discounting could be on the horizon.
Revlon revealed falling sales during its third quarter, underlining tough retail conditions and the strength of the dollar against international currencies.
A drop in domestic sales and negative currency effects pulled Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) consumer sales down for the third quarter.
Profits fell 18 percent for Procter & Gamble as the personal care giant lost market share during its fourth quarter, sending shares tumbling.
Beauty packaging specialist Rexam is considering issuing new equity to service its burdensome debt pile, after market conditions failed to improve in the last quarter.
Brazilian cosmetics player Natura said that its recently announced share offering is likely to raise in excess of $800m as Brazilian and US investors clamor for shares.
Financial markets responded positively to Estee Lauder results, which beat expectations as Asian markets and premium cosmetics showed their mettle.
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.
Procter & Gamble continues to extend its lead in the list of the top ten publicly traded global personal care players, according to their performances in 2007.
French luxury beauty player Clarins says its holding company will proceed with a squeeze-out offer on September 26 to buy back the remaining shares it does not own.
Independent cosmetic giant Clarins has been given the go ahead by French authorities to proceed with the proposed buy back scheme that should lead to a stock market delisting.