Financial News

  • Not a Pretty Quarter for Avon

    January 23, 2013
    “Avon’s third-quarter results remain disappointing,” said Sheri McCoy, CEO, on release of the company’s performance. “The challenges that Avon faces developed over time, not overnight, and it will take time to implement…


  • Looking Good At CCA Industries

    January 23, 2013
    CCA Industries, Inc. posted favorable results for the third quarter ended Aug. 31, 2012. The company reported a 14.5% increase in total revenues to $14 million for the quarter; for the nine months, revenues jumped 12.5% to $42.4 million. “The…


  • Sales Rise 6.5% at J&J

    January 23, 2013
    Johnson & Johnson posted a 6.5% increase in third quarter sales of $17.1 billion. Operational results increased 10.8% and the negative impact of currency was 4.3%. Domestic sales increased 13.4%, while international sales increased 1.4%. Positiv…


  • Burberry, Lanvin and Jimmy Choo Big at Inter Parfums

    January 23, 2013
    The third quarter of 2012 was dim for Inter Parfums, but brighter for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012. The company reported that net sales for the third quarter of 2012 fell 3% to $166.3 million. However, for the nine months ended Sept 30, 2012…


  • Net Sales Fall 4% at P&G

    January 23, 2013
    For the fiscal first quarter of 2013, the Procter & Gamble Company reported a 4% slip in net sales to $20.7 billion. However, P&G said it held or grew market share in businesses representing over 45% of sales in the July-September quarter, as…


  • Maesa Makes 'Fast 500'

    December 3, 2012
    Placed 35th out of 500 fast-growing companies.


  • Amway Teams Up With Bank of America

    November 6, 2012
    • In recognition of its outstanding partnership, commitment to innovation and support of Amway Independent Business Owners, Bank of America has been named Amway North America’s 2012 Partner of the Year. Bank of America provides Amway…


  • Ulta Names SettersenActing Chief Financial Officer

    November 6, 2012
    • Ulta Beauty appointed Scott Settersten as acting chief financial officer, effective immediately. He replaces Bruce L. Hartman, who has resigned from his position as chief financial officer by mutual agreement with the company. Chuck Rubin, p…


  • A Challenging Year For Regis Corp.

    November 6, 2012
    • Regis Corp. got clipped in fiscal 2012. For the year, sales fell 2.2% to $2.3 billion. Same-store sales declined 3.1%; however, net income rose 13% to $80.5 million. For the fourth quarter, sales slipped 4% to $568.2 million. In North Americ…


  • Positive Impact at Clorox

    November 6, 2012
    • Clorox posted a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, as price increases, lower advertising spending and a decreased tax rate offset higher costs, and it stood by its forecast for the current fiscal year. Sales rose 4% to $1.54 b…



  • IFF Reports Slight Gain in Q2

    November 6, 2012
    • Despite difficult times in Europe, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) reported a 1% increase in revenue for the second quarter to $721.3 million. The company noted that excluding the impact of foreign currency, local currency…


  • Yankee Candle Reports Double-Digit Gains in Q2

    November 6, 2012
    • Yankee Holding Corp. and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. posted financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.Sales increase 11.9% to $145.3 million. Retail sales also rose 11.9% to $81.8 million, while sales in the company&rs…


  • A Good Year for Hain Celestial

    November 6, 2012
    • The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.’s global net sales rose 22.3% to $350.8 million in the fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company’s growth came from continued sales momentum in the natural and organic sector across…


  • Beiersdorf Gains 2.6% In First Half of 2012

    November 6, 2012
    • Beiersdorf AG officials said that the company’s performance in the first half of 2012 was in line with expectations, as organically, group sales rose by 2.6%. Group sales increased by 5.5% on the previous year to approximately $3.76…


  • Beiersdorf Gains 2.6 In First Half of 2012

    November 6, 2012
    Beiersdorf Gains 2.6% In First Half of 2012