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  • 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


  • Profits Leap at L’Oréal

    October 1, 2012
    • L’Oréal said its first-half net profits rose 10.8% to $2.11 billion and confirmed it expects to outperform the market this year. Operating profits increased 11.4% to $2.46 billion. The company’s sales for the period rose 1…


  • A Lift in Q2 Sales at Macy’s

    October 1, 2012
    • Macy’s Inc.’s net income rose nearly 16% to $279 million, while sales in the second quarter rose 3% on a comparable store basis to $6.12 billion. “We were pleased with our spring season results, and they came on top of e…


  • Fiscal 2012 Sales Rise 5.3% at Elizabeth Arden

    October 1, 2012
    • Elizabeth Arden, Inc. revealed financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. For the quarter ended June 30, 2012, the company reported a 4.6% increase in net sales to $265.5 million. For the year en…


  • Blyth To Issue IPO for ViSalus

    October 1, 2012
    • Blyth, Inc., owner of direct selling fitness and weight management company ViSalus, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of its Clas…


  • Sales Jump 10% at Estée Lauder

    October 1, 2012
    • Lux is back in a big way. Estée Lauder’s fiscal 2012 sales rose 10% to $9.71 billion. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation, net sales also increased 10% from a year ago. The company reported a 110 basis point i…


  • Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    October 1, 2012
    Sales Jump 10% at Estée Lauder


  • Sales Jump 14% in Q2 at CCA

    August 31, 2012
    • CCA Industries’ sales increased 14.2% to $14.7 million in the second quarter ended May 31, 2012. The company reported net income of $302,100, compared to a loss of $247,268 a year ago. For the six months, sales increased 11.6% to nearl…


  • Swander Pace To AcquirePhysicians Formula

    August 31, 2012
    • Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. and Swander Pace Capital have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which affiliates of Swander Pace will acquire Physicians Formula, the maker of a range of skin care products. Under the terms…


  • Ellman Technologies Picks Up Sandstone

    August 31, 2012
    • Ellman Technologies has acquired the assets of Sandstone Medical Technologies, LLC, a leader in the aesthetic laser and IPL technology field. The transaction significantly enhances Ellman’s presence in the aesthetic market with laser a…


  • Sally Beauty’s Third Quarter Sales Rise 6%

    August 31, 2012
    • Sally Beauty Holdings’ consolidated net sales rose 6% to $887.0 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The beauty products retailer attributed the gain primarily to same store sales growth, the addition of new stores and acquisit…


  • Q2 Sales Jump 20% At Inter Parfums

    August 31, 2012
    • Inter Parfums’ second quarter sales rose 20% to $145.6 million. European sales rose 18% to $125.6 million and US sales rose 37% to $20 million. For the six months, sales rose 22% to nearly $311 million. US sales were up 19% to $228.1 m…


  • Colgate Q2 Sales Rise 2%

    August 31, 2012
    • Colgate-Palmolive Company’s second quarter sales rose 2% to more than $4.2 billion. Unit volume grew 5.0%, pricing increased 3.5% and foreign exchange was negative 6.5%. Excluding divested businesses, global unit volume grew 5.5%. The…


  • Procter & Gamble’s Net Income Soars in Q4

    August 31, 2012
    • Procter & Gamble Co. reported fourth quarter net income far above Wall Street’s expectations. Net income jumped 74% to $3.63 billion, as revenue fell 1.2% to $20.2 billion. “We enter fiscal 2013 with very strong developi…