Financial News

  • 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…


  • Procter Gambles Net Income Soars in Q4

    August 31, 2012
    Procter & Gambles Net Income Soars in Q4


  • IFF Reports Slight Drop in Sales

    August 1, 2012
    • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) posted a 1% drop in first quarter 2012 revenue to $711 million. “IFF continued to execute its strategy and generated results broadly in line with our expectation,” said IFF ch…


  • Sales Soar at Sealed Air

    August 1, 2012
    • Sealed Air Corporation reported sales increased 70% to $1.92 billion in the first quarter due, in large part to the Diversey acquisition, which contributed a 66% increase in sales. The first quarter gain was also helped along by a modest inc…


  • High Ridge Brands Acquires White Rain

    August 1, 2012
    • Brynwood Partners VII’s portfolio company High Ridge Brands Co. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the rights to the White Rain personal care brand from Sun Products. Additionally, as part of the transaction, High Ridge Brand…


  • Sales Rise 14% in Q2 at CCA

    August 1, 2012
    • CCA Industries’ sales increased 14.2% to $14.7 million in the second quarter ended May 31, 2012. For the six months, sales increased 11.6% to nearly $28.4 million. “We are pleased to be reporting higher total revenues and net…