Financial News

  • Gains Across the BoardFor Ulta Beauty

    February 13, 2013
    • Ulta Beauty said third quarter sales increased 22.4% to $505.6 million. Comparable store sales (sales for stores open at least 14 months) increased 8.4%, while operating income increased 38.6% to $61.3 million. Net income increased 42.5% to $3…


  • Parlux Enters Deal With Kenneth Cole

    February 13, 2013
    • Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has entered into a new licensing agreement with Parlux Ltd., effective Jan. 1, 2013. With more than 20 years experience in marketing and developing fragrance brands, the collaboration marks the beginning of a new…


  • First Quarter Sales Get Clipped At Regis Corporation

    February 13, 2013
    • For the first quarter of 2013, Regis Corporation reported that net sales fell 4.9% to $505.4 million. Same store sales declined 3.1%, while same store transaction counts for salon businesses declined 2.3%. “First quarter results are ind…


  • Personal Care Sales Flat At Helen of Troy

    February 13, 2013
    • Helen of Troy Limited posted a 10.6% rise in total sales to $374.6 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. The increase was attributable to higher sales in the health care segment, driven by sales increase from the acquisition of the Pur…


  • Robert af Jochnick Takes Bigger Stake in Oriflame

    February 13, 2013
    • Robert af Jochnick, Oriflame’s chairman, has acquired 50,000 shares in Oriflame Cosmetics S.A., increasing his holding to approximately 6.5% of the votes and capital in the company. Founded in 1967 by two brothers and their friend, Orif…


  • Nu Skin’s Q3 Is a CharmAs Sales Surge 23%

    February 13, 2013
    • Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. reported record third-quarter results as sales rose 23% to $526.2 million. Additionally, the company announced that it is increasing its full-year 2012 revenue guidance to $2.11 billion, a 21% gain over 2011. “…


  • Procter & Gamble’s Q2 Gains cheered by Wall Street

    February 13, 2013
    • Take that, Bill Ackman! The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) reported a 2% rise in net sales to $22.2 billion for its fiscal second quarter. The result was cheered on Wall Street, which sent share prices up more than 3% when it was ann…


  • Sales Rise 13.5% at Elizabeth Arden

    January 29, 2013
    Elizabeth Arden’s net sales rose 13.5% to $344.5 million for the first quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Net sales for the company’s international segment increased 2.2%, while net sales in the company’s North America segment grew 20.0%…


  • Yankee Candle Posts Gains In Q3 and Nine Months

    January 29, 2013
    Yankee Holding Corp. and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. posted favorable financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 29, 2012.Sales rose 3.4% to $201.7 million. Retail sales increased 9.7% to $93.1 million, while sales from the wholesale seg…


  • Sales Rise 4.8% At Revlon

    January 29, 2013
    Revlon, Inc. posted results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Net sales rose 4.8% to $347.0 million. Revlon president and CEO Alan T. Ennis said, “In the third quarter, we continued to execute our strategy of profitably growing our b…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…