Financial News


  • Robert af Jochnick Takes Bigger Stake in Oriflame

    • 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…
    02.13.13

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

    • 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. “…
    02.13.13

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

    • 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…
    02.13.13

  • Sales Rise 13.5% at Elizabeth Arden

    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%…
    01.29.13

  • Yankee Candle Posts Gains In Q3 and Nine Months

    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…
    01.29.13

  • Sales Rise 4.8% At Revlon

    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…
    01.29.13

  • Net Sales Fall 4% at P&G

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Burberry, Lanvin and Jimmy Choo Big at Inter Parfums

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Sales Rise 6.5% at J&J

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Looking Good At CCA Industries

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Not a Pretty Quarter for Avon

    “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…
    01.23.13

  • Estée Lauder Reports Q1 Performance

    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. reported a solid financial performance for its first quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, with net sales rising 3% to $2.5 billion. “In this new fiscal year, we continue to be guided by our winning strategy and c…
    01.23.13

  • Packaging

    Maesa Makes 'Fast 500'

    Placed 35th out of 500 fast-growing companies.
    12.03.12

  • Beiersdorf Gains 2.6 In First Half of 2012

    Beiersdorf Gains 2.6% In First Half of 2012
    11.06.12

  • Beiersdorf Gains 2.6% In First Half of 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…
    11.06.12

  • A Good Year for Hain Celestial

    • 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…
    11.06.12

  • Yankee Candle Reports Double-Digit Gains in Q2

    • 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…
    11.06.12


  • IFF Reports Slight Gain in Q2

    • 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…
    11.06.12

  • Positive Impact at Clorox

    • 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…
    11.06.12

  • A Challenging Year For Regis Corp.

    • 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…
    11.06.12