Financial News


  • 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

  • Ulta Names SettersenActing Chief Financial Officer

    • 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…
    11.06.12

  • Amway Teams Up With Bank of America

    • 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…
    11.06.12

  • Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    Sales Jump 10% at Estée Lauder
    10.01.12

  • Sales Jump 10% at Estée Lauder

    • 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…
    10.01.12

  • Blyth To Issue IPO for ViSalus

    • 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…
    10.01.12

  • Fiscal 2012 Sales Rise 5.3% at Elizabeth Arden

    • 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…
    10.01.12