Financial News

  • Maesa Makes 'Fast 500'

    December 3, 2012
    Placed 35th out of 500 fast-growing companies.

  • Beiersdorf Gains 2.6 In First Half of 2012

    November 6, 2012
    Beiersdorf Gains 2.6% In First Half of 2012

  • 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…

  • A Good Year for Hain Celestial

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • Yankee Candle Reports Double-Digit Gains in Q2

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • IFF Reports Slight Gain in Q2

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • Positive Impact at Clorox

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • A Challenging Year For Regis Corp.

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • Ulta Names SettersenActing Chief Financial Officer

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • Amway Teams Up With Bank of America

    November 6, 2012
    • 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…

  • Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    Sales Jump 10 at Este Lauder

    October 1, 2012
    Sales Jump 10% at Estée Lauder

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…