• Revlon Bets on Amazon

    Revlon Bets on Amazon

    February 27, 2017
    A digital-led turnaround?

  • New Brands Fuel Sales at Estée Lauder

    February 27, 2017
    Estée Lauder reported net sales rose 3% to $3.21 billion for its second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016. Incremental sales from the company’s recent acquisitions of By Kilian, Becca and Too Faced contributed approximately 90 basis points to…

  • Profitable Q4 at CCA

    February 27, 2017
    CCA Industries, Inc. posted preliminary results for a profitable fourth quarter.   “We have now had four profitable quarters in a row,” noted Lance Funston, chief executive officer, CCA Industries, Inc. “The company has no…

  • Retail Sales Dip at Walgreen Boots Alliance

    February 27, 2017
    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. said Q1 2017 sales fell 1.8% to $28.5 billion. Retail pharmacy USA first quarter sales rose 1.4% to $20.7 billion. Sales in comparable stores increased 1.1%, according to the company. Retail sales decreased 0.9% du…

  • Sales Flat at K-C

    February 27, 2017
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported year-end 2016 results and provided its 2017 outlook and related key planning assumptions. Fourth quarter 2016 net sales of $4.5 billion were even with the prior year. Organic sales increased 1%—including 3% g…

  • Shiseido Buys MatchCo

    February 27, 2017
    Shiseido acquired MatchCo, a privately-held company that uses technology and digital tools to create individually customized foundation at scale. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. MatchCo, founded in 2013 and profiled in a podcast with Happi…

  • Coty Completes Younique Deal

    February 27, 2017
    Coty finalized the acquisition of a 60% stake in Younique, an online peer-to-peer social selling beauty platform. In this new partnership, Younique’s founders continue to own the remaining 40%.Younique will operate as a separate business within…

  • Personal Care Gives J&J a Lift

    February 27, 2017
    Johnson & Johnson posted a 1.7% rise in sales to $18.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2016. J&J’s worldwide sales for the full-year 2016 increased 2.6% to $71.9 billion. Worldwide operational results, excluding the net impact of acqu…

  • Colgate's on Amazon

    February 27, 2017
    It is a little easier for Amazon customers to purchase Colgate dental care products, now that the brand is part of the Amazon Dash Button program. Consumers can order a variety of Colgate toothpaste and mouthwash.…

  • Walmart Kills 2-Day Shipping Charge

    February 27, 2017
    Walmart is pulling the plug on its ShippingPass program, which was designed to compete with Amazon Prime. Instead, the Bentonville, AR-based retail giant will offer free, two-day shipping to home and stores on more than two million items without a me…

  • You Go Girl (Lipstick)!

    February 27, 2017
    Hourglass has rolled out Girl, a lipstick collection intended to help recognize the good in others and oneself. At the center of the campaign are 20 shades—named Protector, Activist, Innovator, Visionary and the like, brought to life by model-t…

  • Gillette Supports Gamers

    February 27, 2017
    Gillette has aligned itself with some of the most prominent athletes and sports leagues in the world, and now the P&G brand has inked its first partnership in the world of gaming. It will partner with ESL, the world’s largest eSports compan…

  • Vendor Centric Picks Deb

    February 27, 2017
    Deb Group has been selected by Vendor Centric as the preferred vendor for skin care products for AZA Smart Source and Alliance Purchasing Cooperative—two purchasing cooperatives managed by Vendor Centric on behalf of the Association of Zoos and…

  • Skin Laundry Is at Sephora

    February 27, 2017
    Skin Laundry is now available at Sephora. Skin Laundry’s “wash and wear skin care” assortment of 17 daily essentials and targeted treatments can be found on Sephora.com and inside the beauty retailer’s US stores. &ldquo…

  • Mike Jackson Is the New Face of Mr. Clean

    February 27, 2017
    After three months of reviewing hundreds of audition tapes, Georgia native Mike Jackson has been selected as #TheNextMrClean. Jackson’s innovative and creative take on Mr. Clean’s iconic jingle, his strength, bald head and willingness to…

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