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  • SoftSheen-Carson Revamps Its Website

    Textured hair care marketer SoftSheen-Carson rolled out a redesign of its online presence, www.softsheen-carson.com. According to the company, the site has been revamped with breakthrough technology, interactive elements, enhanced graphics, improved…
    10.07.08

  • Wet N Wild's Online Destination For Beauty Benefits and More

    Answers to beauty questions, step-by-step instruction on creating natural and glamorous looks and a guide to achieving a healthy lifestyle are now just a mouse click away with the launch of mass market makeup line Wet N Wild’s Beauty Benefits w…
    10.07.08

  • SoftSheen-Carson Revamps Its Website

    Textured hair care marketer SoftSheen-Carson rolled out a redesign of its online presence, www.softsheen-carson.com. According to the company, the site has been revamped with breakthrough technology, interactive elements, enhanced graphics, improved…
    10.01.08

  • DeWolf Chemical Revamps Website

    DeWolf Chemical has completed a full revision of its website to address the continued interest and growth in green technology in the personal care, household and institutional and industrial markets. According to the company, visitors to www.…
    09.11.08

  • Floratech Launches "iLabel"

    Floratech, an international supplier of botanical raw materials to the cosmetic, personal care and pharmaceutical industries, has launched a new online information resource, iLabel. According to the company, iLabel provides web-based access to Flora…
    09.11.08

  • New Website To Rate Natural Ingredients

    Green Star Products is rolling out a new website, www.greenstarproducts.org, which will allow formulators and chemical manufacturers to rate the “greenness” or naturalness of their ingredients. GreenStarProducts.org is a non-profit w…
    09.11.08

  • Murad Professional Line Launches Interactive Site

    The new Murad Professional line has a brand new home on the Internet, www.muradprofessional.com. The new website educates viewers on the benefits of Murad Professional products, shows visitors where they can purchase the line and offers pointers…
    09.11.08

  • Unilever To Sell North American Laundry Unit

    Unilever has signed a definitive agreement to sell its North American laundry business in U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to Vestar Capital Partners. The global private equity firm will merge the business with its existing operation, Huish Detergents In…
    09.11.08

  • Sales Jump 16.5% at Colgate

    Colgate-Palmolive Company posted a gain in worldwide sales with higher than expected earnings growth for second quarter 2008. Global sales rose 16.5% to $3.96 billion. Gross profit margin was almost stable at 56.5%, up from 56.0% a year prior. Operat…
    09.11.08

  • Revlon Sees 8% Rise in 2Q Sales

    Revlon, Inc. announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Net sales rose 8% to $376.4 million. In the U.S., net sales in the second quarter of 2008 increased 6% to $216.4 million. According to the company, the primary driver of t…
    09.11.08

  • Second Quarter Looking Good at Avon

    Avon Products, Inc. reported that second-quarter total revenue grew 17% to $2.7 billion. Sales of beauty products rose 19%. Active representatives increased 7%, and units sold were up 5% versus the prior-year quarter. According to the company, all si…
    09.11.08

  • Net Income Up 22% At Bare Escentuals

    Bare Escentuals, Inc. posted financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 29, 2008. Net sales for the second quarter were $138.5 million—an increase of approximately 12% from the same period last year. Net income increased…
    09.11.08

  • Inter Parfums Reports 20% Increase in 2Q Sales

    Inter Parfums, Inc. announced that net sales for the second quarter of 2008 were approximately $99.1 million, 20% ahead of 2007. The company is also reporting that for the first half of 2008, net sales were $222.2 million, up 32% from $167.9 million…
    09.11.08

  • Coty Aiming to Boost Its Cosmetics Portfolio

    Coty is seeking acquisitions to expand its cosmetics business. The company, which markets Lancaster and Rimmel, is looking to increase annual sales to $5 billion by 2010 from $3.3 billion in 2007, according to reports. Some 82% of Coty’s sales…
    09.11.08

  • P&G's Sales Jump 9% in Fiscal 2008

    The Procter & Gamble Company posted a net sales growth of 10% for the April-June quarter to $21.3 billion, and 9% net sales growth for the fiscal year to $83.5 billion. Growth from new innovations on key brands was driven by the Head & Should…
    09.11.08

  • DeWolf Chemical Revamps Website

    DeWolf Chemical has completed a full revision of its website to address the continued interest and growth in green technology in the personal care, household and institutional and industrial markets.      According to the company…
    09.04.08

  • HallStar Enhances Website for Visitors

    The HallStar Company, a Chicago-based specialty chemistry business, enhanced its corporate website for international visitors. All product data sheets are now available in English and 22 other languages. Formulators, marketers and managers in Japan…
    08.06.08

  • Alpha Research & Development Relaunches Website

    Alpha Research & Development, Ltd. has relaunched its online resource, www. Alpharnd.com. The consulting company, led by Dr. Nadim Shaath, is a leading sunscreen consultancy with laboratories in White Plains, NY; East Orange, NJ and Dallas, TX.…
    08.06.08

  • Sonic Launches New Website for Packaging

    Sonic of Westwood, NJ recently launched www.sonicpackaging.com, a new website which features updated content and a fresh design. According to the company, the new site demonstrates how Sonic can help companies develop effective and successful pac…
    07.14.08

  • Smashbox and Sephora Search For the Next Beauty Guru Online

    Cutting-edge company Smashbox Cosmetics has teamed up with leading retail beauty chain Sephora for round one of the “Are You the Next Beauty Guru?” campaign powered by social media advertising platform Brickfish. The campaign, located…
    07.14.08