After missing the final cut for the CEO spot at Procter & Gamble, Martin Riant is heading home. Riant, a senior executive who oversees some of P&G's biggest brands including Pampers, Bounty and Always, is retiring after more than 35 ye… Read More »
Procter & Gamble (P&G): named David S. Taylor, group president of global beauty, grooming and health care, as successor to A.G. Lafley as president and CEO, effective Nov. 1, 2015. Taylor has also been appointed to the company’s b… Read More »
Skin care maker DS Healthcare Group of Pompano Beach, FL, will acquire WR Group, a $50 million maker of personal care products, including supplements, baby care, oral care and pet care products.
The deal includes $35 million in cash and $2.5 million… Read More »
For the fiscal year 2015, Procter & Gamble reported a 5% decrease in net sales to $76.3 billion.
Within beauty, hair and personal care, organic sales declined 1% as pricing benefits only partially offset lower volume. Innovation-driven sales gro… Read More »
Sales: $2.7 billion
Key Personnel: Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra, founder and board member; Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos, chairman and co-founder; Roberto Oliveira de Lima, chief executive officer; José Roberto L… Read More »
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $7.6 billion for baby, oral and skin care products. Corporate sales: $74.3 billion.
Key Personnel: Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer; Dominic J. Caruso, chief financial officer… Read More »
New york, NY
Sales: $15.0 billion for oral care, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $17.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Fabian Garc… Read More »
Currency headwinds continue to batter the home and personal care industry. Procter & Gamble said sales declined across all major segments in the third quarter due to a strong dollar. P&G executives predict that the dollar will drive a 5 to 6%… Read More »
Johnson & Johnson sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 were almost flat at 0.6% down to $18.3 billion. Worldwide sales for the full-year rose 4.2% to $74.3 billion.
“2014 was a strong year for Johnson & Johnson, as we delivered solid f… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company reported that second quarter fiscal year 2015 net sales were $20.2 billion, a decrease of 4% versus the prior year, including a negative five point impact from foreign exchange.
“The October-December 2014 quart… Read More »
Cetaphil widens its outreach by targeting the younger set…possibly the youngest set of all. Cetaphil Baby ($5.99-$9.99) products are now available online and at retailers like Buy Buy Baby and Babies R’ Us. The five-product collection in… Read More »
Procter & Gamble said its first quarter results met expectations, as reported sales were flat at $20.8 billion and core earnings rose 2%.
“P&G’s first quarter results were in-line with our expectations, despite a very diffic… Read More »
The global detergent industry continues to make inroads on creating a more sustainable future. Its past efforts, present problems and future concerns were front and center during the AOCS World Detergent Conference. Read More »
Johnson & Johnson posted a 9.1% increase in sales to $19.5 billion for the second quarter of 2014. Positive contributors to operational results were sales of Neutrogena and Aveeno skin care products; baby care products; and international sales of… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Cha, vice chairman and chief executive officer; Keon O Kim, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen c… Read More »
Sales: $220 million (estimated) for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $602 million for the year ended March 31, 2014.
Key Personnel: Matthew M. Mannelly, president and CEO; Ron… Read More »
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $7.6 billion for baby, oral and skin care products. Corporate sales: $71.3 billion.
Key Personnel: Alex Gorsky, chairman and chief executive officer; Sandra E. Peterson, group worldwide chairm… Read More »
Sales: $69.5 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $84.1 billion. Net income: $11.3 billion for the year ended June 30, 2013.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley,… Read More »
HallStar’s growing roster of ingredients provides personal care chemists many choices for a wide range of formulations.
Olivem VS Feel is ideal for body butter, sun care, baby care, foundation, hair conditioner, antiperspirant, cleanser and me… Read More »
Yes, there’s the rainforest and biodiversity, but the country is about so much more, as cosmetic chemists found out at the recent symposium developed by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Read More »
Marguerite La Corte is celebrating her 10th anniversary as a global trend tracker and product anthropologist offering global market intelligence to the personal care and OTC pharma industries.
LaCorte’s 30-45 day anthropological field research… Read More »
In the evolution of wipes, what they contain has become just as important as how they feel. Efficacy now, as well as aesthetics, plays an increasingly important role in a product’s success. Read More »