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 »
The Procter & Gamble Company reported second quarter net sales of $22.3 billion for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2013 were unchanged versus the prior year period, according to the company.
“P&G’s second quarter results came in… Read More »
SWITZERLAND: Nestlé S.A. has created Nestlé Skin Health S.A., formed by the acquisition of 50% of Galderma Pharma S.A., which was established in 1981 as a joint-venture between it and cosmetics giant L’Oréal S.A.
The Nestl… Read More »
Croda, Edison, NJ has developed a system called “Sensification” which attempts to provide quantitative analysis on 33 parameters of the sensorial attributes of a product such as appearance or feel on a scale ranging from 0-100.
Using thi… Read More »
Consumers continue to crave “natural” when it comes to personal care. Their appetites are satiated by naturally inspired SKUs as well as brands that offer no comprises when it comes to their final formulations. Read More »
Target’s new Sustainable Product Standard will initially focus on the personal care, beauty, household cleaning and baby care product categories. Beginning in October, Target will ask vendors representing 7,500 products in household cleaners, p… Read More »
A new study released by Feeding America, In Short Supply: American Families Struggle to Secure Everyday Essentials, reveals that many families with children struggle to afford basic, non-food household goods, including products related to personal ca… Read More »