Hair care products, such as shampoos and conditioners, are widely used by most consumers in Western Europe, so any sales gains in these categories are unspectacular. Rather, the potential for growth is higher in Central and Eastern Europe, wher… Read More »
Sales: $877 million
Key Personnel: Kenji Ikemori, chairman and CEO; Tsuyoshi Tatai, vice president; Yasushi Sumida, executive director general manager of Fancl Research Institute; Norihiro Shigematsu, executive director vice p… Read More »
Sales: $938 million
Key Personnel: Hiroo Kaneda, chief executive officer, officer of Sunstar Suisse SA, chairman of nomination committee and director of Sunstar Suisse SA; Shigeto Yasuoka, president, representative execu… Read More »
Sales: $1.3 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre Fabre, chairman of the board; Pierre-Yves Revol, vice chairman of the board; Didier Miraton, group CEO; Eric Ducournau, Dermo-Cosmetics CEO; Thierry Denjean, human resources offic… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Christian Courtin-Clarins, chairman; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer; Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, R&D director; Jonathan Zrihen, president, Clarins Groupe Americas.
Major Pro… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Cosme Decorte AQ, Awake, Cosme Decorte, Beauté de Kose, Jil… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 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… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s grooming. Personal care—Borotalco soaps, shower gels, talcum powder; Neutro… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Sir Christopher Gent, chairman; Sir Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Emma Walmsley, president, consumer healthcare worldwide.
Major Products: Oral care—Aquafresh, Biotene, D… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion
Key Personnel: Sadayoshi Fujishige, chairman; Itsuo Hama, president; Masazumi Kikukawa, executive general manager, health and home care products; Kenjiro Kobayashi, executive general manager, international d… Read More »
The skin care industry has lost two members who helped push the science to new levels with Retin-A and topical antioxidants.
Dr. James Edwin Fulton
Dr. James Edwin Fulton, Jr., a skin care innovator, has died after a battle with colon cancer. He was… Read More »
On Aug. 1, Look Good Feel Better hosted its second annual Look Good Feel Better Beauty Editors Day in conjunction with Saks Fifth Avenue and 31 leading beauty and lifestyle magazines and beauty brands.
Held at Saks Fifth Avenue’s flagshi… Read More »
CCA Industries, Inc. posted results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2013. The company reported total revenues for the second quarter ended May 31, 2013 fell 3% to $11.3 million. Total revenues for the six months also decreased 3% to $23 million.… Read More »
Johnson & Johnson’s second quarter sales rose 8.5% to $17.9 billion. Net earnings were $3.8 billion for the period ended June 30, 2013.
Worldwide consumer sales inched up 1.1% to $3.7 billion. According to the company, international sales… Read More »
To support the creation of hair care products that are both effective and consumer-preferred, the Xiameter brand has introduced a paraben-free silicone emulsion for hair conditioning applications—Xiameter MEM-2664 Emulsion.
“This emulsio… Read More »
Kiss My Face sun care products ($11.95-$15.95) utilize natural mineral sun blocking agents, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide and other effective sunscreens to provide full broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection, according to the company. The entire Kis… Read More »
No7 Men skin care products are now available chain-wide at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide. The products also can be purchased on Walgreens.com, drugstore.com and US.Boots.com. The debut marks the first nationwide Boots product launch… Read More »
INDONESIA: Wilmar International and Elevance Renewable Sciences have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to customers from their first joint venture biorefinery, located in Gresik, Indonesia. The biorefinery… Read More »
INDIA: Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has opened its first retail store in New Delhi, India. The store, which is located at an upscale New Delhi mall called Select Citywalk, offers a full range of color cosmetics, brushes and skin care products. … Read More »
When it comes to facial skin care needs, Americans are looking for multi-functioning products that tackle several skin care essentials quickly and take it easy on their bank accounts.
According to new research from Mintel, 42% of consumers seek prod… Read More »
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) beauty is big business. But just how big? Nearly $2 billion, according to The NPD Group, which has launched a new service to track DTC sales of fragrance, makeup and skin care products sold on department store websites,… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published August 2, 2013
The anti-aging category certainly isn’t showing its age. Global sales of anti-aging products are expected to grow 26% from 2011-2016 to reach $28 billion, according to a study by Euromonitor International. During that time, US sales of anti-agi… Read More »
Whether it’s to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, whiten skin or protect against UV radiation, skin care is an important concern of people around the world. Regardless if it’s a department store counter in Canada, a supermarket in Urugua… Read More »
Sales: $69.1 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83.6 billion. Net income: $9.3 billion for the year ended June 30, 2012.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley, c… Read More »