Sales: $784 million
Key Personnel: Yoshihiro Kaneda, group chairman; Hiroo Kaneda, group honorary chairman.
Major Products: Oral care products sold under the Gum and Butler brand names, and personal care products includ… Read More »
Sales: $793 million
Key Personnel: Mike Jatania, chief executive officer; Jon Osborne, chief operating officer; Aart Weijburg, non-executive director; Charles Hinkaty, non-executive director; Philip Smith, non-execu… Read More »
Sales: $1.3 billion
Key Personnel: Pierre Fabre, founder.
Major Products: Consumer and professional skin care and hair care products sold under brand names that include Avène, Ducray, A-Derma, Pierre Fabre Dermato… Read More »
Sales: $2.0 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president, Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. and chairman, Pola Inc.; Hiroki Suzuki, president, Pola Inc.; Tsuneo Machida, president, Orbis Inc.
Major Products: Beauty and skin… Read More »
Sales: $2.0 billion
Key Personnel: Magnus Brännström, chief executive officer and president; Jesper Martinsson, chief operating officer; Gabriel Bennet, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Skin care, color cosmet… Read More »
Sales: $2.1 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Cha, vice chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen cleaners. Personal care—toothpa… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion (estimated)
Major Products: Household care—Omino Bianco laundry care, WC Net bathroom cleaners, Carolin floor cleaners, SMAC metal and all-purpose cleaners, Overlay floor and surface cle… Read More »
Sales: $3.6 billion
Key Personnel: Masazumi Kikukawa, director, executive officer and executive general manager of health and home care products.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care,… Read More »
Sales: $4.2 billion
Key Personnel: Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer; Antonio Belloni, group managing director; Pierre Godé, vice chairman; Nicolas Bazire, development and acquisitions; Ed Brennan, tra… Read More »
Sales: $10.0 billion
Key Personnel: Michitaka Sawada, president and chief executive officer; Hiroshi Kanda, president, consumer products; Tatsuo Takahashi, president and chief executive officer, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd;… Read More »
Sales: $32.9 billion
Key Personnel: Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Doug Baillie, chief human resources officer; Geneviéve Berger, chief research and development officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief finan… Read More »
• Mama Mio, a prestige maker of natural skin and facial care products for women, selected Mega Airless dispensers for its new high protein formulations.
The California-based brand’s latest products, carefully developed over the last t… Read More »
• The Personal Care Products Council released a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on the economic and social impacts of the personal care products industry in China. The study found the industry makes important contributions in the are… Read More »
• Lee Stafford, one of Britain’s most well known celebrity hairdressers, is out to woo US consumers with several summer products. The Brit reality TV star stylist offers Beach Babe Sea Salt Spray, Poker Straight Dehumidifier, Bleach Bl… Read More »
• GERMANY: The sixth cycle of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Compliance Program, covering the period of May 2011 to May 2012, did not find any substances in violation of the IFRA Code of Practice in any of the selected products… Read More »
• Online sales of beauty and personal care products are in the region of $3 billion, which represents about 5% penetration of the category, according to a new study from A.T. Kearney. The report examines the shopping behaviors of consumers and… Read More »
Online sales of beauty and personal care products are in the region of $3 billion, which represents about 5% penetration of the category, according to a new study from A.T. Kearney. The report examines the shopping behaviors of consumers and the impl… Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, European Cosmetic Markets Tel: (44) 020 7193 6862
Published August 1, 2012
It has been a very mixed year for the hair care market in the Big 5 with the overall category (including shampoos, conditioners and styling products) posting a variety of gains and losses, but nothing very consistent and all a bit pallid. France and… Read More »
Sensitive skin care brand Avene combined mineral makeup with a broad-spectrum sun protection in its new High Protection Tinted Compact SPF 50 ($29). This water resistant, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic facial foundation is formulated with 100%… Read More »