By Katie Middleweek, European Cosmetic Markets Tel: (44) 020 7193 6862
Published November 6, 2012
Following last year’s successful string of results, it has been a rather pallid year for the color cosmetics category in the Big 5 with all countries, apart from the UK, slipping in value terms. The UK was the only country that didn’t see… Read More »
America’s topselling mascara was out in August in four limited-edition shades, inspiring shoppers to stock up before supplies ran out. Taking its cue from runway trends, Maybelline New York introduces The Great Lash Color Collection ($6.40 ea… Read More »
Sales: $1.1 billion
Key Personnel: David Boynton, group managing director; Benoit Mennegand, CFO/IT/supply chain; Chris Giunta, vice president of finance and accounting; Christina Polychroni, vice president of marketing and… Read More »
Sales: $1.3 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Chris Davis,commercial director; Brandon Leigh, group finance director; John Pantelireis,supply chain director; Michelle Feeney, chief executi… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion (estimated)
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics. Brands include Yves Rocher, Petit Bateau, Stanhome, Dr Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouv… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Marc Puig Guasch, chairman and CEO; Manuel Puig Rocha, vice chairman; Jose Manuel Albesa, chief brand officer; Javier Bach, chief operating officer; Eulalia Alfonso, chief human resources office… Read More »
The Valentina Eau de Parfum by Valentino lineup includes body oil, shower gel and lotion.18. Chanel
Sales: $1.8 billion (estimated)
Key Personnel: Alain and Gerald Werthheimer, co-owners; Maureen Chiquet, chief executive offi… 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: $2.0 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: $2.1 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: $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 »
Glitter fallout – it’s a "no-no" term when it comes to color cosmetics. While women love the look of shimmery eyeshadows, the tiny particules of glitter that fall underneath the eyes is less than pretty. You can tap the brush… Read More »
• The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ education course, “Chemistry and Formulations of Color Cosmetics,” will be held Sept. 12-13 at the Doubletree Newark Airport Hotel in Newark, NJ.
This course will provide an overview of th… Read More »
Someday, believe it or not, we all may look back warmly on The Great Recession of 2007-2009. Of course, there are a lot of consumers out there who are convinced that the recession never really ended. Well, buckle your seat belts, more trouble, a lot… 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 »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $147 million for personal care products.
Corporate sales: $3.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer and director; Brett R. Chapman, general counsel; De… Read More »