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 »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $205 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Zvi Ryzman, president; Terri Cooper, executive vice president; David Woolf, executive vice president of retail sales; Mark Moesta, vice president of profe… Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $482 million.
Key Personnel: Eric Sung-Tsei Chen, chief executive officer; Bill George, president; Martin Toh, general manager; Eric Weeks, vice president, sales; Brian Talbot, vice president… Read More »
Sales: $676 million for cosmetics.
Corporate sales: $2.6 billion. Net income: $218 million.
Key Personnel: Rick Goings, chairman and chief executive officer; Anna Braungardt, senior vice president, w… Read More »
Sales: $1.1 billion.
Net income: $40 million for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice president… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $1.3 billion.
Net income: $53 million.
Key Personnel: David L. Kennedy, vice chairman; Alan T. Ennis, president and chief executive officer; Chris Elshaw, executive vice president and chief operating o… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion (estimated) for home fragrance and personal care products.
Corporate sales: $10.3 billion. Net income: $850 million for the year ended Jan. 28, 2012.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner… Read More »
Sales: $3 billion.
Key Personnel: David Holl, president and chief executive officer; Richard Rogers, executive chairman; Timothy Byrd, chief financial officer; Terry Cole, president, international supply chai… Read More »
Sales: $5 billion for personal care and home care products.
Corporate sales: $10.9 billion as reported by parent company Alticor.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president; Candace M… Read More »
5. Avon Products
New York, NY
Sales: $8.2 billion for cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances.
Corporate sales: $11.2 billion. Net income: $513 million.
Key Personnel: Sheri S. McCoy, chief executive officer; Charles M… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $8.8 billion. Net income: $700 million for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer; Amy DiGeso, executive vice president, global human re… Read More »
Sales: $68.7 billion (estimated for personal care, oral care and household care products).
Corporate sales: $82.6 billion. Net income: $11.7 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Bob McDonal… Read More »
Like red lipstick? Then Three Custom Color’s A Century in Red Lip Palette ($45) is for you! This palette features a collection of “the most stunning reds of our time, celebrating the beautiful women of the 20th century, the trends we co… Read More »
The 90s are back in style, so why not round out your retro-infused collection of artsy nail lacquers and deep burgundy lipsticks with a classic Caboodles travelling case? Sold at major retailers, this handy plastic cosmetic organizer called “… Read More »
I’m a little skeptical about nail polish remover wipes. I think of those sponge dip products from the 1980s where if you’re wearing a fuchsia or red polish the sponge turns that color and stains your fingers. However, modern times call… Read More »
For the third year in a row, the R&D members of the household and personal care industry provide information on their salaries and major concerns at work. See how your paycheck and opinions stack up. Read More »