• Colgate-Palmolive Company’s second quarter sales rose 2% to more than $4.2 billion. Unit volume grew 5.0%, pricing increased 3.5% and foreign exchange was negative 6.5%. Excluding divested businesses, global unit volume grew 5.5%. The… Read More »
• INDIA: Colgate-Palmolive plans to expand capacity in India by opening its fifth production facility in the country with an investment of $20 million, according to a report posted on the Forbes.com website.
Colgate controls approximately ha… Read More »
• US 8,211,452 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a method for inhibiting or reducing the formation of plaque on an oral surface.
It entails contacting the oral surface with a composition that is comprised of an orally acceptable c… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $14.5 billion for oral, personal and home care products.
Corporate sales: $16.7 billion. Net income: $2.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executiv… Read More »
• Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM): named Dr. David K. Wilcox, formerly Colgate-Palmolive’s VP, product safety, regulatory and quality, as president. He succeeds Dr. Ladd W. Smith, who retired at the end of May.… Read More »
•The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program held a special event at the Fienberg Fisher School in Miami Beach to dedicate one of its mobile dental vans to provide free dental screenings, oral health education and… Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published January 10, 2012
It has been a mixed year for the personal cleanser sector in Europe with some Big 5 countries recording gains and others posting losses. This can be seen as quite a “utilitarian and everyday” cosmetics and toiletries category and, as su… Read More »
Just as one issue gets resolved, another emerges. Less than two months after the US Food and Drug Administration issued testing and labeling requirements for sunscreens (see p. 50 in this issue), an Aug. 19 article in The New York Times reported th… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $13.3 billion
$13.3 billion for oral, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $15.5 billion. Net income: $2.2 billion.
Ian M. Cook, chairman, p… Read More »