Estée Lauder To Cut Its Workforce by 6%
Stung by a 6% decline in fiscal second quarter sales, Estée Lauder will cut 2000 jobs (6% of its workforce) over the next two years as part of a four-year restructuring program. Net sal… Read More »
CK One Unveils New Worldwide Ad Campaign
Coty Prestige has unveiled a new worldwide advertising campaign for CK One, the shared fragrance that created the unisex fragrance category back in 1994. The new “we are one” campaign offers a… Read More »
SCC Installs 2009 Board at Annual Meeting
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists installed its 2009 Board of Directors on Dec. 12 at its Annual Scientific Meeting in New York City. The board of directors is as follows: Gary Agisim (Wyeth Consumer Heal… Read More »
Poland’s Eveline Cosmetics Plans U.S. Market Entry
POLAND: Eveline Cosmetics has signed an accord with ProConcept Marketing Group, Inc. and Kellie Olver, in which the European brand will enter the U.S. cosmetics marketplace. Eveline, based… Read More »
Green Is a Woman’s Color: Females More Likely to Buy
According to Green 2008: Consumer Attitudes and Behaviors from The NPD Group, Inc., more than half of consumers surveyed consider themselves extremely or very interested in environmental… Read More »
By Katie Rodgers, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published December 1, 2008
There is certainly reason to be cheerful in the Big 5’s oral hygiene category in the past year with all five countries unusually posting an increase in both value and volume terms. This is positive news indeed in an increasingly unstable Europe… Read More »
Masculine products and more skin care-like ingredients are on the rise as makers of personal cleansers look to connect with grooming-conscious men and moisture-craving women. But will new products from major brands keep consumers loyal as the economy continues to wobble? Read More »
Patent No. US. 7,417,015 B2
Colgate-Palmolive has patented a soap bar comprising at least two different portions that have a difference in solubility of at least about 1%, forming a ridged structure. The first portion is comprised of sodium soap tha… Read More »
Sunscreen Compositions Patented by Playtex
Patent No. U.S. 7,416,719 B2
Playtex Products has been awarded a U.S. patent for sunscreen that is comprised of least one sunscreen agent and at least one lauryl glucoside emulsifier which imparts an e… Read More »
Colgate-Palmolive Company posted a gain in worldwide sales with higher than expected earnings growth for second quarter 2008. Global sales rose 16.5% to $3.96 billion. Gross profit margin was almost stable at 56.5%, up from 56.0% a year prior. Operat… Read More »
Unilever To Sell North American Laundry Unit
Unilever has signed a definitive agreement to sell its North American laundry business in U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to Vestar Capital Partners. The global private equity firm will merge the business… Read More »
Sales: $300 million
$300 million (estimated).
Mark Landry, president.
Household care and laundry brands including Sun Light machine and hand dish de… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion
$2.2 billion for household and industrial and institutional cleaning products. Corporate sales: $4.8 billion. Net income: $501 million.
Donald R.… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $11.9 billion
$11.9 billion for oral, personal and home care products. Corporate sales: $13.8 billion. Net income: $1.7 billion.
Reuben Mark, chairman; Ian M. Cook, pr… Read More »
announced the appointment of Jonathon D. Needham, a 29-year beauty industry veteran, to the position of vice president of operations and logistics.
Most recently, Mr. Needham was senior vice president of Operations North America… Read More »
Arch Personal Care Products:
announced that Dana Smith and Judith Bernabe have joined the technical marketing department. Ms. Smith has worked at L’Oréal USA as a senior chemist for the SkinCeuticals, Maybelline and Kiehl’s brands… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,375,063 B2.
Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a cleansing composition that is comprised, by weight, of 2.6-3% of an aqueous acrylate copolymer emulsion; 7.7 - 10.2% of an anionic surfactant; 1.4 - 1.7% of an amphoteric surfactan… Read More »
Colgate-Palmolive Company posted a jump in worldwide sales and unit volume growth together with higher than expected earnings growth for first quarter 2008. Worldwide sales grew 15.5% to $3.7 billion and unit volume grew 5%, as reported.
First qu… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,354,569 B2:
Colgate-Palmolive researchers have patented a gum that contains a fruit enzyme, a non-cariogenic sweetener and an enzyme stabilizing agent. The enzyme maintains its initial activity over at least a four-week period when s… Read More »
Colgate-Palmolive Company reported a rise in worldwide sales and unit volume growth together with higher than expected earnings growth for fourth quarter 2007.
Worldwide sales grew 13.5% to $3.6 billion and unit volume grew 5.0%, as reported. Ex… Read More »
In two previous columns (July and November ’07), we started listing the “rules” for creating more effective advertising. The first was to create excitement. Give the viewer something to raise the level of interest. Nothing is quite… Read More »
International Flavors & Fragrances promoted five perfumers Domitille Bertier, Sophie Chapuis, Tony Mills, Beatrice Piquet and Olivier Polge to the position of senior perfumer in IFF’s creative center in Neuilly, France. Ms. Bertier jo… Read More »
The Colgate Palmolive Company announced an increase in worldwide sales and unit volume together with double-digit earnings growth for third quarter 2007. Worldwide sales grew 12% to $3.5 billion.
Operating profit increased 22% versus the third qu… Read More »