Walker & Company Brands, which makes health and beauty devices for people of color, has raised $24 million in a Series B round of funding, and has signed a deal with Target. Individual investors included some high profile names, such as Magic Joh… Read More »
For the fourth quarter, Estée Lauder’s net sales fell for the first time in three quarters, as results were hurt by a stronger dollar and less demand for Clinique and Estée Lauder skin care products. The company’s net sales… Read More »
SOUTH AFRICA: Croda has officially opened its new Center of Excellence for Africa. Located in Parkhaven, Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, the new center is the latest example of Croda’s commitment to innovation, coupling efficacy testing and app… Read More »
My neighbor is moving. He’s a good neighbor; quiet, willing to lend a hand and best of all, he lives several houses down the street! Good fences make good neighbors, but in lieu of a fence, several hundred feet works just fine. Anyway, he&rsquo… Read More »
Enhance Skin Products, Reno, NV, has earned a patent from Japan for the use of hyaluronan (HA) and bioactive glass to facilitate the deposition and penetration of bioactive microparticulates through the skin. The patent forms the base for Enhance Ski… Read More »
Sales: $860 million
Key Personnel: Xie Wenjian, chairman.
Major Products: Liushen, Maxam, Jia An, Shanghai Viv, Herborist, Chinfie and GF.
Comments: Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd. is China’s largest domesticall… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Reinold Geiger, chairman and chief executive officer; André Hoffmann, executive director and managing director, Asia-Pacific; Domenico Trizio, executive director and chief operat… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Miguel Krigsner, founder and chairman; Artur Grynbaum, chief executive officer; Fernando Modé, vice president, corporative; Lia Azevedo, vice president, organizational and hum… Read More »
Sales: $6.4 billion
Key Personnel: Masahiko Uotani, president and chief executive officer; Norio Tadakawa, chief financial officer; Ralph Ahrbeck, chief strategy officer and president, China region; Chikako Sekine, chief b… Read More »
St. Louis, MO
Sales: $425 million for skin care products. Corporate sales: $4.4 billion. Net income: for the year ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Ward M. Klein, chief executive officer, Energizer Ho… Read More »