Sales: $150 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Joe Kanfer, chairman and chief executive officer; Mark S. Lerner, president and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer,… Read More »
Sales: $182 million for 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman; John Swigart, president; Jim Lenardson, executive vice president; Scott Libbe, chief financial officer; Justin Bl… Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA
Sales: $425 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Paul DeJoria, co-founder and chairman; Angus Mitchell, co-owner and artistic director of education.
Major Products: Professional hair… Read More »
St. Paul, MN
Sales: $6.2 billion for industrial and institutional cleaning products. Corporate sales: $14.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Douglas M. Baker Jr., chairman and chief executive officer; Timothy W. Handley, pr… Read More »
Sales: $9.6 billion for the year ended June 30, 2014, but that total includes food management.
Key Personnel: H. Fisk Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer; Mark Eckhardt, executive vice presi… Read More »
AAK USA: added Leaslie Carr to its team as marketing manager, AAK USA Inc. Based in Edison, NJ, she is responsible for marketing and business development for AAK USA and Canada.
Carr has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and product deve… Read More »
In order to ensure public health, professionals in the health care field must continue to rely on over-the-counter antiseptic healthcare products, according to a leading trade association. The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) issued the following re… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
Coty welcomed longtime consumer goods executive Elio Leoni Sceti as chief executive officer. Bart Becht, Coty’s current interim CEO and chairman, will remain chairman following the transition.
Leoni Sceti brings a proven track recor… Read More »
Lonzagard BKC cGMP Benzalkonium Chloride is a suitable alternative to triclosan as it satisfies the strict FDA requirements as an active for consumer health care and food professional hand soaps and sanitizers, according to its creator, Lonza.
Highl… Read More »
Two US senators introduced legislation in April that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The Personal Care… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… Read More »
The New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Suppliers Day was a success, as usual. There were approximately 400 exhibitors and more than 5,500 attendees crowding the aisles. Among the masses, were the following exhibitors pr… Read More »
Q Laboratories, Inc.: welcomed Michael Baim, PhD, as chemistry laboratory supervisor. He will be responsible for the everyday operations of the pharmaceutical and food chemistry labs, including analyst training, technology upgrades, client outreach a… Read More »
The third time is definitely not the charm. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to StriVectin, Moy-Fincher Medical Group and Skin Authority LLC.
According to the letter sent to StriVectin (following a December… Read More »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share data on pesticides and toxic substances. This will allow the agencies to share information that will better inf… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: CVSL Inc., Dallas, TX, has successfully funded and closed its previously-announced acquisition of Kleeneze, a UK’s direct-to-consumer businesses.
Founded in 1923, Kleeneze has more than 7,000 independent distributorships,… Read More »
Seasonality isn’t just for food; it’s a key beauty trend, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC). Rather than simply using the change of seasons as a reason to introduce color stories or scents, beauty manufacturers are incr… Read More »
Looking across the global skin care market, the facial mask is probably one of the few categories where Asia dominates. This is especially true in China, where, in recent years, the mask has become the fastest growing category. According to Ogil… Read More »
You are what you eat, and sometimes what you eat can provide multiple benefits. This month’s column is based upon recommendations from Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology at Mount Sin… Read More »