Cutting-edge company Smashbox Cosmetics has teamed up with leading retail beauty chain Sephora for round one of the “Are You the Next Beauty Guru?” campaign powered by social media advertising platform Brickfish.
The campaign, located… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,378,085 B2
A long retention hairstyling gel has been assigned to L’Oréal, Paris. The formulation contains a fixing film-forming polymer that is a branched block copolymer consisting of n-butyl acrylate, acrylic acid, met… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,381,693 B2
Unilever has patented a fibrous elastic gel cleansing article that is shaped like a toilet bar. It is comprised of a foamable composition that contains a foaming surfactant, a thermo-reversible gelling agent with a melting… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,381,417 B2
Firmenich SA has been awarded a U.S. patent for a scent delivery system for surface cleaners and conditioners. The carrier and delivery system is comprised of a water miscible cationic polymer or mixture of polymers suscep… Read More »
Los Angeles,CA-based Wet International, Inc. has developed four new Inttimo by Wet aromatherapy massage and bath oils featuring a blend of natural oils such as hemp, avocado and kukui nut in a base of sweet almond oil. The four scents include Romance… Read More »
Acne torments adults too. A national survey conducted on behalf of Retin-A Micro Pump has found that acne can negatively impact many aspects of an adult’s life—professional, academic, physical and social—and a lack of knowledge may… Read More »
RITA Corp., Crystal Lake, IL, has formed a strategic alliance with Grant Industries to distribute and market Grant’s specialty silicones and cosmetic actives in the midwestern U.S. Grant Industries Inc. is an Elmwood Park, NJ-based firm that pr… Read More »
Cognis said its first quarter sales rose 7.1% to $1.4 billion. According to the company, all three strategic business units—Cognis Care Chemicals, Nutrition & Health and Functional Products—increased sales by focusing on the innovatio… Read More »
Sales: $99.6 million
$99.6 million for the year ended Feb. 28, 2008.
Steven R. Scheyer, chief executive officer; Keith S. Daniels, vice president an… Read More »
Sales: $125 million
Harold Uhrman, chief executive officer; Robert San Julian, president and chief operating officer.
Chief Technology Officer:
Mark… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $144 million
$144 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.1 billion. Net income: $191 million.
Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive of… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $185 million
$185 million (estimated).
Zvi Ryzman, president; Terri Cooper, executive vice president; Mark Moesta, vice president of professional sales; David Woo… Read More »
Sales: $326 million
$326.6 million. Net income: $33.9 million.
Mark Pettie, chairman and chief executive officer; Peter J. Anderson, chief financial officer; James E… Read More »
White Plains, NY
Sales: $330 million
$330 million (estimated).
Christopher B. Combe, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Douglas M. McGraime, executive vice president and chi… Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $540 million
Eric Chen, chief executive officer; John Stephenson, president.
Chief Scientific Officer:
Irena Lebedev, director of research an… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
$1.8 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.2 billion. Net income: $169 million.
James R. Craigie, chairman and chief… Read More »
Sales: $2 billion
$2 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $12.2 billion. Net income: $504 million for the year ended June 30, 2007.
Brenda C. Bar… Read More »
Sales: $3 billion
$3 billion (estimated) for Bath & Body Works, White Barn and Victoria’s Secret personal care products. Corporate sales: $10.1 billion. Net income: $718 million for… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $3.3 billion
$3.3 billion for the year ended June 30, 2007.
Peter Harf, chairman, Coty Inc.; Bernd Beetz, chief executive officer, Coty Inc.; Michael Fishoff, chief financ… Read More »
St. Paul, MN
Sales: $5.4 billion
$5.4 billion. Net income: $427 million.
Douglas M. Baker Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer; Christophe Beck, senior vice president and ge… Read More »
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $6.6 billion
$6.6 billion for skin, oral and baby care products. Corporate sales: $61 billion. Net income: $10.5 billion.
William C. Weldon, chairman and chief execut… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $6.9 billion
$6.9 billion for cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances. Corporate sales: $9.9 billion. Net income: $531 million.
Andrea Jung, chairman and chief execu… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $7 billion
$7.0 billion. Net income: $448 million for the year ended June 30, 2007.
Leonard A. Lauder, chairman; Ronald S. Lauder, chairman, Clinique Laboratories;… Read More »
Sales: $7.5 billion
$7.5 billion (estimated) for the year ended June 30, 2007, but that total includes sales of food management products such as Saran and Ziploc home storage products.
Key… 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 »
let alone, organic! The Society of Cosmetic Chemists tackles the weighty issue of natural and organic materials at its annual scientific seminar in Orlando. Skin color, delivery systems, hair care and testing methods are also discussed. Read More »
In our last column we discussed the proliferation of SKUs for two of P&G’s brands; Tide, with 87, and Olay, with 117. How far we have come! Back when we started our marketing careers, it was an anathema to extend a brand for fear of dilutin… Read More »
Although Coty paid Unilever big bucks for the Calvin Klein fragrance lines back in 2005, it didn’t acquire the license for color cosmetics, which went to Markwins International. The latter had previously been known for its low-cost, budget appr… Read More »
Cognis Care Chemicals and its active ingredients business Laboratoires Sérobiologiques (LS) has launched a number of products designed to appeal to today’s environmentally conscious consumers. According to the company, its natural-source… Read More »
has appointed Mary M. Fisher as chief executive officer. Ms. Fisher was previously chief operating officer at Acorda Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing products for the treatment of central nervous system disorde… Read More »
Patent No. US D565,212.
Cosmicare Design & Manufacturing has been granted a patent for its Illumicare lighted support base for containers. The bases are made to fit on clear PVC or PET Boston rounds or bell bottles, but can also be custom design… Read More »
According to the NPD Group’s Insight Into the Youth Beauty Market, “tween” girls—those between the ages of eight and 12 years old—first start using beauty products at the age of 10 and may use more than two dozen differe… Read More »
Some of the world’s most accomplished athletes— two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, two-time Olympic gold-medal swimmer Amanda Beard, two-time Olympic gold-medal soccer player Mia Hamm and 2008 X Games Halfpipe Gold Medalist Gretchen Bleiler&mda… Read More »
SoftSheen-Carson’s My Style. My Way Tour—which gives consumers hair diagnostics and makeovers as well as style consultations and makeovers from L’Oreal HIP Hi intensity pigments—is on the road and will hit the top 13 African A… Read More »
Award-winning actress and honorary chair of the Avon Foundation Reese Witherspoon was a special guest at the sixth annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Washington, D.C., during which $8 million was raised for local, regional and national breast cancer… Read More »
l In the May issue of Happi, there was an error in Lambent Technologies’ listing of new raw materals for hair styling products. Here is the correct listing:
Tel: (800) 432-7187
Email: lambent@lambentcorp.… Read More »
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of Washington, D.C. announced a voluntary recall of gel candles manufactured by M & A Global Technologies Inc., doing business as Spa at Home, Tallahassee, FL. According to the CPSC, the candles… Read More »
“We’re focused on hybrid solutions. Our strengths are in organic chemistry as well as in silicones,” explained Aroop Roy, technical marketing manager, performance additives, personal care, chemical and process industries. “We&… Read More »