Companies to Watch
Oak Brook, IL
Sales: $102 million
$102 million (estimated) for the year ended June 30, 2006.
David C. Arch, chairman and chief executive officer; Michael… Read More »
50. Merle Norman
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $103 million
$103 million (estimated).
Jack B. Nethercutt II, chairman; Art Armstrong, chief executive officer; Mark Grimmett, chief financ… Read More »
Sales: $119 million
$119 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $150 million.
Kristi L. Hubbard, president; Melissa Brisbois, exec… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $152 million
$152 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1.9 billion. Net income: $143 million.
Michael O. Johnson, chief executi… Read More »
38. American International Industries
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $179 million
$179 million (estimated).
Zvi Ryzman, president; Terri Cooper, executive vice president; Mark Moesta, vice… Read More »
33. Prestige Brands
Sales: $297 million
Mark Pettie, chairman and chief executive officer; Peter J. Anderson, chief financial officer; Eric M.… Read More »
21. Yankee Candle
South Deerfield, MA
Sales: $687 million
$687 million. Net income: $84 million.
Craig W. Rydin, chairman and chief executive officer; Harlan M. Kent, president a… Read More »
Melrose Park, IL
Sales: $1.2 billion
$1.2 billion for personal care products. Corporate sales: $3.7 billion. Net income: $205 million for the year ended Sept. 30, 2006.
Key Person… Read More »
8. Limited Brands
Sales: $3.1 billion
$3.1 billion (estimated) for Bath & Body Works, White Barn and Victoria’s Secret personal care products. Corporate sales: $10.6 billion. Net i… Read More »
7. Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ
Sales: $4.3 billion
$4.3 billion for skin, oral and baby care products. Corporate sales: $53.3 billion. Net income: $11 billion.
William C. Weldon,… Read More »
4. Estée Lauder
New York, NY
Sales: $6.4 billion
$6.4 billion. Net income: $244 million for the year ended June 30, 2006.
Leonard A. Lauder, chairman; Ronald S. Lauder, chai… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $10.5 billion
$10.5 billion for oral, personal and home care products. Corporate sales: $12.2 billion. Net income: $1.3 billion.
Reuben Mark,… Read More »
Eight member companies of the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) were recognized for their products, packaging and advertising at the association's fourth annual CITY Awards for Cosmetic Innovators of The Year. Read More »
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Momentive Performance Materials Inc. introduced Silsoft Care “quat” blend, a new proprietary product with potential use in hair care products that deliver conditioning performance benefits while adding volume. This new blend is an option… Read More »
By Georgina Caldwell, Associate Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published May 29, 2007
The European body care market was buoyant in 2006, with every country reporting a rise in value sales. France put in the smallest rise in percentage terms, however, for the flat French market, the 2.7% gain represents a… Read More »
Clear, colorless and providing a non-greasy feel, Dow Corning Toray FZ-3196 Fluid can be used as a carrier for other ingredients or as a dispersing medium for hydrophobic powders and pigments in a wide range of personal care products including skin c… Read More »
Arch Personal Care Products recently modified its SilSlip powder to offer blurring properties. SilSlip Disper-sion is a new powder suspension for the personal care industry made through high-energy dispersion of poly/bis-hydroxyethoxypropyl di-methi… Read More »
EUROPE: Steady growth in the European professional skin care market has prompted an important shift in the sales channels for these highly profitable products, according to the latest market study from Kline & Company, Little Falls, NJ. The line… Read More »
New studies demonstrate that in addition to their ability to absorb oil and modify rheology, Dow Corning silica silylate aerogel materials generate a soft-focus effect. The significant in vitro soft focus effect of these materials is an expression of… Read More »
A new natural foaming peptide based on organic amaranth, Amaranth S. is a gluten-free grain offering a high nutritional value and a better amino acid profile than whole milk. It is intended for use in formulations marketed as natural, and is particu… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,182,937 B2: A composition of toothpaste, tooth powder, a prophylaxis paste, a lozenge, a gum or an oral gel for reducing dentinal hypersentivity and remineralizing exposed dentinal surface has been patented by Block Drug Company, Inc.… Read More »
Taking cues from its European business, Nivea is expanding in the U.S. market with six products designed to firm, tan and renew skin. This month, Nivea introduces Nivea body Good-Bye Cellulite Gel-Cream and Patches, Sun-Kissed Firming Moisturizer and… Read More »
Korres Natural Products expanded its bath and body line to include Fig Body Butter and Fig Shower Gel. According to Korres, Fig extract is naturally high in vitamins and minerals, which makes it the perfect solution for skin left dry and damaged from… Read More »
Like other personal care marketers Colgate is targeting men with launch of its new Irish Spring body wash. Sales of body wash were up 22% last year vs. 2004 to $595 million (excluding Wal-Mart), according to data from Mintel.
Meanwhile, deodorant… Read More »
European sun care marketers are slowly winning the education battle with consumers. Even die-hard sunbathers along the Mediterranean coast are starting to realize that sun protection must be taken seriously. Gone are the days when sun worshippers sla… Read More »