MEXICO: Sunburnt Spice, Hawaiian Ginger and Paperwhite Blossom were among the nine new fragrances Bell Flavors & Fragrances showcased at the NCA Candle Show, held June 25-29 in Cancun, Mexico. Using a tropical theme complete with palm trees, the… Read More »
When the Victoria’s Secret “Angels” posed for its upcoming holiday catalog and runway special, OPI celebrity manicurist Beth Fricke made their nails look “heavenly.” Seven “Angels” enjoyed OPI manicures and… Read More »
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a natural and organic personal care products company, announced the signing of a letter of intent to acquire TenderCare International Inc., a Wisconsin-based marketer and distributor of chlorine-free and gel-free natur… Read More »
The Cosmetic Packaging Group, a division of O.Berk Company, is now promoting the Firenze line of square jars in PET. The jars are available in four sizes: 4oz., 6oz. and 8oz. with a 70/400 finish and 16oz. with an 89/400 finish. The Firenze square ja… Read More »
Pharmagel, the pharmaceutical grade skin care line, is expanding its distribution in the professional salon industry with a complete selection of anti-aging and acne treatments.
More info: www.pharmagel.net.… Read More »
Brother and sister Ari Solomon and Heather Brancaccio of Los Angeles teamed up to form A Scent of a Scandal, a collection of 100% soy wax candles. The line features “scandalous” names such as the best-selling “carat” cake scen… Read More »
Let the sunshine in with Daisy, the newest fragrance from Marc Jacobs. Said to capture the youthful spirit of the Marc by Marc Jacobs line, Daisy opens with wild strawberry, violet leaves and ruby red grapefruit. The heart of gardenia, violet and jas… Read More »
Davi Skin, Inc. will soon begin the development of an amenity line of products for distribution into luxury hotel rooms worldwide in conjunction with Gilchrist & Soames, a fine toiletries manufacturer.
The initial line of amenity products will… Read More »
New Grip-Tight Textured Printing Enhances Bottles
The latest silk screen printing technology developed by Silgan Plastics can print a textured grip area anywhere on a bottle, applying it eithe… Read More »
19. PZ Cussons
Sales: $959 million
$959 million for the year ended May 31, 2006.
Anthony J. Green, chairman; Archibald Graham Calder; Alex Kanellis, chief executive; Chris Davis, reg… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
$1.2 bilion. Net income: $279 million.
Christian Courtin-Clarins, chairman, management board; Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director, research and dev… Read More »
The HallStar Company recently introduced a range of personal care ingredients for sun care and skin care products. The new products provide formulators with a broad arsenal of ingredients that improve protection against Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays and i… Read More »
Ryco Packaging Corporation, Omaha NE, is now part of TricorBraun and will now have access to 30 local branches to deliver customer service and full service design, engineering and mold production centers in Chicago, Buffalo, NY and Los Angeles. Globa… Read More »
Roller-ball applicators from Siloa, Inc. win consumer trust and loyalty with a direct, no-pour, no-spill, easy-on application experience. The controlled-dispensing applicator ball gently rolls liquid fragrance, balm or gel directly onto the desired b… Read More »
Convenient, purse-sized dial-up applicator tubes are ideal for product presentation. Just fill Qosmedix’s clear polypropylene pen-sized tube with 2ml of product, push in the multiple holeflocked nylon tip or nylon brush tip and press on cap. T… Read More »
Since acquiring SkinMilk in 2004, Idelle Labs has re-launched many SkinMilk products with updated formulas and packaging. The company has introduced nine new products including SkinMilk Shaving Milk and new bath & body lines SkinMilk Smoothies fo… Read More »
A must have item for summer, Earth Therapeutic’s foot scrub helps keep feet cool, dry and healthy. The scrub is made with pumice granules, jojoba and apricot seeds to exfoliate and clean feet. Tea tree oil, and a blend of botanicals deodorize a… Read More »
Luzern Organic Cosmeceuticals bridge the gap between cutting-edge science and pure organic formulas by using a unique combination of Bio-Swiss certified organic extracts and the latest active ingredients.
Luzern’s products include: Force De… Read More »
Estée Lauder will acquire Ojon Corporation, a privately-held hair care company based in Canada. The closing is expected later this month. A purchase price was not disclosed.
Ojon markets and sells products made with ingredients collected by… Read More »
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 »