March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… 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 »
Unilever has picked up Kate Somerville Skincare LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are excited to be adding Kate Somerville to the Unilever Prestige personal care portfolio,” said Vasiliki Petrou, SVP-prestige brands. &l… Read More »
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. said first-quarter sales fell 7% to $543.3 million—but the company is optimistic about the rest of the fiscal year due to new launches.
“Our business continues to make good progress as we prepare to introduce a… Read More »
Net sales for the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2015 at Elizabeth Arden, Inc. decreased 9.2% to $191.7 million. Net sales for the nine months slipped 16.7% to $795.6 million.
However, net sales of the company’s Elizabeth Arden branded p… Read More »
Blyth, Inc. sales and earnings for the first quarter of 2015. Net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2015 decreased 12% to $103.7 million. In the candles and home décor segment, PartyLite sales slipped 19% to $65.7 million. … Read More »
Currency headwinds continue to batter the home and personal care industry. Procter & Gamble said sales declined across all major segments in the third quarter due to a strong dollar. P&G executives predict that the dollar will drive a 5 to 6%… Read More »
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. reported net sales for its third quarter ended March 31, 2015 rose 1% to $2.58 billion.
“We posted an excellent third-quarter performance, exceeding our constant currency sales forecast that, combined wit… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Revlon has acquired global fragrance management company CBBeauty for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition also included the UK distributor, SAS & Company.
Founded by Corrado Brondi in 2011, UK-based CBBeauty distributes and mar… Read More »
SWEDEN: Moberg Pharma AB has acquired Balmex from Chattem, the US Consumer Healthcare Division of Sanofi. The purchase price was $3.9 million, according Moberg Pharma.
Balmex is best known for its diaper rash treatments. An adult line for soothing s… Read More »
Was the “granny trend”—where women of all ages colored their hair shades of silver and gray just a media craze? According to Kline Pro, the company’s product-level database, hair colorant sales within the brights and silver sh… Read More »
When it comes to spring cleaning, are homeowners going green at greater rates? Sales of green household cleaning products in the US grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30% from 2007 to 2010, according to Packaged Facts. However, the marke… Read More »
Many of the trends driving growth in facial skin care are also applicable to the body care market. European consumers seek convenience and value, but also demand products that offer more than basic moisturization, such as anti-aging properties and in… Read More »