New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
St. Louis, MO
Sales: $425 million for skin care products. Corporate sales: $4.4 billion. Net income: for the year ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Ward M. Klein, chief executive officer, Energizer Ho… Read More »
Elmwood Park, NJ
Sales: $2.1 billion for I&I products. Corporate sales: $7.7 billion.
Key Personnel: Jerome Peribere, president and chief executive officer; Dr. Ilham Kadri, president, Diversey Care; Carol L… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $4.5 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Bart Becht, chairman and interim chief executive officer; Patrice de Talhouët, executive vice president and chief financial offi… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $10.9 billion for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: William P. Lauder, executive chairman; Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer; John Demsey, group president; Ca… Read More »
Sales: $68.9 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley, chairman, president an… 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 latest innovation at OPI is a new line of blendable nail lacquers. ColorPaints Blendable Nail Lacquer is a line of ultra-luminous nail lacquers that let you layer and mix colors to create one-of-a-kind looks, according to the company. Featuring s… Read More »
Bliss says it is evolving into a “well-being lifestyle brand.” The company’s plan consists of a massive brand expansion, launching more than 300 new products that span across multiple categories including tools, color cosmetics and… 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 »
Ecolab’s reported sales rose 3% to a record $3.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014. Net income increased 17% to $336 million. For the year, sales rose 8% to nearly $14.3 billion and net income rose 24% to $1.2 billion.
Going forward, the c… Read More »
The latest creation at VariBlend is the new, “Made-in-America” MiniMix 20mm dispenser. It is ideal for lipglosses, concealers and other on-the-go personal care products based upon fixed or variable delivery ratio of two different formulas… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
During the past decade, Brazil has climbed to lofty height in the global color cosmetics industry. In 2008, Brazil was the No. 6 makeup market in the world; by the end of 2014, it had reached the No. 3 spot by growing more than 50% between 2009 and 2… Read More »
Continued fluctuations in Venezuela’s currency exchange rate contributed to Q4 losses for Kimberly-Clark Corp. “While we expect significant currency headwinds, we remain optimistic about our future and our prospects to generate attract… Read More »
You can sum up the European facial care market in two words: simplicity and efficacy. They are the primary drivers within the category, reflecting polarizing trends for multi-functionality and multi-step regimes. The alphabet trend is still in full s… Read More »
The ability to create stable emulsions is a cornerstone of a cosmetic chemist’s training. There are plenty of emulsifiers to choose from on the market, and one of the more interesting ones is Lipoid Kosmetik’s Herbamilk.
The Newark, NJ… Read More »