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-b… Read More »
Procter & Gamble said its first quarter results met expectations, as reported sales were flat at $20.8 billion and core earnings rose 2%.
“P&G’s first quarter results were in-line with our expectations, despite a very diffic… Read More »
GERMANY: At P&G’s Future Fabrics forum, which was held Nov. 13 in Berlin, Ariel and Lenor/Downy brought together a prestigious mix of fashion, fabrics and human psychology experts to address the latest advances in fabrics and how unconsciou… Read More »
The recent dip in European makeup sales may have been a blip as the category has recorded stronger growth in 2013, according to Datamonitor. However, performances have varied by country. The UK leads the way as it has done for some years, while Italy… Read More »
The new “Snoopy and Belle in Fashion Presented by MetLife” traveling exhibit, which opened last month at the New Museum’s Sky Room in New York City, showcases one-of-a kind creations of the Peanuts beagles made by leading fashion de… Read More »
Procter & Gamble plans to sell about 100 “underperforming” brands to better concentrate on its core products, the company announced last month. During an earnings call, chief executive officer AG Lafley, announced plans to… Read More »
Dove, Lifebuoy, Pantene, Lux, Palmolive, Colgate, Tide and Surf are among only 16 global FMCG brands that are purchased more than one billion times a year, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s Brand Footprint study. The research also shows that the… Read More »
Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is slated for Sept. 16 & 17 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ.
This special industry event, now in its third year, will feature speakers from the US Food and Drug Administratio… Read More »