Direct-to-consumer household company Blyth, Inc. posted lower sales for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014.
Net sales for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014 decreased 8% to $490.0 million.
For the three months ended Dec. 31, 2014, net sal… Read More »
Vaseline Intensive Care Healing Serum ($7.99) is a new range of skin care that brings the power of highly concentrated, healing ingredients to the brand’s first-ever moisturizing body care serum. The formula contains three key ingredients: PPAR… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »
Fragrance is one of the few European beauty markets where premium brands dominate, accounting for approximately 70% of sales; premium fragrances are regarded by many to be aspirational, yet affordable. Even during the economic downturn, consumers pre… Read More »
You are what you eat, and sometimes what you eat can provide multiple benefits. This month’s column is based upon recommendations from Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology at Mount Sin… Read More »
RB’s Air Wick brand is introducing a “first of its kind” Life Scents collection that features patent-pending technology for consumers to experience “multi-dimensional” fragrances. Each Life Scents product contains three… Read More »
The Old Spice brand from Procter & Gamble has rolled out three new masculine scents to its Fresher Collection. Timber, Amber and Citron are available in the brand’s antiperspirant/deodorant, deodorant, body wash and body spray SKU… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »
With $1.3 trillion in purchasing power and representing one-sixth of the US population, engaging Hispanic consumers is critical to a consumer packaged goods company’s success. According to new research by Information Resources, Inc., Hispanics… Read More »
Trips to the dermatologist and website surfing are proving to be the primary avenues of growth for the skin care market, according to a new study by Kline and Company. The firm notes that as the Great Recession, which resulted in sweeping chang… Read More »
Functionality and the addition of beauty benefits are key trends in Europe’s bath and shower market, where the preferred method of personal cleansing is taking a shower. Annual growth in the nearly $5.9 billion European bath and shower market h… Read More »
Bluegrass ($76) is the newest scent from EastWest Bottlers, a privately owned company based in Austin, TX. Inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the scent includes notes of fresh cut field grass, Spanish moss, and a deep, woodsy amber, all with a hin… Read More »
It is common to use antibiotics to kill bacteria both internally and externally on the human body. But researchers say they’ve created a new category of personal cleansers.
In an article in The New York Times Sunday magazine, author Juli… Read More »