Scentbird is adding a fragrance subscription service for men. For $14.95 a month, clients can select from hundreds of designer colognes—including those by Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren—which are… Read More »
US Patent No. 9,102,898 B2; Coty Inc. has patented a perfume comprised of water, alcohol, oil and a scent imparting constituent; one or more surfactants effective for solubilizing the oil in the water and alcohol; particles dispersed uniformly throug… Read More »
Sales: $2.7 billion
Key Personnel: Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra, founder and board member; Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos, chairman and co-founder; Roberto Oliveira de Lima, chief executive officer; José Roberto L… Read More »
Sales: $239 million for fragrances. Net sales: $583 million.
Personnel: Stephen Nussford, executive chairman of the board, Perfumania Holdings, Inc.; Corrado Brondi, vice president, interna… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion for household, personal care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $3.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Jim Craigie, chairman and chief executive officer; Jaquelin J. Brova, executive… Read More »
Sandream Enterprises is continuously expanding its range of pearlescent effect pigments to meet the growing demand of the cosmetic industry. These innovative products are created utilizing a state-of-the-art multi-layered coating process, which deliv… Read More »
Say hello to smooth skin with Comfy Fig Body Scrub Jam, new from Lubrizol. With a rich jam-like texture and fruity fig scent, this relaxing scrub warms skin on contact while exfoliating dry skin cells, according to the company.
Carbopol Ultrez 30 po… Read More »
Crown Shaving Company, Toronto, Canada, has added a new body talcum powder based on decades of experience serving customers in its old-world style barbershop.
“We saw the need for a super-moisture-absorbing body talc that can keep a man feelin… Read More »
QVC founder Joseph Segel has come out of retirement to launch ProfilePro, a new business that he contends will disrupt the hair care business. ProfilePRO is billed as a “totally new customized hair care system enabling hundreds of millions of p… Read More »
CANADA: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, a business of Unipex Group. Under the terms of the offer, IFF will pay approximately €283 million for the cosmetic ingredi… Read More »
What’s hot in home fragrance? Luxury, according to data culled by Kline Group. US home fragrance sales set a record last year, and the luxury segment continues to drive this market, accounting for more than 50% of total market sales, according… Read More »
It may not be the pits, but it’s certainly not coming up roses, either. Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just a 2% gain in 2013 (the latest… Read More »
Dreft, the 80-year-old baby laundry detergent brand that’s the top choice of pediatricians and dermatologists, has expanded its product lineup for every stage from newborn through the toddler years. Dreft’s portfolio now includes: Dr… Read More »
RB’s Air Wick brand moved in at the Mall of America with its “Home is in the Air” pop-up experience. The 3D home, which was open from March 20-29, showcased the brand’s newly launched Air Wick Life Scents collection, which inc… Read More »
The discontinuation of the Burberry business put a damper on Inter Parfums’ 2014 sales. The company reported that sales fell more than 10% to $499.3 million, compared to $563.6 million in 2013, but that total included $130.3 million of Burberry… Read More »