Automotive air freshener company HandStands, Draper, UT, has acquired California Scents from its co-founder and owner Linda Doppes. California Scents is a leading manufacturer and distributor of home and automotive air fresheners, and is known for it… Read More »
Inter Parfums, Inc. reported second quarter sales decreased 5.2% to $102.0 million; however, sales by US-based operations rose 5.7% to $24.9 million.
Chairman and CEO Jean Madar noted that sales for European-based operations fell due to currency flu… Read More »
Much as they are in skin care, European consumers are changing their hair care regimens to include a variety of targeted products for different hair and scalp conditions. As a result, the scope for product innovation is much wider, as companies exten… Read More »
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 »