In the Chilean Andes, a unique tree has been praised for centuries for being the source of a natural wood and skin treatment—Quillaja saponaria molina, also referred to as Soap Bark tree. When reduced to a powder and mixed with water, the bark… Read More »
For the fourth quarter in a row, Colgate-Palmolive reported a decline in sales. In Q2, sales dropped 6.5% to $4.1 billion. Still, global unit volume grew 3.0% and pricing increased 2.5%, but foreign exchange was negative 12.0%. Operating profit decre… Read More »
Vermont Soap was a primary sponsor of the Vermont Organic Valley Jam, a music, jamming and camping festival held in Stockbridge, VT. At the event, bands such as Gang of Thieves, Crundlefunk, Haley Jane and the Primates, Holy Ghost, Tent Revival,… Read More »
Dawn Dish Soap is celebrating its history of supporting wildlife with the debut of its “We All Love Wildlife” video series. It showcases the positive influence that wildlife has had on rescue volunteers from Dawn’s long standing wil… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men&rs… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Brandon Leigh, chief financial officer; Chris Davis, chief operating officer
Major Products: Brands include Imperial Leather, Carex, Cus… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion
Key Personnel: Itsuo Hama, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care, home care and household cleaners.
New Products: Syst… Read More »
El Paso, TX
Sales: $216 million (estimated) for non-hardware/electrical personal care products. Total personal care sales: $435.2 million. Corporate sales: $1.45 billion.
Key Personnel: Julien R. Mininberg, chief… Read More »
White Plains, NY
Sales: $255 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Keech Combe Shetty and Akshay Shetty, co-chief executive officers.
Major Products: Hair care, oral care, men’s grooming and feminine he… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
New york, NY
Sales: $15.0 billion for oral care, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $17.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Fabian Garc… Read More »
Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… Read More »
The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
The latest release at Evonik is Tego Betain P 50 C, a cost-efficient, concentrated cocamidopropyl betaine based on RSPO certified palm kernel oil. The new 38% active betaine provides superior thickening that can reduce the formulation cost.
The easi… Read More »