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 »
Today’s surfactants are first and foremost efficacious, say industry suppliers,
but there are a wide range of attributes that must be included in order for this raw material to find its way into a finished product. A list of new surfactants for household and personal product formulations can be found on p. 86. 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 »
Orla Kiely’s Geranium bath and body range is now available at Nordstrom.com. Inspired by the designer’s fashion prints and retro style, Geranium blends essential oils of geranium, eucalyptus and clary sage.
The collection includes shower… Read More »
The winners of the 2015 Product of the Year Awards—a select few chosen from the votes of more than 40,000 consumers—have been announced.
“Nearly 50,000 new packaged goods products are introduced each year,” said Rich Fryling,… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »