St. Louis, MO
Sales: $425 million for skin care products. Corporate sales: $4.4 billion. Net income: for the year ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Ward M. Klein, chief executive officer, Energizer Ho… Read More »
Sales: $696 million for the year ended August 31, 2014.
Key Personnel: John K. Morgan, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Mark R. Bachmann, executive vice president and chief financial off… Read More »
Sales: $2.6 billion for household, personal care and industrial and institutional products. Corporate sales: $5.6 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Donald R. Knauss, ex… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $10.9 billion for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: William P. Lauder, executive chairman; Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer; John Demsey, group president; Ca… Read More »
KMCO LLC: appointed John C. Foley as president and chief executive officer. Foley will be responsible for leading the KMCO (Crosby, TX) and KMTEX (Port Arthur, TX) based businesses, building on the success achieved by KMCO founder and former ow… Read More »
Information Resources, Inc. (IRI): named Joan M. Lewis as a senior advisor. She will work closely with Andrew Appel, IRI’s president and chief executive officer, and the IRI management team to enhance its growth-delivered portfolio of technolog… Read More »
Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG), New York, has purchased Frederick’s Of Hollywood, and has plans for the brand that extend past lingerie.
ABG’s strategic focus for Frederick’s of Hollywood will be to launch a new brand vision, ex… Read More »
RUSSIA: Pharmaceutical company Nativa has announced a strategic agreement concerning cooperation in the manufacture of innovative dispensing solutions for respiratory disease treatment with Vari, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lindal Group and one of t… Read More »
FRANCE: Silab has inaugurated its production unit dedicated to biotechnologies. The new industrial facilities, which represent an investment of €5 million, have been built upstream of the three current production lines dedicated to cosmetic acti… 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 »
March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: Revlon has acquired global fragrance management company CBBeauty for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition also included the UK distributor, SAS & Company.
Founded by Corrado Brondi in 2011, UK-based CBBeauty distributes and mar… Read More »
Looking across the global skin care market, the facial mask is probably one of the few categories where Asia dominates. This is especially true in China, where, in recent years, the mask has become the fastest growing category. According to Ogil… Read More »
Evonik: announced that Dr. Tammo Boinowitz is taking over the responsibility as head of Evonik’s Personal Care business line. He is succeeding Dietmar Moll, who will move into a new role and take care of strategic projects in the future. Boinow… Read More »
The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), headquartered in Knowlton, Québec, Canada, has acquired Chemaid Laboratories, a Saddle Brook, NJ formulator and manufacturer of skin care and hair care products.
“This is a key strategic… Read More »
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. reported net sales for its second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014 increased 1% to $3.04 billion.
President and CEO Fabrizio Freda said, “Our successful performance this quarter reflected solid global demand f… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company reported that second quarter fiscal year 2015 net sales were $20.2 billion, a decrease of 4% versus the prior year, including a negative five point impact from foreign exchange.
“The October-December 2014 quart… Read More »
CHINA: Phase I of Unilever Project West, Unilever’s global manufacturing base in Meishan, Sichuan, has been completed and become officially operational.
With an investment of about €40 million, Phase I of the project is responsi… Read More »
Is your bread and butter consumer the undaunted striver, the impulsive spender, the aspiring struggler or the secure traditionalist? Euromonitor International’s new white paper—“7 Consumer Types for Successful Targeted Marketing&rsq… Read More »