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 »
Method Products has rolled out a new foaming body wash ($6) in an ergonomic bottle. There are four fragrances available: cucumber mint, ruby orange, sea mist and water flower.
“We wanted to create a body wash that would bring a totally unique… 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 »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… Read More »
Sales: $180 million (estimated)
Key Personnel: James Stammer, CEO; Jessica Donoghue, VP of marketing; Randy Wheaton, VP of product development.
Major Products: Dr. Teal’s Epsom Sal… Read More »
Sales: $182 million for 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman; John Swigart, president; Jim Lenardson, executive vice president; Scott Libbe, chief financial officer; Justin Bl… Read More »
Sales: $215 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Replogle, president and chief executive officer; Maureen Usifer, chief financial officer; Joey Bergstein, general manager and chie… 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: $3.5 billion for beauty and home care products. Corporate sales: $10.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president, Michael Cazer, chief operating officer; Su Jung Bae, ch… Read More »
US 8,993,503 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid detergent. It is comprised of a surfactant system that is comprised of an alkoxylated anionic surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant and a viscosity modifier selected from the group consis… Read More »
The new Artistry Men Collection targets the two primary skin care needs of men: oil control and hydration, according to the Amway brand. The line, which includes face wash, shave foam, post shave toner, serum concentrate and facial moisturizer, is fo… 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 »
Was the “granny trend”—where women of all ages colored their hair shades of silver and gray just a media craze? According to Kline Pro, the company’s product-level database, hair colorant sales within the brights and silver sh… Read More »
There’s a better way to do institutional laundry, at least according to one software maker. At Convergence 2015, Microsoft Corp.’s premier event for its business community, Wash Laundry was selected as a Visionary Award winner in the Busi… Read More »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share data on pesticides and toxic substances. This will allow the agencies to share information that will better inf… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »