Breaking News

Cosmetic Sales Jump Nearly 9% in The Netherlands

November 11, 2005

THE NETHERLANDS: Nederlandse Cosmetica Vereniging (NCV), the cosmetic trade association of The Netherlands, reported an 8.8% increase in its cosmetics sales for 2001, to $1.9 billion (retail).

Bath and shower products grew 8.2% to $93.2 million. Decorative cosmetics increased 12.9% to $116.9 million; deodorants grew 8.9%; fragrances increased 8.5% and skin care rose 9.5%.

Hair care sales topped $250.6 million, a 7.8% increase over the previous year. The oral care segment nearly tripled to $95.5 million. Shaving products, soaps and sun products all showed increases as well for 2001.

The Netherlands is the sixth largest market in Western Europe, according to industry experts.
  • Patent Activity: Colgate-Palmolive

    Patent Activity: Colgate-Palmolive

    December 6, 2016
    New oral care compositions, the use of radish root ferment filtrate in a cleanser and more.

  • Sparkle & Shine

    Sparkle & Shine

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    Glam packaging and upscale scent combos are big at Yankee Candle for Holiday 2016.

  • Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    With a recent investor infusion, a new CEO and rebranding effort underway, this luxury beauty retailer has big plans.

  • Slow & Steady

    Slow & Steady

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    In a tumultuous environment, steady gains posted in the industrial and institutional cleaning sector are welcomed.

  • The World Comes to Orlando

    The World Comes to Orlando

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    More than 1,600 chemists traveled to Florida for the IFSCC Congress

  • The Plex  Phenomenon

    The Plex Phenomenon

    Denise Costrini, Croda North America||December 1, 2016
    Croda details the hair-protecting qualities of bond multipliers and the company’s new bond-building formulation system.