Breaking News

Henkel Issues Positive Report

November 14, 2005

The Henkel Group, Düsseldorf, Germany, reported an increase of 12.4% in operating profit for the third quarter of 2003 after adjusting for foreign exchange effects.

According to executives, sales rose 3.8% after adjusting for foreign exchange effects. Before adjustment, sales were level from the previous year, at $2.9 billion.

“Despite the encouraging profit increase in the third quarter, we intend to continue working on the optimization of our businesses in order to permanently strengthen our earning power,” said Dr. Ulrich Lehner, president and chief executive officer.

Net earnings for the quarter increased 13.1% to $150.4 million compared to the previous year’s third quarter. Preferred share earnings rose 12.3%, from $0.90 to $1.01, Henkel executives said.
  • Fit for Fitness

    Fit for Fitness

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 21, 2017
    Kinx Active is a new brand targeting women who want beauty products that can stand up to their fitness routines.

  • Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Cargo Says Aloha To Spring/Summer

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||February 13, 2017
    Cargo Cosmetics has rolled out its new Spring/Summer collection with Hawiianan singer Anuhea.

  • Cashing In on Coconuts

    Cashing In on Coconuts

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||February 6, 2017
    Organic to Green is making waves for its new oils and eco-friendly packaging.

  • Trade Association Directory 2017

    February 2, 2017
    Contact details of trade associations that serve various segments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in Happi.

  • What the Halal  Is Going On?

    What the Halal Is Going On?

    Imogen Matthews , In-Cosmetics||February 2, 2017
    Demand for these beauty products is surging thanks to a fastgrowing Muslim population.

  • Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Relief for Sensitive Scalps

    Guadalupe Pellon and Annette Mehling , BASF||February 2, 2017
    BASF researchers detail the attributes of the company’s highly effective hair care system focusing on scalp sensitivity.