• Revlon, Inc. first quarter sales rose 2.1% to $331.9 million. In the US, net sales rose 4% to $192.1 million. The increase was primarily driven by higher net sales of Revlon and SinfulColors color cosmetics and the inclusion of the net sales of Pure Ice, partially offset by lower net sales of Almay color cosmetics and Revlon ColorSilk hair color.
Internationally, Revlon had mixed reviews. In Asia Pacific, net sales fell 4.5% to $53.6 million. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, net sales slipped 11.1% to $40.7 million; while in Latin America and Canada, net sales rose 3.2% to $45.5 million. Net sales in Venezuela were essentially unchanged compared to the same period last year as higher selling prices reflecting lower sales volumes largely offset market conditions and inflation.