December 2007

Bond No. 9 to Present Andy Warhol Set

Bond No. 9 announced that it is going to roll out a special portfolio of 10 different bottles from its Andy Warhol collection in March 2008.   continue reading »

Unilever Signs with IBM for Latin American Operations

IBM announced it has signed an agreement with Unilever to transform and manage strategic sourcing and procurement operations for the company's Latin American operations.   continue reading »

Maybelline's Newest Spokesperson to Make February 2008 Debut

Maybelline New York announced that supermodel Jessica White was signed as the company's newest spokesperson.   continue reading »

Tide Brings Assistance to New Orleans for the Holidays

Tide returned to New Orleans to help bring 10 families home for the holidays with a festive caroling celebration.   continue reading »

AMDL's First Full Service Center to Open in China

AMDL First Full Service Center to Open in China   continue reading »

RIFM Opens Fragrance, Flavor Database to Industry

Beginning in 2008, the RIFM Database will be made available to persons, firms or corporations who are not eligible for membership in RIFM or FEMA but are directly engaged in a business in the fragrance or flavor industry.   continue reading »

Redken for Men Big at Z100 Jingle Ball

Redken For Men rocked the Z100 Jingle Ball Official Talent Gift Lounge in New York City.   continue reading »

NPD Reports on Leading Fragrance Holiday Gift Sets

Fragrance gift sets have become popular items given to both men and women all year round, but especially during the holidays.   continue reading »

P&G Files Infringement Lawsuit Regarding Skin Care

The Procter & Gamble Company has filed a lawsuit against Fruit of the Earth, Inc. of Irving, TX.   continue reading »

HBA to Address Well-Being and Prestige Packaging

HBA Spring Conference to address well being innovations and prestige packaging and design.   continue reading »

Prestige Beauty Sales Up at Ulta

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. announced favorable financial results for its third quarter.   continue reading »

NPD Reports Beauty Industry Shines for Holiday Season

NPD reports a favorable holiday season for marketers.   continue reading »

Hain Celestial Completes Acquisition of TenderCare International

Hain Celestial Group, Inc. announced that it had completed its acquisition of TenderCare International Inc.   continue reading »

Coty Boosts Beauty Portfolio with Del Laboratories Acquisition

Coty has entered into an agreement to acquire Del Laboratories, Inc.   continue reading »

Skinvisible Signs Marketing Agreement for India

Skinvisible, Inc. announced that it has signed a marketing agreement with Avani International for India.   continue reading »

CCA Industries, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend Increase

CCA Industries, Inc. announced that the board of directors declared an 11% increase in the dividend from $0.09 to $0.10 per share for the first quarter ending Feb. 28, 2008.   continue reading »

Blyth Adjusts Its 2008 Fiscal Outlook

Blyth, Inc., a multi-channel designer of home fragrance products, increased its outlook for fiscal year 2008.   continue reading »

Henkel Appoints First Diversity Manager

Henkel Appoints First Diversity Manager   continue reading »

November 2007

FDA Sunscreen Labeling Decision Delayed Another Month

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration delayed its decision on adopting a new rule and rating system for over-the-counter sunscreen products.   continue reading »

CTFA Changes Name to Personal Care Product Council

Launches comprehensive website   continue reading »

Lierac Paris Introduces Concentre Mesolift

Ascendia Brands Receives Amex De-Listing Notice

Ascendia Brands, Inc. announced that the American Stock Exchange has notified the company of its intention to commence de-listing proceedings due to policy.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums Strikes Personal Care Deal with Brooks Brothers

Inter Parfums, Inc. and clothier Brooks Brothers have entered into an exclusive agreement covering the design, manufacture and supply of personal care products for men and women.   continue reading »

Parfum d’image Inc. to Acquire Latitudes International Fragrance

Parfum d’image Inc. has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in the Los Angeles-based Latitudes International Fragrance.   continue reading »

Davi Luxury Skincare's Exclusive Amenity Range

Davi Luxury Skincare Partners with The Peninsula Hotels to Create Exclusive Amenity Range   continue reading »

Estee Lauder VP Makes Registry List

Trudi S. Loren, vice president of corporate fragrance development worldwide for Estee Lauder Cosmetics, has been selected for inclusion in the 2007-2008 Princeton Premier Registry.   continue reading »

Neutrogena Appoints New Brand Ambassador

Neutrogena announced that actress Diane Lane has signed on to be an ambassador for the brand.   continue reading »

American Society of Perfumers to Host Toys for Tots Benefit

The American Society of Perfumers Inc., is hosting the Annual Toys for Tots benefit cocktail party on Monday, Dec.10, 2007.   continue reading »

NHT Notified of Non-Compliance with Nasdaq Rules

NHT received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market stating that it is not in compliance with independent director, audit committee and compensation committee requirements for continued listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market.   continue reading »

P&G Executive to Join SDA Board

Jorge Mesquita, group president of global fabric care, The Procter & Gamble Company, has joined The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Board of Directors.   continue reading »

VP to Retire from Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser announced that Tom Corran, senior vice president, investor relations and corporate communications, will retire from the company in early 2008.   continue reading »

Maybelline to Enter Minerals Market

Maybelline New York introduced a complete collection of mineral makeup.   continue reading »

Sales Down at Natural Health Trends Corp.

Natural Health Trends Corp., a company that markets personal care products under the NHT Global brand, announced its latest financial results.   continue reading »

Third Quarter Results Released by Scott's Liquid Gold

Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets household and skin care products, announced its operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of the year 2007.   continue reading »

Physicians Formula Announces Third Quarter Results

Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for the nine and three months ended Sept. 30, 2007.   continue reading »

MeadWestvaco Names New European Managing Director

MeadWestvaco Corporation announced that Mr. Peter Doodeman has joined the company as European managing director, Consumer Solutions Group (CSG).   continue reading »

Ascendia Seeking Additional Capital, Appoints Adviser

Ascendia Brands, Inc. announced that it has commenced negotiations with its lenders and is actively seeking additional capital to address current and future liquidity needs.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Taps Fabrizio Freda as President and COO

New leader was with Procter & Gamble   continue reading »

Guerlain Rolls Out $62,000 Lipstick

Guerlain introduces KissKiss Gold and Diamonds, the first-ever $62,000 lipstick custom designed in France.   continue reading »

Profit Boost at Henkel in Third Quarter

Henkel reported sales of $4.9 billion, an increase of 3% above the level of the prior-year period.   continue reading »

Revlon Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results

Revlon, Inc. announced results for the third quarter and nine months that ended Sept. 30, 2007.   continue reading »

Elizabeth Arden to Launch Complete Beauty Collection with Rocawear

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. has entered into an exclusive global licensing agreement with Iconix Brand Group, Inc. for the development, marketing and distribution of men's and women's fragrance, cosmetics and skincare products with lifestyle apparel brand Rocaw   continue reading »

Geerlings Named Senior VP/GM for Prescriptives

Caroline Geerlings has been named senior vice president, general manager, Prescriptives Worldwide, effective Nov. 26, reporting to John Demsey, group president, The Estée Lauder Companies.   continue reading »

Kline Analysis Finds Natural Beauty Moving to Mass Market

As the “green” products trend continues to advance, consumer demand for natural personal care products is driving a major shift from niche distribution channels to more mainstream mass retail outlets   continue reading »

October 2007

Clorox to Acquire Burt's Bees

The Clorox Company announced it will acquire Burt's Bees, a leader in the natural personal care category.   continue reading »

P&G Reports 8% Sales Boost

The Procter & Gamble Company announced for the third quarter a net sales growth of 8% to $20.2 billion.   continue reading »

Beauty Sales at Avon Up 16%

Avon Products, Inc. reported that its third-quarter 2007 total revenue grew 14% year over year to $2.3 billion with all six operating regions contributing to the company's revenue growth.   continue reading »

Colgate Announces Strong Third Quarter

Colgate-Palmolive Company announced an increase in worldwide sales and unit volume together with double-digit earnings growth for third quarter 2007.   continue reading »

Alberto-Culver Reports Strong Fourth Quarter

Alberto-Culver Company, a manufacturer and marketer of personal care products including TRESemme, Alberto VO5, Nexxus and St. Ives, announced strong sales and earnings results from continuing operations for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007.   continue reading »

Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. Announces New Independent Director

Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. announced that it has appointed Jeff M. Berry to join the company’s Board of Directors as an independent director.   continue reading »

Chanel Cosmetics Leaders Step Down After Three Decades

After nearly three decades of helming Chanel's makeup creation division together, Dominique Moncourtois and Heidi Morawetz will retire on Jan. 1, 2008.   continue reading »

Ultreo Countersues P&G

Suit claims P&G   continue reading »

Retailer Set to Make Big Push into Beauty

New scent from Ann Taylor arrives this Fall.   continue reading »

Bare Escentuals Appoints New Marketing Officer

Bare Escentuals, Inc. announced that Jim Taschetta has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief marketing officer.   continue reading »

Spectrum Postpones Asset Sale

Spectrum Brands, Inc. announced that it is postponing its previously announced strategic asset sale process due to recent challenging conditions in the credit markets.   continue reading »

Maybelline Adds Another Supermodel

Julia Stegner is the newest face of the brand.   continue reading »

Beraca is Finalist of World Challenge 2007

The "Out of the Forest" project developed by Beraca along with the regional people of the Marajó Island in Brazil is a finalist of the World Challenge 2007, a global competition.   continue reading »

Avon Announces New $2 Billion, Five-Year Stock Buyback Program

Avon Products, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of $2 billion of the company's common stock over a five-year period following completion of its current program.   continue reading »

Natural Beauty Summit Set for Europe

Beyond Beauty Paris and Organic Monitor are setting up the first summit on natural cosmetics and sustainable development to be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the Hôtel Méridien in Paris, France.   continue reading »

Natural Cosmetics Highlighted at Whole Foods

As part of its "Be Good to Your Whole Body" campaign, Whole Foods Market will focus on natural makeup during the month of October to help educate consumers about the benefits of cosmetics with natural ingredients, minerals and vitamins.   continue reading »

Parlux CEO Elected to CTFA Board of Directors

Parlux Fragrances, Inc. announced that the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has elected Neil J. Katz, chairman and chief executive offier of Parlux Fragrances, Inc., to serve on the CTFA Board of Directors.   continue reading »

Men's Skin Care Sales Boom

Growth outpaces all other categories, according to Kline.   continue reading »

L'Oréal USA Breaks Ground for Company's NJ Headquarters

At a ceremony presided by New Jersey State Senator Tom Kean Jr. and Berkeley Heights, NJ Mayor David A. Cohen, L'Oréal USA broke ground for a new state-of the-art office facility at Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights, NJ.   continue reading »

Boots Launches Organic Cosmetics Line

Boots, a chemist retailer and health care company in the UK, has developed an organic line of cosmetics that will be launched under the Botanics Organic banner in October.   continue reading »

September 2007

Deadline for 2008 CEW Beauty Awards is Oct. 19

The Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) announced the deadlines for the 2008 Beauty Awards to be held on May 2, 2008.   continue reading »

Chattem Reports 51% Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter

Chattem, Inc., a marketer and manufacturer of branded consumer products, reported total revenues in the third fiscal quarter ended Aug. 31, 2007 of $109 million, a 51% increase.   continue reading »

Sephora and Stardoll Roll Out First-Ever Line of Virtual Beauty Products

Stardoll, an online entertainment destination for girls, announced that Sephora will set up a virtual shop in its virtual galleria.   continue reading »

Mustang Fragrances Hosts National Sweepstakes

Mustang Fragrances, the new men's brand from Aramis and Designer Fragrances, announced the launch of the brand's Web site and nationwide sweepstakes.   continue reading »

Caswell-Massey Acquired by The Equitium Group

Caswell-Massey, the country's original purveyor of luxury personal grooming products, has announced that it has been acquired by The Equitium Group.   continue reading »

Mintel Reports 2007 Is Record Year for Anti-Bacterial Launches

Heightened levels of “germaphobia” have given rise to a huge influx of new products developed to sanitize home, work and public places.   continue reading » Debuts New Shopping Tools, one of the fastest growing prestige beauty e-commerce sites, is rolling out a contemporary design for Fall 2007 with new shopping features.   continue reading »

Procter & Gamble Confirms Prior Sales and Earnings Guidance for First Quarter

The Procter & Gamble Company announced sales and earnings guidance for the July to September quarter of fiscal year 2007-2008.   continue reading »

Vaseline Presents New Celebrity-Filled Ad Campaign

Hollywood stars Minnie Driver, Hilary Duff, Kim Raver, Dave Navarro and Laila Ali are featured in a new Vaseline marketing campaign which reveals personal photographs and stories.   continue reading »

Olay to Sponsor 2007 Emmy Awards

Olay announced its sponsorship of the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 16.   continue reading »

Majority of Americans Believe Pressure to Look Good Escalating

Two-thirds of U.S. consumers agree that the pressure to look good is much greater now than ever before, according to a global beauty survey by The Nielsen Company.   continue reading »

Mary Kay to Open in India

Mary Kay Inc. announced the launch of a new subsidiary, Mary Kay Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd., which will be based near New Delhi.   continue reading »

Febreze Partners With AAA, Introduces Travel-Size Product

Febreze, the household fabric refresher specially designed to eliminate odor on soft surfaces, now comes in a travel-size bottle.   continue reading »

August 2007

Aveda Celebrates Success of Supplier Securing Rights to Land

The Yawanawá tribe, Aveda’s sourcing partners for uruku, announced their recent success in securing rights to 125,000 acres of land in their native home of Brazil.   continue reading »

Blyth, Inc. Announces Fiscal Year 2008 Outlook

Blyth, Inc., a multi-channel designer and marketer of home fragrance products, confirmed its outlook for fiscal year 2008.   continue reading »

Shiseido To Sell Zirh and Corduroy Brands

Men's brands are going back to former Zirh president   continue reading »

Sunscreen Rules Proposed by FDA

Rules include consumer-friendly rating system for UVA   continue reading »

ASP To Honor Karyn Khoury of Estée Lauder and Ted Barba of IFF

53rd Annual Fragrance Symposium set for September 18   continue reading »

Heroes Star Joins Dove Hair Care Campaign

Ali Larter, co-star of the Emmy-nominated series "Heroes," announced that in collaboration with Dove Hair Care she is taking a stand for real beauty by "going real" on the red carpet.   continue reading »

NPD Expert to Present Opening Address at HBA Expo

Karen Grant, senior beauty industry analyst for The NPD Group, will present an opening state of the industry address on Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. at the Special Events Hall of the HBA Expo in New York City.   continue reading »

The Beauty Market is Thriving, Says NPD in 10-Year Report

To illustrate how the market has changed, NPD has compared data from their first year, 1997, to their most recent annual data, from 2006.   continue reading »

Ascendia Brands, Inc. Appoints New COO

Ascendia Brands, Inc. announced the appointment of Robert W. Bailey as chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately.   continue reading »

Inter Parfums to Acquire Lanvin Products

Inter Parfums announced the acquisition of Lanvin brand names and international trademarks.   continue reading »

Great Lash Mascara Embarks on New Marketing Blitz

Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara, the top-selling pink-and-green packaged product in its market, is taking on a new marketing campaign for the month.   continue reading »

HBA Early Bird Deadline is August 22

The HBA Global Expo & Educational Conference will take place September 18–20, 2007 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.   continue reading »

July 2007

Ingredient/Technology Conference, March 17 & 18

NPD Group to Track Beauty Sales in China

Consumer and retail information provider The NPD Group, Inc. has launched a new service tracking sales of prestige beauty products in China.   continue reading »

Colgate To Report 2Q Results Tomorrow

Analysts expect double-digit sales gain   continue reading »

Clinique Awards Inaugural Nursing Scholarships

Clinique announced the first recipients of its nursing scholarships.   continue reading »

Personal Care Products Forum Asia

Two-day conference in Bangkok, Sept. 11 and 12.   continue reading »

Platinum for Henkel's 2006 Annual Report

Henkel garnered two 2006 Vision Awards at this year's League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) print, video and web communications competition.   continue reading »

Energizer to Acquire Platex

Energizer Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Playtex Products, Inc.   continue reading »

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Will Colgate Acquire Unilever?

Unilever Shares Gain on Speculation About Takeover   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Agrees to Acquire Ojon Corp.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Agrees to Acquire Ojon Corporation; Natural-Based Brand Strengthens Hair Care Offerings   continue reading »

Old Spice's Unusual Advertising

Tony Stewart to Debut Driver's Suit with Unique Armpit 'Product Placement' Celebrating Launch of Old Spice 2007 NASCAR Collector Series High Endurance Deodorants and Body Washes   continue reading »

Possibly Tainted Toothpaste in Massachusetts

Possibly Tainted Toothpaste Found in Massachusetts Stores   continue reading »

Pochet Launces New Website

Pochet Launces New Website   continue reading »

China Set To Surpass U.S. in Beauty Sales

China is on track to replace the United States as the most beautiful place in the world for cosmetics makers.   continue reading »

Ian Cook Becomes Colgate-Palmolive CEO

Ian Cook Becomes Chief Executive of Colgate-Palmolive As Planned   continue reading »

June 2007

P&G Announces Greensboro Expansion

North Carolina home to P&G expansion.   continue reading »

Liz Claiborne Dies at 78

Designer Liz Claiborne Dies at 78   continue reading »

New Trophy Unveiled at Fifi Ceremony

New Award Designed by QSLD   continue reading »

Liz Claiborne Reorganizes Company, Realigns Management Structure

Company Will Operate Via Two Distinct Divisions   continue reading »

Jessica Simpson to Launch Fragrance Line

Parlux Signs Agreement With Camuto Group and Jessica Simpson to Launch Fragrance   continue reading »

ICMAD Elects Board Officers

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association elects board at May meeting.   continue reading »

HBA Announces New Product Showcase

New Product Showcase Galleria will be set up at New York event.   continue reading »

ICMAD Announces CITY Awards Winners For Cosmetic Innovators of The Year

Awards Presented by Beauty Business Entrepreneur Sam Brocato   continue reading »

Old Spice Names Phoenix Sweatiest City in America

Old Spice Names Phoenix Sweatiest City in America in 6th Annual Ranking of Summertime Perspiration   continue reading »

Counterfeit Toothpaste Recalled in Four States

Counterfeit Toothpaste Imported From South Africa Recalled in Four States   continue reading »

American Crew Announces National Men’s Grooming Day

Maker of Grooming Products Plans to Celebrate Male Salon Clientele on August 17, 2007   continue reading »

IPDA Submission Deadline Approaches

Deadline Is Wednesday, June 20, 2007   continue reading »

Procter & Gamble Sells First Candle Since 1920

P&G Returns to Company Roots With First Candle Since 1920   continue reading »

P&G Closing Connecticut Plant

P&G Will Close Clairol Hair-Care Product Plant in Connecticut by 2010, Cutting 415 Jobs   continue reading »

Colgate Elects Sadove to Board of Directors

Saks CEO joins Colgate board.   continue reading »

Rexam Accepting Formulation Challenge Entries

Worldwide Entries For Rexam’s 3rd Annual Formulation Challenge   continue reading »

Avon to Open New Center in Ohio

Avon Products Plans to Open New Distribution Center in Zanesville, Ohio   continue reading »

2007 FiFi Award Winners Announced

The Fragrance Foundation Announces 2007 FiFi Winners.   continue reading »

May 2007

Save Your World Pledges Rainforest Rescue

Save Your World pledges every product sold saves one acre of rainforest for one year.   continue reading »

Axilone USA Names New President

Axilone USA names Jacques Cohen new president   continue reading »

Teeka Tan to Expand Distribution to Central America

Teeka Tan to Expand Distribution to Central America   continue reading »

FDA Blocks Imports of Chinese Toothpaste

FDA Blocks Imports of Chinese Toothpaste   continue reading »

Kent Hussey Appointed CEO of Spectrum Brands

Kent Hussey Appointed CEO of Spectrum Brands   continue reading »

Arylessence Taps Into Fragrance Lifestyles With TrendWatch

Arylessence Taps Into Fragrance Lifestyles With TrendWatch   continue reading »

NJPEC Expands Scholarship Awards

Members underscore personal commitment to packaging with the introduction of new scholarship awards   continue reading »

Parlux Names New CEO, CFO

Parlux Fragrances Names Neil J. Katz CEO and Chairman of the Board, Promotes Raymond Balsys to Chief Financial Officer   continue reading »

P&G Announces Business Unit Realignment

The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Co. announced some business unit realignments and associated changes to its executive management structure effective July 1, 2007.   continue reading »

L’Oréal Acquires PureOlogy

Professional hair care brand added to L'Oreal stable.   continue reading »

Sally Beauty 2Q Profit Drops

Sally Beauty Says 2Q Earnings Fall by More Than Half on Lost L'Oreal Sales and Higher Costs   continue reading »

Aramis Partners with Ford for Mustang Fragrance

James Craigie Named Chairman of Church & Dwight

Robert Davies retires at annual meeting   continue reading »

CEW Announces 2007 Beauty Award Winners

Cosmetic Executive Women announced the 2007 CEW Insider’s Choice Beauty Awards.   continue reading »

Aquafina to Tap Beauty Market With Skincare Line

Aquafina, the PepsiCo-owned bottled water brand, is planning a foray into the health and beauty segment with a skincare line   continue reading »

Estee Lauder 3Q Earnings Jump 58 Percent

Estee Lauder 3Q Income Grew 58 Pct, Benefiting From Large Charge in Prior Year-Quarter   continue reading »

Sally Beauty Names New VP, Treasurer

Nominations Now Being Accepted for HBA Packaging Awards

IPDA Recognizes Outstanding Beauty, Personal Care and Eco-Friendly Packaging Design   continue reading »

Avon 1Q Profit Soars

Avon Reports That 1Q Profit Nearly Triples Amid Turnaround Efforts   continue reading »

April 2007

Avon, Christian Lacroix Introduce Signature Fragrances

Colgate-Palmolive CEO to Step Down

Colgate-Palmolive Chief Executive to Retire, Effective July 1   continue reading »

Revlon Signs Jessica Alba

Global Beauty Leader Continues to Be Represented by Hollywood's Most Beautiful Women   continue reading »

Fragrance Foundation Releases New Issue

Playtex Buys Hawaiian Tropic

Playtex Buys Owner of Hawaiian Tropic   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Goes Solar

Installs solar panel to facility to save energy cost   continue reading »

P&G Wants Judge to Uphold Jury Award

P&G Wants Judge to Uphold Multimillion-Dollar Award Despite Allegations of Jury Misconduct   continue reading »

Good Grief! Stephan to Manufacture, Distribute Products Based on Peanuts

Aveda Launches in Spain

L’Oréal USA Acquires Beauty Alliance

Price Increase on Virgin Fiber-Based Paperboard

Inter Parfums to Create Bath and Body Line for New York & Co.

Banana Boat Signs On as AVP Official Suncare

IBI Unveils Spiritual Perfume

Bare Escentuals Acquires UK Cosmeceuticals

March 2007

Sale of Saint-Gobain Desjonquere

Gillette's Fusion Top Launch in 2006

Skinvisible Licensee to Launch Solerra on QVC

Avon Nominates ConAgra Exec to Board

Phillips-Van Heusen, Gemini Introduce IZOD Fragrances

P&G Wins $19.25M in Satanism Rumor Suit

AXE Warns Users About the Dangers of Misuse

Irish Spring Targets Men

Target Gets the Boots

Risdon Opens Shanghai Base

Coty Partners With Katherine Heigl

Avon Celebrates International Women's Day

P&G Names Asia Executive

Kimberly-Clark to Launch New Line of Sun Care

Procter & Gamble May Move Ireland Plant

ECRM To Sponsor ICMAD CITY Awards

Givaudan Closes Quest Acquisition

Star Fades for Celebrity Fragrances

Secret Launches Prescription Strength AP/Deo

February 2007

Secret Teams with Recording Artists to Promote Female Self-Expression

L'Oréal Awarded at Prix d'Excellence de la Beauté

P&G Expands Relationship with BSG

Gillette Extends Agreement with Palomar

Coty Creates New Global Business Unit

Beiersdorf Sells Hirtler Soap Factory

Ascendia Names Steven Scheyer President and CEO

Avon Sees Restructuring Benefits

Ascendia Completes Acquisition of the Healing Garden, Calgon

Jafra Joins the Fight Against Heart Disease

Tony Stewart Back Old Spice Driver's Seat

P&G Professional Care Expands Relationship With BSG

Parlux CEO Resigns to Quell Shareholders

Avon 4Q Profit Jumps to $184 Million

Woods, Federer, Henry Endorse Gillette

Parlux To Launch Ed Hardy Fragrances

Carlyle Group Acquires Personal Care Brand

January 2007

P&G, Colgate Post Double-Digit Increases

Perry Ellis Signs Deal for Fragrances

Hilary Rhoda Named New Face of Estee Lauder

Biolase in License Deal With P&G

Procter & Gamble Buys HDS Cosmetics

Teeka Tan Goes Live with

Ascendia Buys Two Coty Brands

Raquel Welch Newest M-A-C Beauty Icon

Unilever Announces New Chairman

Colgate-Palmolive Vice Chair to Retire

Procter & Gamble to Invest in Boston

Avon To Close Two Distribution Centers

Soft & Beautiful Taps Spokespeople for Healthy Resolutions Campaign

U.S. Skincare Expected To Grow to $7 Billion by 2010

Spain Shows Promise in Salon Hair Care Market

Teeka Tan Announces SharkDefense/Sunscreen Trials