October 31, 2008



Phil Kowalczyk Named President of The Body Shop Americas


A former COO with women's apparel specialty brand Talbots Inc.   continue reading »

Bare Escentuals Reports a 12% Gain in Profit


But analysts were expecting more.   continue reading »

October 30, 2008



L'Oréal Trims 4Q Forecast


Sales remain strong through September.   continue reading »

Lush Goes Vegan on Nov. 1


World Vegan Day is Saturday.   continue reading »

Avon's Beauty Product Sales Soar 15% in Q3


Double-digit gains in color, fragrance and personal care.   continue reading »

A Strong Q3 Reported by Colgate


Profit exceeds expectations.   continue reading »

October 29, 2008



Estée Lauder Renovates R&D Center in Canada


Cosmetic chemists concentrate on color.   continue reading »

P&G's First Quarter Profit Rises 9%


Emerging markets and higher prices boost results.   continue reading »

October 28, 2008



Estée Lauder Cuts Profit Forecast


But first quarter profit and sales soar.   continue reading »

October 27, 2008



Alberto-Culver 4Q Profit Quadruples on Unit Sale


Boost due to sale of Cedderoth business.   continue reading »

October 23, 2008



Shiseido Has High Hopes for China


As global sales slow, prospects remain bright in the country.   continue reading »

Inter Parfum's Sales Surge in Third


A 21% gain to $123.5 million.   continue reading »

Estée Lauder Rolls Out Time Zone Line and Wrinke Reducing Moisturizers


Billed as the first moisturizer to target lines and wrinkles.   continue reading »

October 22, 2008



Raise Prices and Lose Out to Private Label


Marketers see shares decline in tough economic times.   continue reading »

October 21, 2008



The Village Company Acquires Mr. Bubble


Acquires the No. 1 children's bubble bath in the U.S. from Ascendia Brands.   continue reading »

October 17, 2008



Zirh Holdings and Jafra Cosmetics Form Partnership


Zirh will create exclusive skin care and fragrance products for sale within the Jafra sales network.   continue reading »

Ethnic Personal Care Sales Are Growing 7%


Market is expected to reach $3.3 billion by 2012.   continue reading »

NPA Certifies First Batch of Natural Personal Care Products


List includes products from Aubrey Organics, Burt's Bees and JR Watkins-Natural Apothecary.   continue reading »

Why the Rich are Rich


In the current economy, the highest-Income affluents have cut their spending the most.   continue reading »

October 15, 2008



Makeup Plays a Powerful Role


Kanebo researchers study how cosmetics impact women.   continue reading »

Allergan and Clinique Launch Clinique Medical


New line said to complement select in-office cosmetic procedures.   continue reading »

Analyst Likes Parlux and Revlon


Zacks rates both beauty companies a buy.   continue reading »

October 14, 2008



Consumer Product Sales Surge at J&J


Double digit gains driven by Listerine and Neutrogena.   continue reading »

What, Me Worry? Lafley Reassures P&G Investors


Procter has the products to succeed in difficult times.   continue reading »

New Dawn Formula Cleans Dishes and Beautifies Hands


Targeted enzymes turn chores into a beauty routine.   continue reading »

October 13, 2008



Naterra International Buys Baby Magic


Acquires brand from Ascendia   continue reading »

October 1, 2008



Nadal and Lanvin Are a Perfect Match


Tennis star to launch fragrance next year   continue reading »

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