All news articles for January 2017

LVMH posts ‘record’ annual results

LVMH posts ‘record’ annual results

By Lucy Whitehouse

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a major luxury goods group, has released its 2016 annual results, recording a revenue of EUR 37.6bn in 2016.

J&J to buy Swiss biotech company

J&J to buy Swiss biotech company

By Lucy Whitehouse

Johnson & Johnson Inc’s latest acquisition - the biggest deal in its 130-year history - of a Swiss biotech company confirms the multinational is looking to bolster its presence outside of the US.

cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty establishes holding company

Ulta Beauty establishes its own holding company

By Deanna Utroske

As of January 29, the cosmetics retailer has reorganized its company structure, and Ulta executives believe that the business will be more efficient in this new configuration.

Is there room for innovation in the deodorant category?

Is there room for innovation in the deodorant category?

By Deanna Utroske

Natural, niche, and startup personal care brands regularly advance new deodorant formats and formulations. Among the latest attempts to disrupt the deodorant market is Switch Fresh, a patented redesign of the conventional container that could significantly...

Unilever launches women’s anti-dandruff shampoo

Unilever launches women’s anti-dandruff shampoo

By Deanna Utroske

The company’s Dove brand has just announced a new collection of hair care products positioned to compete directly with P&G’s popular Head & Shoulders brand of anti-dandruff shampoo.