22-Nov-2017 By Lucy Whitehouse
The global, natural ingredient-based cosmetics company has announced its results for the period ending September 2017, revealing that progress is being made particularly with its online offering.
05-Nov-2015 By Simon Pitman
It’s been a busy week for Coty, with announcements for another big acquisition, reorganization plans and now first quarter results that show profits are up while revenues are down.
10-Aug-2015 By Simon Pitman
Elizabeth Arden had a tough fourth quarter, with revenues suffering on account of unfavourable currency exchange and a big decline in its North American operations.
11-May-2015 By Simon Pitman
One year on and fragrance player Coty has turned a big loss in the third quarter of last year into a profit, thanks to a focus on its key brands and cost-cutting measures.
29-Jan-2015 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Procter & Gamble saw its second quarter earnings take a hit with the strong dollar having a big impact, setting up a challenging year for the Ohio-based firm.
Direct sales cosmetics player Oriflame has reported a dip in sales, while the bottom line also takes a big hit as the company struggles against continued challenges across Europe.
06-Nov-2012 By Andrew MCDOUGALL
Prestige beauty firm Elizabeth Arden reported better-than-expected revenue in its first quarter results, thanks to the launch of several new fragrances; although these purchases affected profits.
Elizabeth Arden sales up but profits down on license acquisition costs
09-Aug-2012 By Simon Pitman
Color cosmetics and fragrance maker Elizabeth Arden reported health gains in revenue for its fourth quarter, but net profit is hit by licensing acquisition costs.
Revlon results bear the brunt of charges, currency translations and lower overseas sales
31-Jul-2012 By Simon Pitman
Revlon’s second quarter results struggle under the weight of charges, currency translations and falling sales in Europe and Asia, but strong results in the Americas help fend off bigger losses.
P&G results hit by weak US markets, forecast reduced on strong dollar
30-Jan-2012 By Simon Pitman
Although Procter & Gamble’s second quarter results were buoyed by a strong performance in the developing markets, slower consumer spend in the US market holds back growth.
Elizabeth Arden profits driven by higher sales and cost cutting
11-Aug-2011 By Simon Pitman
Elizabeth Arden reported profits above market expectations on the back of high international sales growth and successful cost cutting measures.
Revlon sales up on back of higher advertising spend
04-May-2011 By Katie Bird
Cosmetics company Revlon recorded strong sales increases for the first quarter of 2011 although operating income fell due to higher advertising spend.
Colgate-Palmolive sales up but rising costs take their toll
02-May-2011 By Katie Bird
Sales for oral and personal care player Colgate-Palmolive were up for the first quarter of 2011, but the company said increasing raw material costs were affecting profit margins.
Sales for packaging player PSB Industries up on cosmetics restocking
14-Jan-2011 By Katie Bird
France-headquartered packaging and chemicals company PSB Industries has recorded significant sales growth for 2010, driven by restocking in the cosmetics and fragrance sector.
Elizabeth Arden announces Q2 expectations exceeded
07-Jan-2011 By Andrew McDougall
Global beauty company Elizabeth Arden has announced that, based on its preliminary results, it expects to exceed its second quarter earnings guidance.
Colgate-Palmolive announces record profits on continued sales growth
30-Jul-2010 By Simon Pitman
The world’s leading oral care player, Colgate Palmolive, has announced continued steady sales growth and record profits for its second quarter.
Expiration of Guess license hurts Parlux sales and profits
30-Jun-2010 By Katie Nichol
Fragrance manufacturer and distributor Parlux has highlighted the negative impact of the expiration of its Guess license on its sales and profits.
Estee Lauder profits beat expectations on high sales
27-Apr-2010 By Simon Pitman
Estee Lauder Companies has beat profit expectations having posted a 10 percent increase in Q3 sales as consumers of prestige products return to their old spending patterns.
Key cosmetics players point to sustainability as way out of recession
12-Mar-2010 By Simon Pitman
Following a succession of weak financial results some, of the biggest players in the personal care industries are pointing to sustainability measures as a means of exiting the recession.
Revlon profits slide on slow sales and strong dollar
02-Nov-2009 By Simon Pitman
Revlon revealed falling sales during its third quarter, underlining tough retail conditions and the strength of the dollar against international currencies.
Alberto Culver profits increase on cost cutting
28-Jul-2009 By Simon Pitman
Global hair care leader Alberto Culver has announced a big rise in profits on account of significant cost cutting measures.
Kimberly-Clark sales down but outlook up on lower costs
27-Jul-2009 By Simon Pitman
Personal care giant Kimberly-Clark says net sales fell 6 per cent during its second quarter but says cost savings should boost full year results.
Kao Corporation strengthens European production base
26-Jun-2009 By Leah Armstrong
The Japanese cosmetics company has acquired the plant-related assets of German hair care manufacturer Reichardt International in order to enhance its distribution in the European market.
Colgate-Palmolive confident for the year ahead
29-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
Amid a struggling global economy, Colgate-Palmolive has posted strong fourth quarter results and looks forward to higher profit margins in 2009.
Sally Beauty wobbles at the end of a solid year
20-Nov-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Sally Beauty Holdings has reported solid financial results for the fiscal year although profits failed to match the estimates of analysts.
Shiseido ups forecast but warns of tougher times ahead
24-Oct-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Shiseido has upped its profit forecast for the first half of the year but the company warned that business conditions will be tougher in future quarters.
L'Oreal keeps profits up despite cost increases
29-Aug-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
L’Oreal protected its margins in the first half of the year in the face of attacks from higher raw material and energy prices.
Parlux underlines lower sales expectations
19-Jun-2008 By Simon Pitman
Fragrance giant Parlux has clarified comments made by its CEO
in a recent conference call, stressing that sales expectations for
the quarter ending June 30 will be lower.
Restructuring and refocusing boost Parlux results
06-Jun-2008 By Simon Pitman
Global fragrance maker Parlux has announced a significant boost to
its full year results ending in March thanks to revised market
focus and restructuring programme.
Helen of Troy's personal care sales fall further
13-May-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Helen of Troy's personal care division continued to struggle in the
fourth quarter reporting a 7.1 percent drop in sales that it blamed
on the tough retail environment.
Kao reports solid sales but predicts a difficult 2009
23-Apr-2008 By Katie Bird
Rising raw material costs and a decline in operating profit has led
Japanese personal care firm Kao to forecast low sales growth
for the coming year.
J&J personal care sales contribute to solid year
23-Jan-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) posted high fourth quarter sales
growth supported by a sharp rise in personal care sales that helped
the company achieve strong full year financial results.
Investors file lawsuit against troubled Ulta
16-Jan-2008 By Simon Pitman
A lawsuit has been taken out against Ulta Salon, a leading
distributor of cosmetics and fragrance products in the US, over
terms relating to the company's IPO made in October last year.
Helen of Troy's personal care sales slump
10-Jan-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
Helen of Troy has reported an unexpected drop in turnover as sales
of personal care products slumped in a highly competitive and
challenging sales environment.
Revlon outlines road map after improved Q3
07-Nov-2007 By Guy Montague-Jones
Boosted by improved top-line growth, Revlon reduced losses further
in the third quarter and outlined plans to accelerate future growth
with a new product line-up in 2008.
PCAS's cosmetics and perfume sales catapult
25-Sep-2007 By Guy Montague-Jones
Sales in PCAS's perfume-aroma-cosmetics division leapt up by 43 per
cent in six months, a rise the company attributed to the work of
distributors in the US and Japan.
Sally Beauty's sales rise but expenses hit net profit
09-Aug-2007 By Guy Montague-Jones
Despite strong sales growth, Sally Beauty's third quarter net
profit fell as expenses related to recent structural changes hit
Helen of Troy profit up as costs fall and sales jump
11-Jul-2007 By Simon Pitman
Cosmetics and household goods player Helen of Troy has reported a
51.5 per cent increase in its net profits, ending a prolonged
period of results that have been impacted by increasing costs.
Parlux releases unaudited results for fiscal 2007
02-Jul-2007 By Simon Pitman
Fragrance player Parlux has announced a significant increase in its
sales for the 2007 financial year, but a net loss from its
continuing operations marks a difficult year in which rapid
expansion has seen its administration capabilities...
Bare Escentuals says it will fulfill financial goals
07-Jun-2007 By Simon Pitman
Prestige naturals cosmetic player Bare Escentuals says it is on
course to achieve its financial goals for 2007, confirming its
status as one of the fastest growing companies in this segment of
the US market.
Helen of Troy quarterly profits rocket
14-May-2007 By Simon Pitman
Brand-name personal care provider Helen of Troy has announced a 46
per cent rise in its quarterly profits as restructuring and higher
sales of personal care appliances help it hit the mark.
Elizabeth Arden sees profits and sales jump
07-May-2007 By Simon Pitman
New York-based luxury cosmetics player Elizabeth Arden reported a
double digit jump in both sales and profits, results that topped
expectations on the back of strong increases in fragrance and the
Elizabeth Arden brand.
Bare Escentuals rides high on naturals wave
01-Mar-2007 By Simon Pitman
Tapping into the huge increase in demand for natural-based personal
care products, Bare Escentuals has reported a 39 per cent increase
in fourth quarter sales, backed up by big rises in both net and
Helen of Troy reports strong sales, but costs hit profits
10-Jan-2007 By Simon Pitman
Texas-based Helen of Troy has reported a strong increase in sales,
but costs associated with upgrading the company's distribution and
warehousing operations keep net profits down.
Color for cosmetics helps boost Sensient results
17-Oct-2006 By Simon Pitman
Sensient Technologies, supplier of fragrances and colors for
cosmetic products, has reported a significant increase in both its
sales revenue and its net profits on the back of strong activity in
both the US and China markets.
P&G gets vote of confidence from investors
04-Sep-2006 By Simon Pitman
Proof that P&G is on the right track following its merger with
Gillette came during the course of August, after the company posted
strong fourth quarter results that have led to a share price hike
of more than 8 per cent.
Regis profits surge on Alberto-Culver fee
23-Aug-2006 By Simon Pitman
Global salon operator and hair care provider Regis has reported a
41 per cent increase in net income after the company benefited by a
$50m payment from Alberto-Culver after it pulled out of a proposed
acquisition deal earlier this...
Shiseido pulls back into profit, but predicts tough times
01-May-2006 By Simon Pitman
Leading Japanese and global cosmetics player Shiseido has pulled
back into profit following improved sales and reduced labour costs,
but it is predicting that sales growth will slip in the coming year
as a result of competition.
Exotic formulations boost Body Shop sales
18-Oct-2005 By Simon Pitman
Body Shop International said that its latest results for the six
months up to 27 August showed new lines featuring exotic community
trade ingredients such as Brazilian babbusu nut oil and Zambian
honey have been a major driving force...
Guess and Hilton drive huge jump in Parlux profits
09-Aug-2005 By Simon Pitman
Parlux Fragrance has reported a 74 per cent jump in profits on the
back of the continued roll out of Paris Hilton branded goods
together with the success of new fragrances such as Guess? for