International fragrance, consumer products and flavor giant Givaudan reported a 5.7 percent growth in sales for the first half of 2013, with a solid performance bolstered by high growth in Latin America and other emerging markets.
The Estée Lauder Companies posted solid third quarter results, as sales climbed steadily and profits rose significantly as it realized benefits from its cost restructuring program.
Avon results take another big hit as sales continue to slide
Avon Products has reported another big dip in sales and net profit for its third quarter as the company continues to battle operational challenges and a sliding market share.
Avon profits fall 70 percent on lack of product focus
Avon Products has reported one of its worst quarterly results in many years, with both sales and profits taking a big hit on the back of tough market conditions and an ill-defined product portfolio.
P&G results hit by weak US markets, forecast reduced on strong dollar
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 Q1 boosted by strong international sales
US color cosmetics and fragrance player Elizabeth Arden has posted a strong first quarter, boosted by international sales and positive currency translations.
Avon hit by flat US dollar sales and fresh SEC China probe
Avon third quarter US dollar sales were virtually flat, while a renewed SEC probe into bribes in China meant the company’s stock value has plummeted to a year low.
Key cosmetic trends to fight the economic doldrums
Although market researcher Demeter Group is predicting tougher times for the US cosmetics industry in the second half of 2011, there are a handful of key industry trends that are expected to cushion the blow.
Avon Q3 sales show strong gains from new markets
Avon Products reported above market average sales growth for the third quarter, a result that was driven by strong growth in new markets that helped to offset falling North American sales.
L’Oreal nine month results show continued growth in all divisions
All four of L’Oreal divisions have recorded strong growth in the first nine months of financial year 2010, reaffirming the strength of the company’s recovery.
Oriflame reports ‘modest’ first quarter sales growth
Oriflame has reported slight sales growth, pointing to difficult quarterly comparisons, but net profits show a healthier rise.
Price-cuts bring consumers back to the P&G fold
Procter & Gamble has delivered net sales growth of 6 percent for its second quarter, with strong unit volume sales growth indicating its brands are back on track.
Avon profits miss expectations on economic turmoil
Avon has reported a strong rise in its third quarter profits, but poor North American sales spell missed market expectations.
Tupperware continues to outpace market
Tupperware Brands has posted an 18 percent increase in sales for the fourth quarter on the back of high emerging market growth.
Mariah Carey makes Elizabeth Arden's day
First quarter sales made significant progress at Elizabeth Arden,
which the company said was largely attributable to the successful
international launch of its new Mariah Carey fragrance.
Sensient reports strong cosmetic ingredient sales
Fragrance, colors and flavors firm Sensient Technologies has
reported strong results for its fourth quarter and full financial
year, following higher sales, improved product mix and increased