Premium fragrance player Puig has revealed that its sales and market share have continued to grow on the back of increased overseas revenues.
IFF reported strong sales and profits growth in Q4 for both its fragrance and flavors divisions on the back of big gains in its Latin America and Greater Asia markets.
Cosmetics and fragrance company Elizabeth Arden has raised its expectations for 2011 off the back of strong international sales in its second quarter.
A significant drop in profit and weaker domestic sales in the first nine months of 2010 has led Japanese-headquartered Shiseido to lower its forecasts for the full year.
Packaging supplier MeadWestvaco (MWV) has said fourth quarter sales were up on last year, but net income fell.
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.
Procter & Gamble’s focus on the emerging markets is paying off as net sales for the first quarter show a strong increase, but net earnings take a tumble on rising costs.
Johnson & Johnson said sales for its US consumer products division were hard hit by a series of recalls during the period, but other divisions helped to boost the group result.
Fragrance provider Inter Parfums has reported a big jump in 2Q sales in both the US and Europe, but the comparison is against a poor performance in 2009.
BASF has reported a big leap in both earnings and sales for the second quarter, although the results compare to a much weaker performance last year and the outlook is more subdued.
Reckitt Benckiser has announced Q2 results that continue to underline the strong growth the UK-based personal care and household products company has enjoyed throughout the recession.
Falling commodity prices, cost reductions and stronger sales of core beauty brands helped to give Alberto Culver Q3 results a significant boost.
Reckitt Benckiser has announced that it is buying up the maker of health and personal care brands Scholl and Durex, SSL International.
The US headquartered company has reported a drop in sales and net income for the year and warns of the effect of the Venezuelan currency devaluation on the coming year.
Leading Brazilian direct sales cosmetics company Natura has shown industry leading growth in the course of 2009, despite harsh economic conditions.
Elizabeth Arden net sales grew by 6.3 percent during its second quarter, boosted by a particularly strong performance in the Asia Pacific region.
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.
Sally Beauty says it has expanded its footing in the international salon market with the acquisition of Belgium-based wholesale distributor Sinelco Group.
Flavour and fragrance firm Symrise has recruited its new CFO from medical technology company Carl Zeiss Meditec.
New York-based Inter Parfums said the sales decline in its European-based divisions masked a very successful quarter for Burberry, one of its leading brands.
Symrise third quarter sales show a marked ‘upswing’ as destocking came to an end with both flavour and fragrance segments showing positive growth.
Revlon revealed falling sales during its third quarter, underlining tough retail conditions and the strength of the dollar against international currencies.
Brazil-based cosmetics giant Natura has reported double digit sales growth, but results show a downward trend.
Packaging company Gerresheimer’s bottom line has suffered from a drop in revenue of nearly 10 per cent, but the company maintains the worst is over.
Helen of Troy says particularly strong sales for its personal care segment, backed up by an even stronger performance from its household goods division, helped boost quarterly profits.
Sally Beauty, a leading supplier to the professional hair care industry worldwide, has acquired professional beauty supply distributor Schoeneman Beauty.
Global hair care leader Alberto Culver has announced a big rise in profits on account of significant cost cutting measures.
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.
Brazilian cosmetics player Natura said that its recently announced share offering is likely to raise in excess of $800m as Brazilian and US investors clamor for shares.
Europe’s leading private label personal care and household products manufacturer has bucked the downward economic trend to report strong results.
Contract manufacturer Maesa has released disappointing first-half earnings figures, but remains committed to its €100m revenue target for 2010.
BASF has announced plans to cut about 2,000 jobs by the end of the year after first quarter sales fell sharply.
Sales for both the US and European operations slid considerably as the company faced the dual challenge of a strong dollar and the economic crisis.
A sales increase and continuing demand leads UK contract manufacturer Swallowfield to remain confident for the future.
Sales increases at fragrance and flavour company Symrise were not enough to keep net income from slipping in 2008.
BASF expects a drop in sales and an even greater drop in operating income in the coming year.
L’Oreal has reported a fall in sales in the last quarter of 2008 bringing years of high growth rates to an abrupt end.
Amongst the economic doom and gloom Anglo-Dutch personal and household care provider Reckitt Benckiser has posted strong sales growth backed up by impressive profits.
Although sales slipped 9 percent in its fourth quarter aggressive restructuring has helped to boost profits by 80 percent.
Maesa has completed the acquisition of fellow contract manufacturer Zorbit, significantly extending its foothold in the US beauty market.
A UK skin care firm specialising in antimicrobial products and formulations for sensitive skin has gone into insolvency after failing to find funding.
British health and beauty player Boots Alliance says that preliminary results for the first six months of the year ending in September show sales up 11.7 per cent.
An increased advertising spend and new product launches have helped UK cosmetics player Reckitt Benckiser to weather tough economic conditions.
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.
Salon hair care provider Sally Beauty has reported that its net income more than doubled for the third quarter on the back of strong increases in both revenue and same-store sales.
Inter Parfums has become another one of the growing number of cosmetics businesses to be affected by rising costs, after announcing record sales growth but stagnant profits.
Ingredients player United Guardian has turned the tide after a poor first quarter, but continues to struggle against rising costs.
Household and personal care player Church & Dwight reports strong second quarter results, but personal care is not the driving force.
Bare Escentuals reported strong sales and net income figures for the second quarter however its outlook was lower than Wall Street’s predictions.
Significant price increases have only partly offset rising costs for Dow Chemical as net income dropped from last year's second quarter.