Lonza has revealed full year results showing sales gains that helped to drive strong profit growth, despite the impact of REACH and negative currency exchange rates.
Oriflame says that its fourth quarter results were ‘slightly weaker’ than expected, hit by a falling demand in both the EMEA and CIS 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.
Packaging firm AptarGroup posted better-than-expected Q3 results helped by strong growth in its beauty & home and closures segments; but predicts a difficult end to the year.
Fragrance sales for the Switzerland-based fragrance and flavours giant showed strong growth on the back of new wins and improved sales of existing products.
Switzerland-based specialty chemicals players Clariant has announced a big jump in 2Q sales, boosted by the strength of the US dollar against European currencies and weaker 2009 comparisons.
L’Oreal has proved it is well and truly on the road to recovery after posting double digit second quarter growth on the back of a particularly strong performance in developing markets.
Sales for fragrance and flavour supplier Givaudan are looking up in the first quarter of 2010 as customers return to normal buying patterns.
Flavour and fine ingredients manufacturer Frutarom has reported a drop in sales and profit for 2009 although the fourth quarter shows signs of recovery.
Croda’s fourth quarter results confirmed that the company is on the road to recovery after a rocky first six months.
Swiss chemicals player Clariant has reported a significant recovery for its Q4 after a tough year, but demand from personal care players remains steady.
Swedish direct sales company Oriflame has announced a 14 per cent increase in its fourth quarter local currency sales, but negative currency translations take the shine off.
Some of the world’s biggest personal care players, including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, L’Oreal and Colgate are likely to be affected by Venezuela’s move to devalue its currency.
McBride Plc, the UK-based manufacturer of private label personal care and household products, says that revenue for its first six months ending 31 December should beat forecasts.
Estee Lauder results shows a big jump in profits, with strong results in Asia and reduced costs helping to prompt the company to raise its outlook.
Procter & Gamble appears to have turned the corner having posted first quarter results that beat market expectations.
Inter Parfums announced that its third quarter sales fell by 5 per cent as it continued to be hit by both the strength of the US dollar against the euro and slow retail markets.
Oriflame sales dropped during its third quarter, with a double digit gain in local currency sales being negated by unfavourable currency translation.
US prestige cosmetics player Estee Lauder says it expects better sales and ‘significantly’ higher profits for its soon-to-be announced first quarter results.
Elizabeth Arden says that lower charges attributable to it restructuring drive helped to narrow fourth quarter losses, although the outlook continues to be weak.
Estee Lauder posts a big fourth quarter loss after it experiences the double whammy of stiff restructuring charges and a big drop in sales.
Direct sales player Oriflame has announced a big increase in local sales for its second quarter, but the negative impact of currency exchange hits profits.
Despite falling sales fragrance player Inter Parfums posts a big increase in profits, having hedged its earnings using forward exchange contracts
Parlux registered a small increase in sales on big gains in the US market, but international sales continue to fall, and the company remains in the red.
Fragrance and flavour supplier Givaudan blames a drop in sales on destocking and lower consumer demand, although it said second quarter results show a slight recovery.
Avon has announced a 65 percent drop in profits as charges for its tough restructuring program bites into the company’s bottom line.
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.
Avon’s second quarter results will be impacted by approximately $90m in costs related to job losses and plant closures.
Swiss fragrance and flavour supplier Givaudan has issued nearly a million new shares, in an attempt to pay off some of the debt from purchasing Quest.
Functional ingredients, fragrance and flavour supplier Frutarom has reported a decrease in sales and net income for the quarter but confirms growth plans.
Symrise is closing a production facility in Spain as part of restructuring plans which aim to improve the company’s bottom line.
Weak domestic sales and a stronger US dollar have dragged down Avon’s first quarter results.
Fragrance sales for Switzerland-based Givaudan struggled in the first quarter and the sector is not expected to recover before the end of 2009.
Citing currency weakness and overexposure in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) market, an analyst has downgraded Avon's outlook for 2009.
Direct sales player Oriflame has announced a healthy increase in its quarterly and full year sales, but the results indicate that profit is tailing off against rising costs.
Tupperware’s beauty business suffered significant losses over the quarter prompting a change of leadership in an attempt to ‘reinvigorate’ the segment.
Estée Lauder has lowered expectations for the year in the light of ‘extraordinary uncertainty’ in the global economy.
Supported by a burgeoning sales force, Oriflame reported rapid growth in both turnover and profit in the third quarter.
Restructuring has helped put Oriflame in a much stronger position, with sales growth also contributing to a healthy increase in profits.
Germany-based personal care and household goods player Henkel has reported healthy organic sales growth for its second quarter but says redundancies and material costs hit the bottom line.
Falling sales volumes, rising commodity costs and the strong Euro colluded in the second quarter to drag down Unilever’s profits.
Luxury beauty firm Clarins has lowered its expectations for the year after reporting a fall in net sales for the first half of the year.
A significant jump in sales has driven a fifty percent increase in
first quarter profit for Inter Parfums thanks to a successful
Burberry fragrance launch.
Symrise has reported a sales increase for the first quarter of 2008
led mainly by emerging markets but bottom line figures suffered due
to higher energy and raw material costs.
Unfavourable exchange rate trends and declining European sales led
France-based Clarins Group into stagnant waters during the first
Sweden-based direct sales giant Orilflame says it has managed to
boost its profits thanks to double digit sales growth during the
Kimberly-Clark has reported that its first quarter profits fell by
2.5 percent after being hit by higher cost pressures, despite a
strong increase in sales.
Sweden-based Oriflame has increased its outlook for 2008 on the
back of positive preliminary results from the year's first quarter.
Luxury cosmetics group Clarins has exceeded its full year sales
expectations reporting turnover in excess of €1bn for the first
time despite losing business in the US.
New Jersey-based International Flavors and Fragrances has reported
a strong increase in its third quarter sales driven by its flavors
division, but profits are hit by administration charges.