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Mar 01, 2012 | 11:07 AM CST

Beiersdorf Sees 1.1% Sales Rise in 2011

Moving ahead with the realignment of the company's corporate structures and streamlining of its consumer business, Beiersdorf recorded group sales of €5,633 million.

Feb 29, 2012 | 03:27 PM CST

Adaptable Allure

By: Valerie Jacobs

With its ability to distinguish visual specifics of target consumers, facial recognition technology is changing the beauty landscape by allowing the creation and marketing of personalized offerings.

Feb 29, 2012 | 03:11 PM CST

The Changing Face of Beauty Distribution

By: Ada Polla

Insights from beauty retailers—department stores to flash sale sites—shows the various opportunities beauty brands have to reach out to and connect with consumers.

Feb 29, 2012 | 02:00 PM CST

Mintel Forecasts "Kinetique" as Key Trend for 2012

Europe next frontier for new generation of at-home beauty devices, ingredients; POS retail and packaging elements also form a key part of the trend, with a rise in packaging and products that increase the interactivity between virtual and real worlds.

Feb 27, 2012 | 11:07 AM CST

Henkel Extends Contracts With CEO, EVP of Cosmetics/Toiletries

The contracts of Kasper Rorsted and Hans Van Bylen are both extended five years.

Feb 27, 2012 | 09:36 AM CST

Focusing on Emerging Markets, Symrise Makes Strategic Acquisitions, Partnerships in U.S., Brazil and Europe

The fragrance company announced transactions that include an acquisition of Belmay's Brazilian fragrance business, a partnership with Swedish biotech firm Indevex, and the acquisition of U.S.-based Trilogy Fragrances.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:51 PM CST

Study From Total Beauty Media Group Shows Strength of Luxury

The study also shows many women often buy luxury beauty products on discount websites and that sampling is the number one factor in influencing a purchase, followed by peer product reviews.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:46 PM CST

New Officers Elected, Strategies for 2012 Discussed at PCPC Annual Meeting

Elizabeth Arden's E. Scott Beattie has been named the council's newest chairman.

Feb 24, 2012 | 03:41 PM CST

Limited Brands Reports Q4, Full Year 2011 Financials

Reported 2011 full-year operating income was $1.238 billion compared to $1.284 billion in 2010; and net income was $850.1 million compared to $804.8 million in 2010.

Feb 24, 2012 | 11:15 AM CST

P&G Cutting Jobs; Marketing Budget

In an effort to compete more effectively, P&G eliminates jobs, shifts focus of marketing efforts and targets growth in emerging markets; expects $10 billion in savings by 2016.