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Premium positioning complements Unilever's existing portfolio; acquisition is expected to close in May 2015.
Shiseido teams with IBM to provide its beauty consultants mobile apps designed to improve the way they work; company relies on mobile apps to influence future product development and allow consultants to socially connect with each other, better serve their consumers.
Less centralized, company saw its efficiencies and processes improved, and a stronger focus on its 10 core countries has been established; customer base grew by more than 25%, while marketing costs were reduced by 33%.
Former Yes To CEO Joy Chen chosen to lead the marine-based skin care brand; ability to drive sales and profit growth in demanding, complex turnaround situations cited in decision to appoint her to lead H2O+.
Edgewell Personal Care the outcome of Energizer's splitting of its household products and personal care businesses; new branding, logo announced.
Hains expanding footprint in Canada with Belvedere International's diversified portfolio of baby, body and hair care products; acquired company had approximately $25 million in net sales, and is expected to be accretive to Hain Celestial's earnings in fiscal year 2016
NuFACE recognized for its advanced technology, steady stream of new products and ideas, and for unique strategies to evolve the business model and anticipate consumer needs.
Beauty sales declined 14%, but increased 5% in constant dollars; strengthening of the U.S. dollar impacting of foreign currency in reported results.
Benjamin Karsch to lead the Revlon Consumer division’s global brand marketing, product development, consumer engagement and public relations.
Company files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; separation planned to be completed by July 1, 2015. Personal care expected to drive top-line and market share growth through portfolio of brands and innovation.