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Oct 18, 2012 | 10:50 AM CDT

Schwan-Stabilo Strong In Its 2011/2012 Fiscal Report

The company's cosmetics division, Schwan Cosmetics, showed a 10% turnover increase over last year.

Oct 18, 2012 | 09:42 AM CDT

Jewelry, Niche Fragrance Segment Makes Double-digit Gains, According to NPD

The prestige fragrance market in the U.S. also remain strong, according to the report, clocking in sales of $1.6 billion in U.S. department stores from January to September 2012.

Oct 18, 2012 | 09:35 AM CDT

Acting CFO Steps In at Ulta as Recently Named CFO Bows Out

Bruce Harmann, who was named Ulta's CFO in September, is resigning while Scott Settersten comes in as acting CFO.

Oct 18, 2012 | 08:48 AM CDT

Bacteria and Beauty: Microbiota's Game-changing Potential in Product Development

By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD

As more research—and more results—come from the study of microbiota, or the population of bacteria that help make up the human body, more implications for the beauty industry and its products are revealing themselves.

Oct 17, 2012 | 10:35 AM CDT

New Report Shows Dynamic Textured Hair Marketplace

The new study from TextureMedia, which focuses on the shopping behaviors and product habits of women with textured hair, found 46% of textured-haired women continue to try new hair products, even after finding their "holy grail."

Oct 16, 2012 | 04:05 PM CDT

Beauty Medic, Nomad and Gourmand: The Trends Impacting Beauty

By: Gattefossé

Continuing its look at the key market trends that it sees as playing a growing role in beauty over the next year and beyond, Gattefossé developed three cosmetic market trends in 2012: Beauty Medic, Nomad and Gourmand.

Oct 16, 2012 | 10:04 AM CDT

J&J Increases Sales to $17 Billion, But Consumer Product Sales Drop

The company's strength came from its medical and pharmaceutical divisions, while its consumer products division's sales decreased 4.3% compared to the same time period last year.

Oct 16, 2012 | 09:57 AM CDT

CCA Industries' Financial Results Up 14.5% for Q3 2012

The company, which owns beauty brands such as Nutra Nail nail care and Sudden Change anti-aging skin care, recorded revenue of $14 million for the period.

Oct 15, 2012 | 12:04 PM CDT

LVMH Reports Record Revenue of €19.9 Billion

The company increased its revenue 22% overall over the same time period in 2011, and its perfumes and cosmetics business group saw organic revenue grow 8% as well.

Oct 15, 2012 | 09:17 AM CDT

More Shoppers Estimating Better Financial Situations for Themselves, According to SymphonyIRI

The report from the market research company also notes that many shoppers will also retain their current, more prudent shopping habits and styles.